Speaking of radio consolidation… Broadcasting and Cable has a feature article on “The Charlottesville question; FCC takes big step toward deciding how much radio concentration is too much.”
Archive | April, 2002
Broadcast Industry Asks FCC to Keep Ownership Limits(!?) According to the Hollywood Reporter, the president of the National Association of Broadcasters has joined the president of two other broadcast companies in sending a letter urging the FCC to retain rules that limit a single company to having enough TV stations to reach 35% of the […]
The Radical Librarian pointed me to First Monday — a peer-reviewed academic Internet journal — which has a paper on the Indymedia movement entitled “Independent Media Centers: Cyper-Subversion and the Alternative Press”. I haven’t had a chance to read it yet (I’m working on a paper of my own), but I’ll comment on it when […]
I just stumbled on to Peter Suber’s Free Online Scholarship newsletter, which covers “How the Internet is Transforming Scholarly Research and Publication.” Although aimed at scholars and researchers, a quick perusal of the archives indicate to me that it would be of interest and use to anyone concerns about freedom of speech and civil liberties […]
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