Television, the Public Sphere, and National Identity

Television, the Public Sphere, and National Identity

by Monroe Edwin Price
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198183380

ISBN-13: 9780198183389

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

What is meant by an "independent" television and press, and what affirmative role should any government have in the regulation of television? How do competing interest groups use media regulation to their advantage? What impact does television have on democratic values and the process of democracy itself? Television, the Public Sphere, and National

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What is meant by an "independent" television and press, and what affirmative role should any government have in the regulation of television? How do competing interest groups use media regulation to their advantage? What impact does television have on democratic values and the process of democracy itself? Television, the Public Sphere, and National Identity focuses on these and other questions in a broad reinterpretation of television's role and influence on democratic societies in a time of increased globalization of the media.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198183389
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1The Nation-State and Global Media3
2The Public Sphere21
3National and Post-National Identity40
4The Market for Loyalties60
5Inventing Independence83
6Law, Force, and the Russian Media108
7Text and Context128
8The Search for the Public Interest153
9Regulating Imagery174
10A Taxonomy of Access194
11The Open and Closed Terrain of Speech213
12Globalism, Television, and Society233
Notes247
Bibliography279
Index294

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