Resources

  • Where The Girls Are

    Douglas explores the cultural expectations of women across class and history, and links those expectations to representations of women in the media over the last 50 years.

    January 10, 2008
  • Childhood Viewing of TV Violence Affects Women as Well as Men

    Both girls and boys who watch a lot of violence on television are more likely to behave violently as young adults, according to a 15-year study by a social psychologist.

    January 10, 2008
  • Effects of Media Violence on Society, The

    The consensus among the psychological community is that TV violence contributes to a more violent society.

    January 10, 2008
  • Scientific Facts Versus Media Misinformation

    The authors argue that, since 1975, the statistical magnitude of the link between media violence and aggression has been clearly positive and has increased over time.

    January 10, 2008
  • Well Connected : The Databases

    This searchable database contains basic information on every radio and television station in America, as well as every cable television system and telephone company.

    January 10, 2008
  • Broadband Internet (The): The End of the Equal Voice

    The emerging content distribution model on the broadband Internet could diminish the "equality of voice" that is a key characteristic of narrowband Internet.

    January 10, 2008
  • Strangers in a Strange Land: Public Interest Advocacy and Internet Standards

    This paper discusses the direct impact technical design decisions have on public policy concerns and ways to inject a public voice in the process.

    January 10, 2008
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection

    This article made recommendations to the Clinton Admnistration and Congress to reject monitoring or secrecy measures that would infringe on civil liberties in cyberspace.

    January 10, 2008
  • Media Consolidation

    NOW with Bill Moyers regularly reports on media ownership and consolidation. NOW features stories on the history, up-to-date events and presents the political landscape of media policy.

    January 10, 2008
  • Media Regulation Timeline

    View a timeline of media regulation.

    January 10, 2008

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