Public Interest Media Activism and Advocacy: An Annotated Bibliography [pdf]
This annotated bibliography was prepared in connection with the McGannon Center’s research report, Public Interest Media Activism and Advocacy as a Social Movement: A Review of the Literature. This bibliography has been prepared as a resource for scholars, activists, policy professionals, and students interested in the field of media activism and advocacy, both in the U.S. and abroad.
Mapping Communication and Media Research in the U.S. [pdf]
This project, conducted by the Communication Reseach Center (CRC) at the University of Helsinki, constituted part of the research undertaken by theMcGannon Center’s Visiting Research Fellow (and CRC research team member) Minna Aslama during her time at the McGannon Center. This study is part of a larger series of studies examining the state of communications research in various countries around the world.
The Localism Principle in Communications Policymaking: An Annotated Bibliography [pdf]
This annotated bibliography was prepared in connection with the ongoing FCC proceeding investigating the state of broadcast localism in the United States. This bibliography has been prepared as a resource for scholars, activists, policy professionals, and students interested in the meaning and function of localism in U.S. media regulation.
Media Diversity and Localism: Meaning, Metrics, and the Public Interest: Conference Report [pdf]
This detailed report is the outgrowth of a conference organized and hosted by the McGannon Center, with the support of the Ford Foundation, in December of 2003. The purpose of the conference was bring together an inter-disciplinary collection of scholars, along with policy professionals, industry representatives, activists, and advocates, to share research related to the process of developing rigorous metrics for measuring diversity and localism in the U.S. media system.