Vol 36, No 1 (2011)

Democratizing Communication Policy in the Americas: Why It Matters

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Cover image concept/photography by Matt Soar.


Table of Contents

Editorial

Democratizing Communication Policy in the Americas: Why It Matters
Roberta G. Lentz, Leslie Regan Shade
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Articles

Interpreting Privacy on Campus: The Freedom of Information and Personal Privacy Act and Ontario Universities
Martin R. Dowding
Canadian Copyright: History, Change, and Potential
Sara Bannerman
From Pirates to Partners: The Legalization of Community Radio in Uruguay
Evan Light
Peering Ahead: An Examination of Peer-to-Peer Signal-Sharing Communities that Create Their Own Affordable Internet Access
Gwen Shaffer
Metaphors for Democratic Communication Spaces: How Developers of Local Wireless Networks Frame Technology and Urban Space
Alison Powell
The Institutional Development of Indigenous Broadband Infrastructure in Canada and the U.S.: Two Paths to "Digital Self-Determination"
Rob McMahon

Research in Brief

The Media Communications Environment through a Spatial Lens: The Mapping the Media in the Americas Project
Chantal Hansen, Heng Sun, Nigel Waters
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From Media Niche to Policy Spotlight: Mapping Community-Media Policy Change in Latin America
Arne Hintz
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Democratizing Communication Policy in Canada: A Social Movement Perspective
Robert A. Hackett, Steve Anderson
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Commentary

Making Media Public: From Discussion to Action?
Nicole S. Cohen, Sonja Macdonald, Patricia Mazepa, David Skinner
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Sex, Money, Media: A Tribute and Political Reflection
Catherine Murray, Alison Beale
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Book Reviews

Making Our Media: Global Initiatives Toward a Democratic Public Sphere, Vol. 1: Creating New Communication Spaces
Elizabeth Miller
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Making Our Media: Global Initiatives Toward a Democratic Public Shpere. Vol. 2: National and Global Movements for Democratic Communication
Paula Chakravartty
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Communications Research in Action: Scholar-Activist Collaborations for a Democratic Public Sphere
Milton Mueller
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