Media Business Publications

Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Publications,
Junk News: Can Public Broadcasters Buck the Tabloid Tendencies of Market-Driven Journalism? A Canadian Experience
January 1, 1997
A paper by William John Fox, spring 1995 fellow, argues that Canada’s public broadcasting network has declined in quality after succumbing to commercial...
Journalistic Practice, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
Implementation of Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the American Press: Objectives, Obstacles, and Incentives
January 1, 1996
Racial and ethnic diversity in the American press is a long standing concern. This Shorenstein Center report concludes that while much research has been...
International Affairs, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
The Future of Global Television News
September 1, 1994
A paper by Richard Parker, spring 1993 fellow, explores the potential opportunities and challenges for a new era of “global television.” After seeing TV...
Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Publications,
Ownership of Newspapers: The View from Positivist Social Science
September 1, 1994
A paper by C. Edwin Baker, fall 1992 fellow, analyzes the claim that concentration in media ownership has mostly objectionable effects on the media produced....
Domestic Affairs, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
TV Violence, Children and the Press: Eight Rationales Inhibiting Public Policy Debates
April 1, 1994
A paper by Sissela Bok, spring 1993 fellow, applies the perspective of philosopher and social critic to analyze public policy debates in the press about...
Journalistic Practice, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Publications,
An Economic Theory of Learning from News
July 1, 1992
A paper by Marion Just, professor at Wellesley College; W. Russell Neuman, professor at University of Michigan; and  Ann Crigler, fall 1991 fellow, explores...
International Affairs, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Press Freedom, Publications,
The Media in Europe After 1992: A Case Study of La Repubblica
September 1, 1991
A paper by Sylvia Poggioli, fall 1990 fellow, focuses on media consolidation in Italy in the early 1990s. For most of its history the Italian press was...
Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Publications,
Different Strokes: Public Broadcasting in America and Australia
July 1, 1991
A paper by Glyn Davis, fall 1988 fellow, compares the United States’ decentralized public broadcasting system to its Australian counterpart, which was...