|BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BENJAMIN M. COMPAINE
(1978) The book industry in transition: An economic study of book distribution and
marketing. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications.
(1980) The newspaper industry in the 1980s: An assessment of economics and
technology. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications.
(1982) The business of consumer magazines. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry
(1984) (Ed.) Understanding new media: Trends and issues in electronic
distribution of information. Cambridge, Mass.: Ballinger Publishing.
(1988) (Ed.) Issues in new information technology. Norwood, NJ: Ablex
(1982) with Sterling, C.H., Guback, T., & Noble, J.K., Jr. Who
owns the media? Concentration of ownership in the mass communications industry. (Rev.
ed.) White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications.
(1984) with Litro, R. Business: An introduction. Hinsdale, IL: The Dryden Press.
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owns the media? Competition and concentration in the mass media industry, 3rd ed.
Mahwah, NJ: Laurence Erlbaum
upheaval: Raising questions, seeking answers in communiations policy, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.
(2001) (Ed.) The
Digital Divide: Facing a crisis or creating a myth? Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.
(2001) with Shane
Greenstein (eds.) Communications
Policy in Transition: The Internet and Beyond.
Cambridge, Mass.: MIT
Press. October 2001
BOOK CHAPTERS, MONOGRAPHS, PAPERS, CASE STUDIES
(1980) The magazine industry: Developing the special interest audience. Journal
of Communication. 30 (2) 98-103.
(1980) Shifting boundaries in the information marketplace. Journal of
Communication. 31 (1), 132-142.
(1981) The Information revolution: The downside. Bell Telephone Magazine.
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(1983) Compagnies multi-reseaux et conglomerats multi-medias aux Etats-Unis. Trimedia.
Vol 18-19 (pp. 30-33) Lille, France: Centre de Recherche sur l'Information et
la Communication, Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme de Lille.
(1983) The New Literacy. Daedalus 112 (1), 129-142. (Available online in earlier version here)
(1984) Electronic distribution of information to the consumer and low volume
institutional market. In Compaine, B. (Ed.) Understanding new media.
Cambridge, MA: Ballinger.
(1984) Content, process, and format: A new framework for the media arena. In
Compaine, B. (Ed.) Understanding new media. (pp.69-96). Cambridge, MA: Ballinger.
(1984) Videotex and the newspaper industry: Threats or opportunity?. In Compaine,
B. (Ed.) Understanding new media. (pp.319-326). Cambridge, MA: Ballinger.
(1984) Chronology of telecommunications and cable television regulation in the
United States. Program on Information Resources Policy Research Report (P-84-1)
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.
(1984) New competition and new media." Bulletin of IDATE, Vol. 17.
(pp.196-209) Montpellier, France: Institut pour le Developpement et l'Amenagement
des Telecommunications et de l'Economie.
(1984) An introduction to the New Literacy. In Books and prints, past and
future. The Grolier Club Centennial Convocation (pp. 71-87), New York: The Grolier
(1985) Players and stakes in the media industry. In Martin Greenberger (Ed.)
Electronic publishing plus. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry
(1985) Development of a New Literacy. Book Research Quarterly. 1 (1)
(1985, January) Newspapers at mid-decade and beyond: An overview. Presstime.
(1985) The expanding base of media competition. Journal of Communication.
(1986) Information gaps: Myth or reality? Telecommunications Policy. 10 (1),
(1986) New literacy indicators. (Research Draft). Program on Information
Resources Policy Incidental Paper. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.
(1986) Size and growth trends of the information industry, 1970-1983. Program on
Information Resources Policy Incidental Paper (I-86-2). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.
(1987) with McLaughlin, J. Management information: Back to basicsManagement Information: Back to Basics. Information
Management Review 2(3), 15-24.
(1988) Information technology and cultural change: Toward a New Literacy? In
Compaine, B. (Ed.) Issues in new information technology (pp.145-178) Norwood,
NJ: Ablex Publishing. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing.
(1988, March) Is selling obsolete? Success! 35. 18.
(1989, May) The close. Success! 26. 10.
(1989, September 11) Is Minitel a good model for the North American market? Network
World. (page not recorded).
(1989) with Hurwitz, R. Exploring a media usage index: Problems and possibilities.
Unpublished study, Gannett Center for Media Studies, New York.
(1991) The future of media companies in the international arena. (Case study note)
Barcelona: University of Navarra, Instituto De Superioress De La Empresa.
(1993) Fresh perspectives on the information business. In Pavlik, J.V. &
Dennis, E.E. (Eds.), Demystifying Media Technology. Mountain View, CA:
(1995) The impact of broadcast ownership on content: Does it matter? Cardozo Arts
and Entertainment Law Journal. 13 (3) 755-780.
(1995, June 11) A tale of three companies. The Boston Globe. 83, 85.
with Weinraub, M. Universal access to online services: An examination of
the issue. Telecommunications Policy 21 (1), 15-33.
(1997) Reassessing video competition: Has technology or regulation made a
difference? Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, Alexandria, VA.
(1999) Mergers, divesitures and the Internet: Is Ownership of the Media Industry Becoming too Concentrated? Telecommunications Policy
Research Conference, Alexandria, VA.
alliances and investments: Newspaper company partnering strategies in the
digital age, 2000 World Report of the World
Association of Newspapers.
Re-Examining the Digital Divide.
Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, Alexandria, VA.
Myths of Encroaching Global Media Ownership. Association for Education
in Jounalism & Mass Communication Conference, Washington, DC.
(2001) Information gaps: Myth or reality?” In Compaine, B. (ed.) The digital divide: Facing a crisis of creating a myth?
