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Micro radio and the FCC [electronic resource] : media activism and the struggle over broadcast policy / Andy Opel.

By: Opel, Andy, 1964-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004Description: 1 online resource ([ix], 168 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313073076 (electronic bk.); 0313073074 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Pirate radio broadcasting -- United States | Low power radio -- United States | Radio broadcasting policy -- United States | Radio pirate -- �Etats-Unis | Radio locale -- �Etats-Unis | Radio -- Politique gouvernementale -- �Etats-Unis | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Radio | Rundfunkpolitik | Piratensender | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Micro radio and the FCC.DDC classification: 384.54/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : watching a media movement work -- A typology for media activism : a social movement about media and democracy -- Activists on-line : the Micro Radio Network Listserv (MRN) and the process of defining a movement -- Public radio and the Christians : micro radio activists struggle to define "the other" -- Representing micro radio : newspaper coverage of the micro radio issue, 1998-2000 -- Micro radio and the government : looking for activist discourse in FCC policy -- U.S. Congress intervenes : the Radio broadcasting preservation act of 2000 -- Conclusion : re-cognizing media and a movement.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-156) and index.

Introduction : watching a media movement work -- A typology for media activism : a social movement about media and democracy -- Activists on-line : the Micro Radio Network Listserv (MRN) and the process of defining a movement -- Public radio and the Christians : micro radio activists struggle to define "the other" -- Representing micro radio : newspaper coverage of the micro radio issue, 1998-2000 -- Micro radio and the government : looking for activist discourse in FCC policy -- U.S. Congress intervenes : the Radio broadcasting preservation act of 2000 -- Conclusion : re-cognizing media and a movement.

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