Political Communications Infrastructure

  title={Political Communications Infrastructure},
  author={W. Neuman},
  journal={The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={21 - 9}
  • W. Neuman
  • Published 1996
  • Sociology
  • The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
  • Major American corporate and political forces are currently battling for control of a new digital communications network that marks the convergence of what were until recently separate industries of publishing, broadcasting, telecommunications, and computers. So far the debate over the National Information Infrastructure has been dominated by questions of who gains and who loses economically. This article attempts to redirect attention to the issue of political communication—how technical… CONTINUE READING
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