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By Roslyn Layton

A report in the mainstream news coverage in the US and European Union over the first 100 days of the current American presidency suggests an unprecedented level of negativity.1 The study’s author and noted political scientist Thomas Patterson observes that media prefers to cover the “Washington power game – who’s up and who’s down, who’s getting the better of whom” with a negative bias rather than substantive policy issues.


The direction taken by the new FCC regime in the US marks a radical shift from previous administrations on net neutrality and broadband policy. ROSLYN LAYTON says it is on the right track and deserves a fair hearing.

Intermedia Issue:
Vol 45, Issue 03
Issue Date:
September 2017
Privacy, Safety, Security
Roslyn Layton Roslyn Layton PhD Fellow, Aalborg University, Denmark

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