Vincent Mosco, Canada Research Chair in Communication and Society at Queen’s, is a mass media expert who can speak to the impact of concentrated media ownership on the American election and to the problems associated with computerized voting. An American by birth, he attended university with Bill Clinton, was active in campaigns before moving to Canada and will be voting by absentee ballot.
He has held research positions in the U.S. government with the White House Office of Telecommunication Policy, the National Research Council and the U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment and in Canada with the Federal Department of Communication.
His most recent book is The Digital Sublime: Myth, Power, and Cyberspace (MIT Press, 2004). He is also the author of The Political Economy of Communication: Rethinking and Renewal (Sage, 1996 ).
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