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Media Regulation: Crash Course Government and Politics #45

Today we wrap up our discussion of the media by talking about how the government interacts with and influences the content we see. Now it may be easy to assume that because we live in a free-market capitalist society, the only real regulation of the media is determined by the consumers, but this isn’t necessarily true. The government controls a number of factors including the potential for lawsuits, spectrum licensing, FCC fines, and has even tried to […]

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Government Regulation: Crash Course Government and Politics #47

Today, we’re going to wrap up our discussion of economic policy by looking at government regulation. We’re going to talk about the government’s goals for the U.S. economy and the policies it employs to achieve those goals. Ever since the New Deal, we’ve seen an increased role of the government within the economy – even with the deregulation initiatives of President Carter and Reagan in the 80’s. Now this is all pretty controversial and we’re going to […]

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