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Foundations of Communication Policy Principles and Process in the Regulation of Electronic Media

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ISBN-10: 1572733438

ISBN-13: 9781572733435

Edition: 2001

Authors: Philip M. Napoli

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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Philip M. Napoli is an assistant professor of communications and media management in the graduate school of business at Fordham University. He is the author of Foundations of Communications Policy: Principles and Process in the Regulation of Electronic Media.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Plan of the Book
Foundation Principles and Communications Policymaking
The Unique Nature of Communications Regulation
Policy Principles and Policy Analysis
The First Amendment
Functions of the First Amendment
Individual Versus Collective Approaches to the First Amendment
The First Amendment and Communications Policymaking
The Public Interest
Origins of the Phrase
Levels of the Public Interest
The Marketplace of Ideas
Origins of the Metaphor
The Marketplace of Ideas Metaphor in FCC Decision Making
Diversity
The Marketplace of Ideas and Diversity
The Dimensions of Diversity
Competition
Defining Markets in the Assessment of Electronic Media Competition
Assessing Competition in Media Markets
Universal Service
Three Components of the Universal Service Principle
Localism
Rationales for Localism
The Localism Principle in Practice
Reconceptualizing Localism in the New Media Environment
Linking Principles with Process: The Dynamics of Communications Policymaking
The Communications Policymaking Process: A Principal-Agent Perspective
Integrating Process and Policy
The Federal Communications Commission and the Limitations of Communications Policy Analysis
"Private Sector" Stakeholder Monitoring and FCC Decision Making: A Case Study of Broadcast Policymaking
The Analytical Capacity Within the FCC
Toward an Expanded Analytical Approach to Communications Policymaking
Toward an Expanded Analytical Approach to Communications Policy Issues
Institutional Adjustments
References
Author Index
Case Index
Subject Index