Comm. Law

[commlaw] 10-30 Structure of Media Regulation

Required Reading:

  • 廣電三法 (get a sense of the purposes of the laws and what are regulated).
  • C. Edwin Baker, Media Structure, Ownership Policy, and the First Amendment, 78 S. Cal. L. Rev. 733 (2005). A well written commentary to Yoo’s article below, which you’re encouraged to read as well.

Additional Reading:

  • Christopher S. Yoo, Architectural Censorship and the FCC, 78 S. Cal. L. Rev. 669 (2005).
  • Howard A. Shelanski, Antitrust Law as Mass Media Regulation: Can Merger Standards Protect the Public Interest?, 94 Cal. L. Rev. 371 (2006).
  • Brian C. Hill, Measuring Media Market Diversity: Concentration, Importance, and Pluralism, 58 Fed. Comm. L.J. 169 (2006).
  • Jerry Berman & Daniel J. Weitzner, Abundance and User Control: Renewing the Democratic Heart of the First Amendment in the Age of Interactive Media, 104 Yale L.J. 1619 (1995).

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