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AS3217 U.S. Media & Public Policy
Semester 2 2000-2001
A/P Ian Gordon
AS7/02-29
Ph. 874 4694

Lecture 1O
New Media:
The Net, The Web, The U.S., and Globalization


Reading:
Joseph Turow, Media Today: An Introduction to Mass Communication (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999). Chapter 14. RBR Holdings
Robert W. McChesney, "The New Global Media," The Nation (November 29, 1999) Web version

Additional:
Eric Alterman, "No Degrees Of Separation: Rules of the game," Columbia Journalism Review, (March-April, 2001): Web version
Ian Buruma, "China in Cyberspace, New York Review of Books 46 (November 4, 1999): 9-12. Web copy.  NUS Library Holdings
Brent Cunnigham, "The World Sees News Through New York Eyes,"Columbia Journalism Review, (March-April, 2001): Web version
Amitai Etzioni, "E-Communities Build New Ties, but Ties That Bind," New York Times, (February 10, 2000): Web version
Ray Eldon Hiebert editor, Impact of Mass Media: Current Issues (New York: Longman, 1999), Chapter Six (pp. 43-50) and Part Sixteen (pp. 429-461). NUS Library Holdings
Brad Kalbfeld, "Crafting the News in a Digital Age,"  Global Issues & Communications, (November 2000): Web Version
Michael Lewis. The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story. New York: W. W. Norton, 2000. NUS Library
Steve Lohr, "A Mass Medium for Main Street," New York Times (January 11, 2000), Web version
Martin Plissner, The Control Room: How Television Calls the Shots in Presidential Elections (New York: Free Press, 1999), Conclusion. NUS Library Holdings
Michael Wolff,: "The Internet As Media Has Failed," I Want Media.com

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