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By Vicki Nash and Mark Bunting

The role of digital platform companies in our lives is expanding rapidly. Every day, huge numbers of us are creating and sharing content with known and unknown others on social media, booking rides, and buying goods from distant sellers in online multisided marketplaces. Behind the scenes, companies, big and small, trade on platforms offering B2B services or access to casual labour who will work from a distance. Such advances have brought huge benefits of cost, efficiency and choice.


In the second article on platforms in this issue, VICKI NASH and MARK BUNTING take a practical look at the role for policymakers in more effective oversight

Intermedia Issue:
Volume 46, Issue 02
Issue Date:
July 2018
Content: innovation, regulation and markets
Vicki Nash Vicki Nash Deputy director and policy and research fellow, Oxford Internet Institute Mark Bunting Mark Bunting Director, Content Media Policy, Ofcom, UK

Volume 46, Issue 02 Features

EDITORIAL 13.07.2018 Marc Beishon
SMART POLICY 13.07.2018 Cristina Murroni
LATIN LESSONS 13.07.2018 Cristina Murroni
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