Activism, Advocacy, and Social Movement Resources (Public List)
Part of Philip Napoli's literature review on public interest media and communications activism and advocacy within the U.S. and abroad.
- Eric Klinenberg. Fighting for Air: The Battle to Control America’s Media. Metropolitan Books, 2007
- Jeffrey Chester. Digital destiny: New media and the future of democracy. The New Press, 2007
- Elizabeth Fones-Wolf. Waves of opposition: Labor and the struggle for democratic radio. University of Illinois Press, 2006
- William K Carroll, Robert A Hackett. Remaking media: The struggle to democratize public communication. Routledge, 2006
- Steven D. Classen. Watching Jim Crow: The struggles over Mississippi TV, 1955-1969. Duke University Press, 2004
- Todd Gitlin. The whole world is watching: Mass media in the making and unmaking of the new left. University of California Press, 2003
- . Making Waves: Participatory Communication for Social Change. The Rockefeller Foundation, 2001
- Kate Duncan. Liberating alternatives: The founding convention of the Cultural Environment Movement. Hampton Press, 1999
- Robert Horwitz. The irony of regulatory reform: The deregulation of American telecommunications. Oxford University Press
- Andrew Jamison, Ron Eyerman. Social movements: A cognitive approach. The Pennsylvania State University Press
- Nicholas Johnson. How to talk back to your television set. Little Brown Company
- Richard C. Vincent. Global glasnost: Toward a new world information and communication order?. Hampton Press
- Kevin Howley. Community media: People, places, and communication technologies. Cambridge University Press
- Elizabeth Fones-Wolf. Defending listeners’ rights: Labor and media reform in postwar America. Canadian Journal of Communication. 2006.
- William Birdsall. A Right to Communicate as an Open Work. Media Development. 2006.
- Kevin Howley. Remaking Public Service Broadcasting: Lessons from Allston-Brighton Free Radio. Social Movement Studies. 2004.
- James F. Hamilton. Rationalizing Dissent? Challenging Conditions of Low-power FM Radio. Critical Studies in Media Communication . 2004.
- Aliza Dichter. Where are the people in the ‘public interest’? U.S. media activism and the search for a constituency. Media Development. 2004.
- Andrew Calabrese. The Promise of Civil Society: A Global Movement for Communication Rights. Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies. 2004.
- William K Carroll, Robert A Hackett. Critical social movements and media reform. Media Development. 2004.
- Hernan Galperin. Beyond interests, ideas, and technology: An institutional approach to communication and information policy. The Information Society. 2004.
- Chris Atton. Reshaping Social Movement Media for a New Millennium. Social Movement Studies. 2003.
- Sasha Costanza-Chock. The CRIS campaign: Mobilizations and Blind Spots. Media Development. 2002.
- James F. Hamilton. Theory through history: Exploring scholarly conceptions of U.S. alternative media. The Communication Review. 2001.
- Elizabeth Fox. Communication research and media reform in South America. Critical Studies in Mass Communication. 2001.
- Kevin Howley. Radiocracy Rulz! Microoradio as Electronic Activism. International Journal of Cultural Studies. 2000.
- Robert A Hackett. Taking Back the Media: Notes on the Potential for a Communicative Democracy Movement. Studies in Political Economy. 2000.
- Walter McDowell, Steven Dick. Pirates, pranksters, and prophets: Understanding America’s unlicensed “free” radio movement. Journal of Radio Studies. 2000.
- Ted M. Coopman. High speed access: Micro radio, action, and activism on the Internet. American Communication Journal. 2000.
- Robert A Hackett, Megan Adam. Is Media Democratization a Social Movement?. Peace Review. 1999.
- John W Higgins. Community Television and the Vision of Media Literacy, Social Action, and Empowerment. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. 1999.
- Patrick M. Fahey. Advocacy group boycotting of network television advertisers and its effects on programming content. University of Pennsylvania Law Review. 1991.
- Ronald Garay. Access: Evolution of the citizen agreement. Journal of Broadcasting. 1978.
- Forrest P. Chisman. Public interest and FCC policy making. Journal of Communication. 1977.
- Joseph A. Grundfest. Participation in FCC licensing. Journal of Communication. 1977.
- Marc Garcelon. The ‘Indymedia’ experiment: The Internet as movement facilitator against institutional control. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies.
- Young-han Kim. The broadcasting audience movement in Korea. Media, Culture & Society.
- Hans K. Klein. Online social movements and internet governance. Peace Review.
- Gadi Wolfsfeld, William A. Gamson. Movements and media as interacting systems. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
- Derrick Cogburn. Diversity matters, even at a distance: Evaluating the impact of computer-mediated communication on civil society participation in the World Summit on the Information Society. Information Technologies and International Development.
- Kenneth E Pigg, Shirin Madon, Martin Gilens. Corporate Ownership and News Bias: Newspaper Coverage of the 1996 Telecommunications Act. The Journal of Politics.
- Robert Horwitz. Broadcast reform revisited: Reverend Everett C. Parker and the “standing” case (Office of Communication of the United Church of Christ v. Federal Communications Commission). The Communication Review.
- Linda Foley. "Media reform from the inside out: The Newspaper Guild-CWA." Seven Stories Press, 2005.
- Malkia Cyril. "Media and Marginalization." Seven Stories Press, 2005.
- . "Public interest groups and the Telecommunications Act of 1996." St. Martin's Press, 1997.
- . "Influence of community-based groups on television broadcasters in five eastern cities: An exploratory story." Lexington Books, 1979.
- Roberta Garner, Mayer Nathan Zald. "The Political Economy of Social Movement Sectors." Transaction Books
- Karol Jakubowicz. "Stuck in a groove: Why the 1960s approach to communication will no longer do." Ablex Publishing Corp.
- Michael T. Heaney. "Identity crisis: How interest groups struggle to define themselves in Washington." In Interest Group Politics, 7th Edition. Congressional Quarterly Press
- Arne Hintz. "Civil society media at the WSIS: A new actor in global communication governance?." Intellect Books
- Eric Klinenberg. "Channeling into the journalistic field: Youth activism and the media justice movement." Polity Press
- John Dunbar. A Penchant for Secrecy: Why is the FCC So Determined to Keep Key Data from the Public?. Center for Public Integrity. 2003/05/22.
- Seeta Peña Gangadharan. Why are civil rights groups neglecting media policy?. 2001/01/01.
- Philip M. Napoli. Public Interest Media Activism and Advocacy as a Social Movement: A Review of the Literature. 2007.
- Brian Dolber. Missing the boat? The CWA’s approach to media policy, 1984-2006. 2007.
- William Dutton. Hired Gun or Partner in Media Reform: High Noon for the Social Scientist. 2005.
- Bella Mody, Johannes M. Bauer, Steven S. Wildman. The Role of Research in Communications Policy: Theory and Evidence. 2004.
- Rosemary Batt, Harry C. Katz, Jeffrey H. Keefe. The Strategic Initiatives of the CWA: Organizing, Politics, and Collective Bargaining. 1999.
- C.E. Clift. The WLBT-TV case, 1964-1969: An historical analysis. 1976.
- Marianne Franklin. Gender Advocacy at the World Summit on the Information Society. 2005.
- Margot Hardenbergh, Saskia Fischer. Media Empowerment Manual. 2004.