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Digital Democracy, Kathryn Larsen May 2008

Digital Democracy, Kathryn Larsen

Master's Theses, Dissertations, Graduate Research and Major Papers Overview

Examines if the accessibility of more affordable digital production equipment and desktop video editing systems has democratized the quantity and quality of independent documentaries submitted to PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) stations for broadcast. Includes data gathered from surveys and interviews with PBS program and production personnel, independent filmmakers, and public television program distributors. Explores the relationship between the concept of radical democracy and public broadcasting of local productions.