Telecommunications, Mass Media, and Democracy

Telecommunications, Mass Media, and Democracy : The Battle for the Control of US Broadcasting, 1928-1935

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This book examines a critical point in US broadcasting in the late 1920s and early 1930s - the only period in which a strong opposition emerged to network-dominated, advertising-supported media such as radio. Although the opposition failed to secure airwaves for non-profit broadcasters, its critique of the formation and structure of early broadcasting anticipated much of today's most compelling media criticism.show more

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  • Paperback | 410 pages
  • 152.4 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 589.67g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0195093941
  • 9780195093940

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Convincing case study. * Business History * '... a worthwhile contribution to the ongoing discourse on how mass media can be made to best serve a democracy.' Bruce J. Evensen. DePaul University. American Historical Review. Oct '94show more

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