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From Gutenberg to the internet : free speech, advancing technology, and the implications for democracy / Russell L. Weaver.

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Author/Creator:
Weaver, Russell L., 1952-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxviii, 225 p. ; 23 cm.
Title Variation:
Free speech, advancing technology, and the implications for democracy
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction: The evolution of speech and technology
  • The "gatekeepers" of communication
  • The internet and the circumvention of gatekeepers
  • The decline of traditional media
  • The implications for democracy
  • Will the internet lead to the demise of the "watchdog of democracy?"
  • The internet and the changing relationship between the media and the public
  • Media convergence
  • Fear of governmental meddling, the emergence of new gatekeepers & inundation with information
  • Conclusion.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781594609725
1594609721

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