Cultural and Communication Policies

Political Economy of Communication

European Network for Communication and Information Perspectives
http://www.encip.org/

Union for Democratic Communications
http://www.udc.org/

Vincent Mosco's Home Page
http://www.carleton.ca/~vmosco/vm.html

Robert W. McChesney Website
http://www.robertmcchesney.com/

Herbert Schiller: Intellectual scourge of media manipulation and skeptic of the information revolution
http://www.guardian.co.uk/Print/0,3858,3964644,00.html

Politicalinformation.com: A search engine for politics & policy
http://www.politicalinformation.com/

The Center for Economic and Policy Research
http://www.cepr.net/index.html

Swiss Dictionary of Social Politics (French)
http://www.socialinfo.ch/cgi-bin/dicoposso/alpha.cfm?f=!&n=a

Economic Policy Institute
http://www.epinet.org/

Global Policy Forum
http://www.globalpolicy.org/

International Association for Media and Communication Research
http://www.humfak.auc.dk/iamcr/

International Studies Association Internet resources and links
http://csf.colorado.edu/isa/resources.html

International Communication Association
http://www.icahdq.org/

World Policy Institute
http://www.worldpolicy.org

World Trade Organization
http://www.wto.org/

International Labour Organization
http://www.oit.org/

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
http://www.oecd.org/

Marxist Political Economy Index
http://www.marxists.org/subject/economy/index.htm

Globalization

Centre for Research on Globalization
http://www.globalresearch.ca/

Cooperation-Solidarity-Development (French)
http://www.globenet.org/csdptt

The International Institute for Communication and Development
http://www.iicd.org/

Globalization Links
http://www.geocities.com/ericsquire/glob5.htm

The Globalization Website: Data Sources
http://www.emory.edu/SOC/globalization/data.html

Communications for a sustainable future
http://csf.colorado.edu/index.html

The International Forum on Globalization
http://www.ifg.org/

Globalization.com: A portal to information about Globalization, Internationalization, Localization, and Translation
http://www.globalization.com/

The Globalization Website
http://www.emory.edu/SOC/globalization/

The Grassroots Globalization Network
http://www.earthisland.org/ggn/

The Global Policy Forum
http://www.globalpolicy.org/

World Bank Research on Globalization
http://econ.worldbank.org/topic.php?topic=2231

Foreign Policy in Focus: Globalization in Focus
http://www.fpif.org/global/

Le Monde Diplomatique: Globalization (French)
http://www.fpif.org/global/

What Real Globalization Would Mean
http://www.progress.org/archive/global01.htm

Global Portal
http://www.globalcircle.net/00globalization.htm

International Agreements

NAFTA

NAFTA Implementation in Canada The First Three Years - Part 1
shttp://www.sice.oas.org/geograph/north/pres

The Cultural Industries Exemption from NAFTA -- Its Parameters
http://www.dbtrade.com/publications/nafta.htm

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/nafta-alena/menu-e.asp

The Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development
http://texascenter.tamiu.edu/

Global Trade Watch
http://www.citizen.org/trade/nafta/articles.cfm?ID=5137

The NAFTA Secretariat
http://www.nafta-sec-alena.org/english/index.htm?home.htm

FTAA

FTAA Is a Threat, Warns Nobel Laureate
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines01/1029-03.htm

Official Site of the FTAA
http://www.ftaa-alca.org/alca_e.asp

SICE: Free Trade Area of the Americas - FTAA
http://www.sice.oas.org/ftaa_e.asp

Stop the FTAA!
http://stopftaa.org/new/

Cultural Diversity

Cultural Development in an Open Economy
http://www.wlu.ca/~wwwpress/jrls/cjc/BackIssues/
18.4/mcfad.html


Race and Media
http://www.yilmazguney.com/media/writings/
race_and_media.htm


The question of cultural diversity (French)
http://www.mcc.gouv.qc.ca/international/
diversite-culturelle/diversite.htm


The Cultural Diversity Battle (French)
http://www.france.diplomatie.fr/label_france/
FRANCE/DOSSIER/2000/10culturelle.html


Catherine Trautmann: Defending Cultural Diversity
http://www.culture.fr/culture/actualites/politique/
diversite/wto-en.htm


Globalization + Capitalism = Cultural Diversity (French)
http://www.quebecoislibre.org/020105-4.htm

UNESCO: From Diversity to Pluralism
http://www.unesco.org/culture/pluralism/

International Network for Cultural Diversity
http://www.incd.net/

Economic Convergence and Concentration

Press concentration in the era of convergence (French)
http://www.assnat.qc.ca/fra/publications/rapports/rapcc2.html

L’Encyclopédie de L’Agora: Concentration (French)
http://agora.qc.ca/mot.nsf/Dossiers/Concentration

UNESCO: The convergence of cartels (French)
http://www.unesco.org/courier/2001_10/fr/medias2.htm

Réseau éducation-médias: Archive – Press Concentration (French)
http://www.media-awareness.ca/fre/qneuf/archives/arcconc.htm

Métamédia: Francophone site focusing on journalistic practice (French)
http://www2.globetrotter.net/metamedia/

