Media Ownership and Democracy in the Digital Information Age

Media Ownership and Democracy in the Digital Information Age

This book combines a detailed review of First Amendment jurisprudence with rigorous economic analysis to demonstrate the continuing need for structural limits on media ownership to promote democratic discourse.

Description
Topics included: A bold aspiration for the first amendment • Media economics and democratic discourse • Print journalism • The electronic mass media • Defining mass media information markets • Analysis of media markets • Structural principles for media ownership limits • Hocus pocus with the fcc’s diversity index: making market power disappear.

Book Details

Author(s): Mark Cooper
Publisher: Center for Internet and Society, Stanford Law School
Published: 2003
Format(s): PDF
File size: 964 KB
Number of pages: 313
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