Examining essential aspects of American life, John Budd investigates how informational sources (print and broadcast media and other resources) fall short when it comes to informing citizens, failing our democracy and damaging the public good.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan US|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2015|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
John M. Budd is Professor of Library and Information Science at the University of Missouri, Columbia, USA. He is the author of several books and more than one hundred journal articles on a range of subjects, including politics and economics.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. Democracy: Ideals and Practicalities 2. Economics and Finance: Where Has Theory Come from and What Do We Face Today? 3. Public Good and the Public Sphere 4. Informational Failures 5. Informational Potential