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Author Pickard, Victor W., author.

Title America's battle for media democracy : the triumph of corporate libertarianism and the future of media reform / Victor Pickard (University of Pennsylvania).

Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
©2015

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 UniM Bail  302.23 PICK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 247 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Communication, society and politics
Communication, society and politics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-234) and index.
Contents Introduction : the policy origins and normative foundations of American media -- The revolt against radio -- A Progressive turn at the FCC -- The battle of the blue book -- The origins of the fairness doctrine -- The 1940s newspaper crisis and the birth of the Hutchins Commission -- Should the giants be slain or persuaded to be good? -- The postwar settlement for American media -- Conclusion : confronting market failure.
Subject Mass media policy -- United States -- History.
Broadcasting policy -- United States -- History.
History.
ISBN 9781107038332 (hardback)
1107038332 (hardback)
9781107694750 (ebk)