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Describes the dangerous possibility of media conglomerates pre-selecting content to push on Internet users, and limiting or blocking access to unaffiliated channels, as the FCC finalizes the regulator
Viewers Like You?
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.
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.
The consensus among the psychological community is that TV violence contributes to a more violent society.
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.
This searchable database contains basic information on every radio and television station in America, as well as every cable television system and telephone company.
The emerging content distribution model on the broadband Internet could diminish the "equality of voice" that is a key characteristic of narrowband Internet.
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.
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