(pp. 105-118). Cambridge
: The MIT Press
(2001) with Smith, E. Internet radio: A new engine for content diversity? International
Telecommunications Society Conference, Dublin, Ireland.
again: Global media. Foreign Policy, Nov/Dec 2002.
(2003) Revisiting cost and affordability assumptions for high speed
data services in low population density locations. Telecommunications Policy Research Conference,
Sept. 20, 2003, George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA.
Rupert Murdoch control the media? Does anyone? Reason. January
(2005) The vanishing digital divide. In Zerdick, A. et al (eds.). E-merging
Media: Communication and the media economy of the future. (pp. 285-300). New York: Springer.
Media monopoly myth: How new competition has xxpanded American's sources of information and entertainment. Washington, DC: New Millennium Research
(2006) Are there content models for the wireless world? In Groebel, Noam and Feldmann (eds.), Mobil media: Content and services for wireless communications.
(pp.57-68). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.
(2006) with Hoag, A. Media entrepreneurship in the era
of big media: Prospects for new entrants. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Bloomington, IN.
(2007) Book review of Handbook of media management and economics. Journal of Media Economics 19(4).
(2007) with Hoag, A. Media entrepreneurship: Missionaries and merchants. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, Washington, DC.
(2007) with Zack, M. and Wesley, D. Undergroundhiphop.com. Case study and Teaching Note. London, ON: Richard Ivey School of Business.
University of Western Ontario.
(2008) Competition in television and radio: Trends and policy implications. In Rice, R. (ed). Media ownership: Research and regulation. (pp. 159-190). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, Inc.
(2009) with Cunningham, B. Nonprofit models, media ownership and diversity, and advertising prices. Journal of Media Economics 22(3).
(2009) Media monopolies are a myth. In Roman Espejon (ed.). Opposing Viewpoints: Mass Media. (pp.5-10). Farmington Hills, Michigan: Greenhaven Press.
(2010) Media concentration in America is increasing. No it’s not. Yes it is. No… Journal of Media Economics 23 (4).
(2012) The media economy, International Journal of Media Management 14 (1).
(2012) with Hoag, A. Factors supporting and hindering new entry in media markets: A study of media entrepreneurs. International Journal of Media Management 14 (1).
(1981,) Mapping the information business. Milan International Trade Fair,
(1981) Dr. Scholl's
Foundation Visiting Scholar, University of Iowa.
(1984) The socio-political impact of the new media technologies. The
Information Society of the Year 2000. Symposium sponsored by Telefonica, Santander,
(1984) Broadcast media structure. Malente Communications Conference.
(1984) Economic and technological change in the media. Fourth Kenan
Convocation. University of North Carolina.
(1985) The mass media structure in the United States. Medientrends (pp.
153-157). Proceedings of InterMedia Congress. Hamburg, Germany: Intermedia Centrum
Services und Consulting.
(1986) On the trail of the New Literacy. Proceedings of FibreSat 86,
International Conference on Satellite and Fibre Optic Communications. (pp. 496-501)
Vancouver, Canada: Westcom Communications.
(1987) Literacy in a digital and video world. GlobeCom '87.
Symposium. Tokyo, Japan.
(1988) Communication futures: forces and context. Keynote speech for
Communication Futures Symposium, Queensland Institute of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
(1991) Threats and opportunities of new information technologies for
newspaper publishers. Address to Inter-American Press Association Conference, São Paulo,
(1993) Changing structure of the media industry. Keynote address for
Conference on Media Ownership and Concentration, Austral University, Buenos Aires,
(1997, September) Changing technologies and the newspaper. Address to World Forum
on Newspaper Strategy, Chantilly, France.
gridlock and the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Keynote Address at National Cable
Television Association Academic Conference, Atlanta, GA.
of the mass communications industry? Metzger-Conway Fellow address, Clarke Center for
Interdisciplinary Studies, Dickinson College, Carlsle, PA.
Models for the Wireless World. Address to the 5th World Media Economic
Conference, Turku, Finland.
(2010) SmartPhones and the future of humankind! Keynote speech 6th annual Korea Communications Conference. Seoul, Korea.
(1980, March 3) Concentration of ownership in the media. Hearings before the
Subcommittee on Small Business and Minority Enterprise. 96th Congress. Media
(1981, April 23) Codifying the FCC media cross-ownership policy. House
Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Consumer Protection, and Finance, 97th
(1981, May 20, 27) An overview of the media business: the traditional and the new. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Consumer Protection, and
Finance, 97th Congress.
(1981, Sept. 8) Hearings on diversity of information sources. Hearings before the
Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Consumer Protection, and Finance, 97th
(1983, July 20) Copyright and technological change. Hearings before the House
subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice. 98th
(2004, Sept. 28) Media ownership. Hearings before the Senate Committee
on Commerce, Science and Transportation, 108th Congress.
BOARDS AND COMMITTEES
American Society of Information Science (1978-1979) Editorial Board.
Critical Studies in Mass Communication (1984-1990) Editorial Board.
Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media (1984-1991) Editorial Board.
Information and Behavior (1986-1989) Editorial board.
The International Journal of Media Management (2002-Present) Editorial
Journal of Media Economics (1986-Present) Editorial Board. Co-editor (Sept 2008- 2011).
Broadcast Education Association. Publications Committee, (1996-1998)
Telecommunications Policy Research Conference . Organizing Committee (1997),
Program Co-chair (1998), Program Chairman (1999), Board Of
Directors (1999 -2004), Board Chairman (2001-2003)
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