Social Democracy or Corporate Libertarianism? Conflicting Media Policy Narratives in the Wake of Market Failure

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleSocial Democracy or Corporate Libertarianism? Conflicting Media Policy Narratives in the Wake of Market Failure Author(S)Victor Pickard (Author)
Abstract  Assuming that crucial public services should not be left entirely to market-driven forces, American policymakers attempted to establish safeguards for news media. An examination of conflicting narratives within postwar policy debates suggests that the US evaded this path largely because of a concerted backlash—often in the form of red-baiting—encouraged by threatened newspaper and broadcast industries. ...Paginationp 336-355
SubjectCommunicationDescriptorsCommunication
Journal TitleCommunication Theory  
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