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Author: Mark Cooper
Publisher: Center for Internet and Society, Stanford Law Scho
Keywords: information, digital, democracy, ownership, media
Number of Pages: 313
Published: 2003-09-15
ISBN-10: 0972746099
ISBN-13: 9780972746090

MEDIA OWNERSHIP AND DEMOCRACY IN THE DIGITAL INFORMATION AGE combines a detailed review of First Amendment jurisprudence with rigorous economic analysis to demonstrate the continuing need for structural limits on media ownership to promote democratic discourse. Among the key findings: · Economic forces in mass media markets result in the undersupply of diverse sources of information, inadequate production of investigative "watch dog" news and the exercise of market power by media owners. · Increasing commercialism, concentration, consolidation and conglomeration undermine the ab
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Author: Stewart A. Baker
Publisher: Hoover Institution Pre
Keywords: hoover, inst, press, publication, terrorism, tomorrow’s, stilts, aren’t, stopping, skating
Number of Pages: 375
Published: 2010-06-15
ISBN-10: 0817911545
ISBN-13: 9780817911546

In the years after 9/11, officials scrambled to rethink security at the border and in the air—while privacy groups and foreign governments did their best to stop and then roll back security measures. As a result, we have only partially closed gaping security holes. Worse, the resistance has made it all but impossible to head off other disasters that are inherent in new technologies such as computer networks and biotech. In Skating on Stilts, Stewart A. Baker draws on his experience at Homeland Security to give the reader a ringside seat as the battle unfolds. In a lively memoir, he de
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Author: George Reisma
Publisher: TJS Book
Keywords: economics, treatise, capitalism
Number of Pages: 1096
Published: 1996-11-01
ISBN-10: 0915463733
ISBN-13: 9780915463732

Literally encyclopedic -- almost the length of a volume of the Britannica in terms both of number of pages and content per page--Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics is the philosophically and intellectually strongest and most comprehensive book in the defense of laissez-faire capitalism that can be found anywhere in the world at the present time. It is state of the art in economic theory and political philosophy. The intelligent, open-minded reader who seeks to understand the economics and politics of the modern world (along with much of its closely related history and social and cultural phe
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Author: David Gewirtz
Publisher: ZATZ Publishing
Keywords: reawakening, american, dream, work, reinvigorating, jobs, reinventing, business, save
Number of Pages: 474
Published: 2010-01-05
ISBN-10: 0945266014
ISBN-13: 9780945266013

A shocking and disturbing look into how changes worldwide have created enormous disruption in the very nature of jobs in America. Ideas, strategies, and innovative approaches for policy change that could make a real difference and help save and create jobs in America. Powerfully effective hands-on tips, techniques, and strategies that you personally can take to keep and create jobs, without waiting for politicians to get their act together. AAbout the Author David Gewirtz is Executive Director of the U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute, Editor-in-Chief of the ZATZ magazines, and a CNN con
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