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|Title:||Saviours and barbarians at the gate: Dilemmas of regulatory policies for new media|
|Citation:||Mahizhnan, A. (2011). Saviours and barbarians at the gate: Dilemmas of regulatory policies for new media. Understanding the Interactive Digital Media Marketplace: Frameworks, Platforms, Communities and Issues : 339-348. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-61350-147-4.ch027|
|Abstract:||This chapter is based on the Keynote Speech at International Workshop on Regulatory Policies for New Media at Leipzig on 23-25 September 2009. It addresses the tensions between the inevitable need for some kind of regulation of the new media and the essentially uncontrollable nature of the architecture and the function of the media. State-regulation, self-regulation, and co-regulation have each its own strengths and weaknesses as a regime, and there is no magic bullet for keeping the new media under control. Ultimately, self-control of the end user seems more critical to the outcome than externally imposed control regimes. © 2012, IGI Global.|
|Source Title:||Understanding the Interactive Digital Media Marketplace: Frameworks, Platforms, Communities and Issues|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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