US communication policy after convergence

  title={US communication policy after convergence},
  author={François Bar and Christian Sandvig},
  journal={Media, Culture \& Society},
  pages={531 - 550}
The laws and policies that govern communication in the US have evolved over time to treat different media with distinct doctrines. The press, the post, broadcasting and the telephone each abide by different rules, defining who can build and operate the underlying communication systems, who can use them, along what patterns, to convey what information. As these regimes evolved, they adjusted to reflect social, political, economic and technological change. Occasionally over the past century, the… 

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