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Barriers Down: How American Power and Free-Flow Policies Shaped Global Media

Barriers Down: How American Power and Free-Flow Policies Shaped Global Media

by Diana Lemberg

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231182164
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 08/06/2019
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Diana Lemberg is assistant professor of history at Lingnan University in Hong Kong.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Liberalizing Missions
1. Freedom for Every Medium, Everywhere: Information Politics in the 1940s United States
2. Quantifying and Qualifying Freedom of Information Durgaing the Early Cold War
3. Information Flows and the Conundrum of Multilingualism
4. Capacity as Freedom Durgaing the Development Decade
5. Satellites and the End of Sovereignty
6. Cultural Turns in the International Arena
7. “A Global First Amendment War”: Freedom of Information on the Verge of the Neoliberal Era
Epilogue: Free Flow Bytes Back?

Acknowledgments
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index