SI 604: Public Policy Page

This Winter 1996 version of the course Impact of New Information Resources is being taught at the University of Michigan's School of Information by Howard Besser.

IMPORTANT: Newsflash about the CDA of 1996!!!

This home page is being developed by focus group members concentrating on public policy issues. We will be considering the impact of new information resources on the following TOPICS:

The role of governments: Funding, Regulation, Protecting the public interest

Constitutional issues

Democracy at Home and Abroad

The US presidential election

The Nicaraguan presidential election

Public Policy Discussion (HyperNews)


Notes from previous group meetings.

Group Statements

A bit of rambling by the individuals in this group about our chosen focus.

Public Policy Focus Group Members:

If you would like to find out more about each of us, click on our names and it will take you to our own personal home pages:

Other groups in our class:
Creative Arts and Critical Theory | Media Views | Virtual Communities

Maintained by: ILS 604 Winter 1996 Public Policy Group
Last Updated: April 6, 1996