1_19_09 Dismantaling Utopia

1_19_09 Dismantaling Utopia - Wrapup Update:CausalArguments...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Wrap-up  - Update: Causal Arguments o State centered factors Press independence – political incentives o Pol. Economy factors Reliance on govt. sources Ownership Audience appeal o Soc/Constructivist approach Professional norms o International Factors Global media coverage Global civil society International economic competition Economic globalization o Technological factors Tech revolution changes information availability Structure of information - Review Discussion Questions  o Dictator’s Dilemma; internet and technology/new media liberalizing? How the government uses it E-government Forums for discussion, planning, and organizing for the opposition Uses Top-Down or Bottom-Up  Tech arms race Friedman’s dell theory Gov propaganda  Legitimacy of authoritarian regimes Widespread effects of these different mediums Who has access to it Channels for transfer of censored materials 
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course PSCI 0413 taught by Professor Lewis during the Winter '10 term at Middlebury.

Page1 / 4

1_19_09 Dismantaling Utopia - Wrapup Update:CausalArguments...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online