Notes Massmedia - Mass mEdia Monday 6:02 PM-Course Project...

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Mass mEdia Monday, September 08, 2008 6:02 PM -Course Project o Look in the graber book for topics + references o Must be media and politics o Must be doable - no so broad and impossible to finish during term Who owns the media Important Social - political question because control means you can own political discussions. 1st Amendment assumed ease of entry. How media is funded important regarding control o Government funded - BBC, CBC Private for profit o Independent stations o Chains or conglomerates - networks in major metropolitan areas Mix of private - public Regulatory Structure Federal Communications Commission (FCC) o Issues Licenses - controls ownership of stations that can be held in a particular market o Monitors performance - obscenity, treatment, public affairs o Controls radio spectrum allocations o Equal time provisions during campaigns o Exception for presidential debates o Editorial rebuttal FCC - other media forums
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