Media, Monopoly and Influence
http://web.missouri.edu/~foiwww/monopoly.html

Selected articles and links on corporate ownership of media
http://www.fair.org/media-woes/corporate.html

The Stakeholder Alliance: Confronting Corporate Power with Stakeholder Power
http://www.stakeholderalliance.org/index.html

The Montreal Files: Monitoring Transnational Presence in Montreal
http://www.geocities.com/montrealfiles/

MediaChannel.org: Concentration Watch
http://www.mediachannel.org/atissue/ownership/

TheyRule.net: Concentration comes together
http://www.theyrule.net/

Democracy & Media

Le monde diplomatique: Media (French)
http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr/index/sujet/medias

Pedagogic Watch: Media and democracy (French)
http://www.assnat.qc.ca/fra/fondationbonenfant/veille/liensu8.htm#8

Institute for Media, Policy and Civil Society
http://www.impacs.bc.ca/

Reporters without borders
http://www.rsf.fr/

Media Awareness Network
http://www.media-awareness.ca/

Independent Media Center
http://www.indymedia.org/

openDemocracy - Media Ownership
http://www.opendemocracy.net/forum/strand_home.asp?CatID=5

The Center for Democracy and Technology
http://www.cdt.org/

Brechner Center for Freedom of Information
http://www.jou.ufl.edu/brechner/

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
http://www.cpsr.org/

The Electronic Privacy Information Center
http://www.epic.org/open_gov/

The First Amendment Cyber-Tribune
http://w3.trib.com/FACT/

Global Media, Neoliberalism, and Imperialism
http://www.monthlyreview.org/301rwm.htm

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
http://www.rcfp.org/

Transparency Online
http://www.transparencynow.com/

Centre for Digital Democracy
http://www.democraticmedia.org/index.html

HowDareThey.org: More democracy is our best defense
http://www.howdarethey.org/

The Media Access Project
http://www.mediaaccess.org/

MediaChannel.org: A Global Network of Media Issues Groups
http://www.mediachannel.org/

Open Democracy: Thinking for our Time
http://www.opendemocracy.net/

Countries

Others

International Centre for the Development of the Information Highway (French)
http://www.cidif.org/

Australian Cultural and Communication Policy
http://wwwmcc.murdoch.edu.au/online/h242/h242-frame.html

USA

The Impact of the Internet on Communications Policy
http://www.ksg.harvard.edu/iip/iicompol/first.html

CTPID: Research Program on Communications Policy
http://web.mit.edu/ctpid/www/rpcp.html

Center for Technology in Government Home Page
http://www.ctg.albany.edu/

Digital Future Coalition Home Page
http://www.dfc.org

EFF Analysis of USA PATRIOT Act (Oct. 31, 2001)
http://www.eff.org/Privacy/Surveillance/Terrorism_militias/
20011031_eff_usa_patriot_analysis.html


The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania
http://www.appcpenn.org/

The Annenberg Washington Program
http://www.annenberg.nwu.edu/

Institute for Public Policy and Social Research
http://www.ippsr.msu.edu/

Media and Politics: Welcome to Alternative Media
http://www.yilmazguney.com/media/media_and_politics.htm

Foreign Policy in Focus
http://www.fpif.org/

Public Campaign: Real Campaign Finance Reform
http://www.publicampaign.org/

France

GRESEC (French)
http://www.u-grenoble3.fr/stendhal/recherche/centres/11.Gresec.html

PAI: The Information Society (French)
http://www.info.fundp.ac.be/%7Epai/

Europe

EUROPA: EU Activities – Culture / Politics (French)
http://europa.eu.int/pol/cult/index_fr.htm

Socialinfo: Politics and Social Action in Switzerland (French)
http://www.socialinfo.ch/

Canada

The Arts and Canadian Cultural Policy
http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/library/PRBpubs/933-e.htm

Trade Negotiations and Agreements -- Other Trade Policy Issues
http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/tna-nac/canculture-e.asp

Canadian Cultural Policy Overview
http://www.culturelink.org/culpol/canada.html

Government of Canada Services 2000
http://strategis.ic.gc.ca/SSG/sk00125e.html

Canadian Policy Research Network
http://www.cprn.com/cprn.html

Public Rights Research Centre (French)
http://www.crdp.umontreal.ca/

Public Administration Resources (French)
http://enap.uquebec.ca/bibliotheque/table.htm

École nationale d'administration publique - Université du Québec (French)
http://enap.uquebec.ca/

Trade Negotiations and Agreements -- Why Trade Matters
http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/tna-nac/why-e.asp

CJC Article: Is Quebec Culture Doomed to Become American?
http://www.wlu.ca/~wwwpress/jrls/cjc/
BackIssues/17.2/tremblay.html


CJC: Cultural Industries in Free-Trade Agreements
http://www.wlu.ca/~wwwpress/jrls/cjc/
BackIssues/24.1/galperin.pap.html


Summit of the Americas - Québec and the Summit
http://www.quebecameriques.com/anglais/sommaire-quebec-sommet-en.htm

 

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