The internet and U. S. communication policy-making in historical and critical perspective

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The importance of internet in global media and communication and United States (US) communication policy making in historical and critical perspective is discussed. The development of internet has various advantages mainly it is inexpensive, global, interactive and for mass computer communication. The nature of contemporary communication policy in US focus on surrounding the emerging communication revolution and provides a new approach for democratic potential of the technology. Communication policy-making follows the contours of political debate in business run society and there goal is to satisfy the needs of business and profit maximization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Computer-Mediated Communication
Issue number4
StatePublished - Mar 1 1996
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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