chapter  11
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The consumption of audio-visual material in the EU: trends

Complexity of the media The historical development of the audio-visual industry and the various regulatory controls around it has been deep, wide and various (see Chapter 9). The most noticeable is the inclusion in recent years, following the downfall of the iron curtain, of Central and Eastern European states who are emerging from state control and censorship. This has allowed for an increased surge of consumer activity in these areas.