Resources

  • Media Regulation Timeline

    View a timeline of media regulation.

    January 10, 2008
  • Radio Deregulation: Has It Served Citizens and Musicians?

    In November 2002, the Future of Music Coalition released this well-researched and data-driven study of the effects of radio consolidation on citizens and musicians (150 pages).

    January 10, 2008
  • Our Media, Not Theirs

    Our Media, Not Theirs! The Democratic Struggle Against Corporate Media examines how the current media system in the United States undermines democracy, and what we can do to change it.

    January 10, 2008
  • Rich Media, Poor Democracy

    Robert McChesney argues that corporate control of the media system has transformed it from the bedrock of freedom and democracy into a significant antidemocratic force, in the United States and worldw

    January 10, 2008
  • Global Media, The

    Describes in detail a global media system dominated by international conglomerates that have grown rapidly, engage in increasing crossborder activities, and are linked to each other by powerful invest

    January 10, 2008
  • Corporate Media and the Threat to Democracy

    In this pamphlet, McChesney explores the corporate takeover of communications policy in the United States, and the negative implications of media mergers for democratic culture.

    January 10, 2008
  • Political Economy of International Communications, The

    Paper prepared for the UNRISD Programme on Information Technologies and Social Development, as part of UNRISD background work for the World Summit on the Information Society, June 2002.

    January 10, 2008
  • Comments on Minority Media Ownership Proposals

    Comments filed by Free Press, Consumers Union and Consumer Federation of America on the FCC's minority media ownership proposals.

    October 1, 2007
  • The Structural Imbalance of Political Talk Radio

    A joint report by The Center for American Progress and Free Press that analyzes the conservative dominance of political talk radio.

    June 22, 2007
  • The Case Against Media Consolidation: Evidence on Concentration, Localism and Diversity

    The Case Against Media Consolidation: Evidence on Concentration, Localism and Diversity, a book by Consumer Federation of America, Consumers Union and Free Press, and edited by Mark Cooper, is a collection of research papers on media ownership, ranging from broad examinations of the First Amendment to specific analyses of media markets.

    January 1, 2007

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