Media, Markets, and Democracy
By (author) C. Edwin Baker
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Media, Markets, and Democracy by C. Edwin Baker
Book DescriptionGovernment interventions in media markets are often criticized for preventing audiences from getting the media products they want. A free press is often asserted to be essential for democracy. The first point is incorrect and the second is inadequate as a policy guide. Part I of this book shows that unique aspects of media products prevent markets from providing for audience desires. Part II shows that four prominent, but different, theories of democracy lead to different conceptions of good journalistic practice, media policy, and proper constitutional principles. Part II makes clear that the choice among democratic theories is crucial for understanding what should be meant by free press. Part III explores international free trade in media products. Contrary to the dominant American position, it shows that Parts I and II's economic and democratic theory justify deviations from free trade in media products.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521009775
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 5-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author C. Edwin Baker
Media Concentration and Democracy, Paperback (December 2006)
This book provides a normative critique of mass media ownership concentration.
Media, Markets, and Democracy, Hardback (November 2001)
Economic and democratic theory justify deviations from free trade in media products.
Human Liberty and Freedom of Speech, Paperback (October 1992)» View all books by C. Edwin Baker
The author develops a liberty theory of freedom of speech, which is then contrasted with the currently dominant "marketplace of ideas" theory. The text re-examines the entire American school of thought on the meaning of the First Amendment.
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