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By Monroe Edwin Price, Roger G. Noll, Lloyd Morrisett

ISBN-10: 0815761163

ISBN-13: 9780815761167

Fast growth in info applied sciences has produced an ever-broadening array of decisions in info items. on the similar time, it has prompted traditionally segmented industries, corresponding to tv, phones, desktops, and print media, to converge and compete. the result's a cornucopia of goods and strength in communications in addition to huge, immense pressure at the governmental associations that use and control details know-how. The essays during this publication supply a extensive examine the numerous ways in which info know-how pertains to problems with governance and public coverage. Adjusting regulatory instititions to the hot technical realities is a smart problem. Will monopoly energy threaten the characteristically regulated components of phones and cable tv or the software program platforms that combine all info applied sciences right into a unmarried procedure with many competing avid gamers? Can conventional ways to highbrow estate rights and keep an eye on of socially destructive content material be utilized to the converged details area? This ebook sheds gentle on those matters, and in so doing demonstrates the usefulness of rigorous, multidisciplinary coverage research in assessing the value of fixing know-how.

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This chapter has two substantive themes. The first is the key characteristic of the evolution of information technology and the mass media: convergence and choice. The second is the strategic decisions by the Markle Foundation in carving out an important niche in carrying forward these developments. The theme of convergence and choice permeates the entire book. Convergence refers to the trend in the underlying technologies of all communications, from mass media such as newspapers and television to computers.

Part one includes essays that assess issues about mass media and the public sphere. Robert M. Entman surveys the gulf between media descriptions of affirmative action and public attitudes toward the problem of distribution of employment opportunities in the society. Both Benjamin R. Barber and Elihu Katz examine the implications of segmentation and technological abundance for democratic discourse and definitions of political and social community. Ellen Mickiewicz surveys how broadcasting has been redefined in Russia in the post-Soviet era and how that redefinition affects political debate.

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