Patrick R. Parsons is Don Davis Professor of Ethics, College of Communications, Penn State University. He is the co-author (with Robert Frieden) of The Cable and Satellite Television Industry. He is also the author of Cable Television and the First Amendment and co-editor (with Steve Knowlton) of The Journalist's Moral Compass.
Table of Contents Preface Chapter 1: The Evolution of a Revolution Chapter 2: Pioneering Efforts Chapter 3: Mom `n' Pop Business Chapter 4: Abel Cable Goes to Washington Chapter 5: Cable's New Frontier Chapter 6: The Wired Nation Chapter 7: The Cable Fable Chapter 8: The Phoenix Chapter 9: Cablemania Chapter 10: The Cable Boom Chapter 11: The Cable Cosa Nostra Chapter 12: 500 Channels Chapter 13: "What's Gonna Be Next?" Appendices