Resources

  • 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
  • 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

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