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Assignment #2: Media and Sovereignty

April 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

“Biblical stories of spies entering the Promised Land predate the present revolutionary technologies of boundary penetration and surveillace”. Monroe E. Price describes with this the feeling of threat that comes as a side effect with every new technology for transmitting information. The Internet poses this great feeling of threat with the double-sided idea of it […]

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Assignment #2 Threatening the Status Quo: Wikileaks as the thorn in the side of TNCC

April 28th, 2011 · 2 Comments

The era of colonialism is over, or rather it has transformed: We now live in an age of neo-colonialism. This new system of colonialism substitutes hard power (military and political control) with something much more transient and much more subversive. These days the weapon of choice for those in power is mass media. When did […]

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Assignment #2 Media and Sovereignty

April 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Since the beginning of the new year, media has been a major topic throughout the world. Due solely to the media, America was notified about the revolutionary attacks that began in Egypt earlier this year. Had it not been for facebook or twitter, we would be unaware to what extent the violence had reached. According […]

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Assignment #2

April 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The relationship between media and authority is not always clear. Freedom of speech and expression comes into play and creates a fine line that sometimes gets crossed. States have power that doesn’t come by often and isn’t easy to obtain. They use the power they are given to make sure their authority is seen and […]

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Assignment #2 – Media and Sovereignty

April 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment

“The market is so powerful, technology so ubiquitous, that we are often reminded that the process of law making, especially in the field of media regulation, is like building castles in the sand where complex structures will be forcefully erased by an overwhelming cascade of waves.” (ch. 36, pg 307).  Monroe accumulates the entirety of […]

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Media & Sovereignty Report – Assignment # 2

April 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The power of modern technology and social networking may often seem as a threat to national sovereignty. “Media and Sovereignty: The Global Revolution and Its Challenge to State Power” by Monroe E. Price discusses how the relationship between media and borders is always in transition; especially with new “technologies of freedom.” The article begins with […]

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Assignment #2 – Media and Sovereignty

April 26th, 2011 · 4 Comments

In China, TV is heavily monitored by the government.  Children’s programming is especially monitored.  In China, children’s programming is extremely educational.  Even some Chinese citizens believe that the programming is to boring and no fun.  Just recently, The Kids Choice Awards, presented by Nickelodeon, was aired in China.  The Kids Choice Awards is an awards […]

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Media & Sovereignty Report

November 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments

From the beginning of time media’s such as radio have been utilized by the government to hold power over its domain.  With so many different types of media and all them changing it has become more and more difficult for the government to have a hold on media.  Now the government has to battle media […]

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Media and Sovereignty.

November 12th, 2010 · 2 Comments

In Ch. 36, “Media and Sovereignty: The Global Information Revolution and its Challenge to State Power” by Monroe Price. Price discussed the relationship between media and sovereignty . He discussed how power technology has became over the past few decades and how media would influence a nation’s power. I believe that both the state and […]

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Media & Sovereignty – Soap Opera Boosts Women’s Rights in India -Yujiao Huang

November 10th, 2010 · 3 Comments

A few days ago, I heard a story on NPR on how the spread of satellite and cable TV increased female autonomy in India. This story demonstrated that, with the help of technology, media can help people overcome same of the cultural and historical norms in a center society that now are considered as outdated […]

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Media and Sovereignty

November 9th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Recently, China accused Japan of spreading untrue statements to the media during the summit meetings. China had felt that their sovereignty and territory integrity had been violated. A diplomat of China, Hu Zhenyue stated that the Japanese should take “full responsibility” for any problems that arise. The question behind this is, why is Japan doing […]

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Assignment #2 Media and Sovereignty

November 9th, 2010 · No Comments

In chapter 36, Monroe Price’s article on Media and Sovereignty speaks about how the government needs to control and regulate the power given to the media.  According to her, government should decide and put regulation on the media about its freedom of speech.  I personally don’t support Monroe Price ‘s point of view because I […]

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Assignment Number 2

November 8th, 2010 · 3 Comments

In chapter 36; Media and Sovereignty Monroe E. Price speaks about the role of media and how government has to put regulation on the media so they do not over power the government or the economy. With this idea we, as a society are able to see and maintain order, like the chain of commands. […]

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Media Censorship in Rwanda- Assignment #2- Anthony Mendola

November 7th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Monroe Price’s article on Media and Sovereignty speaks about how the government needs to regulate the power given to the media. This creates a sense of order and security. The government doesn’t want to be viewed as weak in the eyes of its people. As more technological advances occur and media is spread on different […]

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Control Over Media in Cuba: assignment 2

November 6th, 2010 · 7 Comments

I think every society, whether communist, democratic, has a fear of rivalry from its citizens. Even though it is much less likely to occur in the US due to our “democratic” state, some of us do feel there is a sense of corruption going on around us. From globalization, a lot of new innovations are […]

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