Media, Markets, and Democracy

Media, Markets, and Democracy

by C. Edwin Baker
     
 

Economic and democratic theory justify deviations from free trade in media products.See more details below

Overview

Economic and democratic theory justify deviations from free trade in media products.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521804356
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Series:
Communication, Society and Politics Series
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)
Lexile:
1530L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Serving Audiences: 1. Not toasters: the special nature of media products; 2. Public gods and monopolistic competition; 3. The problem of externalities; 4. The market as a measure of preference; 5. Where to? Policy responses; Part II. Serving Citizens: 6. Different democracies and their media; 7. Journalistic ideas; 8. Fears and responsive policies; 9. Constitutional implications; Part III. An Illustration: International Trade: 10. Trade and economics; 11: Trade, culture, and democracy; Conclusion; Postscript: the internet and digital technologies.

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