McChesney, "New Global Media"
Why have U.S. media corporations expanded into other countries?
Who controls most of the media industries in other countries?
What does the global media market encourage?
Which media industry has been most open to experimentation and new ideas?
What is the future of television technology "about"?
What are the effects of TV hard disc recording?
What forms of revenue will become more important in TV's future?
What is HDTV and why isn't it already a standard?
Schonfeld "Don't Just Sit There"
What are the three models of interactive television, and how are they different from one another?
When were the first experiments in interactive tv begun?
How do people interact with their computers? How is that different from how they interact with their televisions?
What is the downside of digital recorders such as TIVO for the television industry?