Media and Democracy



GUEST:  Christopher Ali is a Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia. 


TOPIC:  Christopher explores the proposed merger between Comcast and Time-Warner, the role of the FCC, and the implications for net neutrality. He talks as well about the Jeffersonian principle of a free press and its vital role in a democracy— and the fate of that idea in today’s high-tech world.


ORIGINAL BROADCAST DATE:  Tuesday, February 25, 2014.