Week5 - Week 5 Regulation in the convergence era Media echnologies as systems of power Readings Freedman Des(2008 The Politics of Media Policy Ch

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Week 5. Regulation in the convergence era: Media echnologies as systems of power Readings Freedman, Des (2008)  The Politics of Media Policy . Ch 1 (pp 1-17). Malden, MA: Polity Press. Lessig, L. (2002)  The future of ideas .  NY: Basic Books. (Chapter 3 – Commons on the wires. Pp.  26-48) Lessig, L. (2002)  The future of ideas .  NY: Basic Books. (Chapter 2 – Building blocks: Commons  and layers. Pp. 19-25)  Lessig, L. (2007)  Code 2.0 . NY: Basic Books.  (Chapter 6: Cyberspaces. Pp. 83-119) Watch Jimmy Wales – “Keeping Wikipedia Politically Neutral”  http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=m2ekROeo4GY Key concepts Media policy Economies of scale Cross-promotion Rivalrous goods Non-rivalrous goods Externalities of media products Deregulation/ Regulation Governance Public interest Marketplace model (laissez-faire) Public Trustees of the spectrum Common carriage Universal access Media convergence Commons Open access
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