Television, the Public Sphere, and National Identity

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198183389
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 1/28/1996
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 308
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Monroe E. Price is the Danciger Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University.

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Table of Contents

1 The Nation-State and Global Media 3
2 The Public Sphere 21
3 National and Post-National Identity 40
4 The Market for Loyalties 60
5 Inventing Independence 83
6 Law, Force, and the Russian Media 108
7 Text and Context 128
8 The Search for the Public Interest 153
9 Regulating Imagery 174
10 A Taxonomy of Access 194
11 The Open and Closed Terrain of Speech 213
12 Globalism, Television, and Society 233
Notes 247
Bibliography 279
Index 294
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