Prof. Price is the chair of the Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS). He is Director of the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, and Director of the Stanhope Centre for Communications Policy Research in London.
Professor Price is the Joseph and Sadie Danciger Professor of Law and Director of the Howard M. Squadron Program in Law, Media and Society at the Cardozo School of Law, where he served as Dean from 1982 to 1991. He graduated magna cum laude from Yale, where he was executive editor of the Yale Law Journal. He clerked for Associate Justice Potter Stewart of the U.S. Supreme Court and was an assistant to Secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz.
Professor Price was founding director of the Program in Comparative Media Law and Policy at Wolfson College, Oxford, and a Member of the School of Social Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He was deputy director of California Indian Legal Services, one of the founders of the Native American Rights Fund, and author of Law and the American Indian. Among his many books are Media and Sovereignty and Television, The Public Sphere and National Identity, and a treatise on cable television.
Selected Publications of Monroe E. Price
Broadcasting, Voice, and Accountability: A Public Interest Approach to Policy, Law, and Regulation (Steve Buckley, Kreszentia Duer, Toby Mendel, and Sean O'Siochru, eds. with Monroe E. Price and Marc Raboy). Michigan: digitalculturebooks, March 2008.
Owning the Olympics: Narratives of the New China (edited with Daniel Dayan). Michigan: digitalculturebooks, March 2008.
"Comparative Analysis Of International Co- And Self-Regulation In Communications Markets" (with Florian Saurwein and Stefaan G. Verhulst) a report for OfCom by the Institute of Technology Assessment at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, 2007.
The Federal Institute for Access to Information in Mexico and a Culture of Transparency (with Benjamin F. Bogado, Bethany Davis Noll, and David L. Sobel), a report for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, 2006.
Self-Regulation and the Internet (with Stefaan Verhulst), Kluwer Law International, 2005.
The Academy and the Internet (edited with Helen Nissenbaum). New York: Peter Lang, 2004.
Public Service Broadcasting in Transition (edited with Marc Raboy). New York: Kluwer Law International 2003.
Forging Peace: Intervention, Human Rights and the Management of Media Space, (edited with Mark Thompson), Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2002 (also Indiana University Press).
Media and Sovereignty: The Global Information Revolution and Its Challenge to State Power, Boston: MIT Press, 2002.
Media in the Yeltsin Decade: Essays and Documents, (edited with Andrei Richter and Peter Yu). London: Kluwer Law International, 2002.
Media Reform: Democratizing Media, Democratizing the State, (edited with Beata Rozumilowicz and Stefaan G. Verhulst). London: Routledge, 2001.
Parental Control of Broadcasting, Monroe E. Price and Stefaan G. Verhulst (eds.) Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2001.
Public Service Broadcasting in Transition: A Documentary Reader, commissioned by the European Institute for the Media, 2001.
The Enabling Environment for Free and Independent Media, Occasional Papers Series, with Peter Krug, (Washington: US Agency for International Development, Office of Democracy and Governance, 2002). Available on-line [January 2002]. (Translated into Russian, Spanish, French, Albanian, and Serbian)
Broadcast Reform in India: A Case Study in Comparative Media Regulation, (edited with Stefaan Verhulst). Oxford University Press, New Delhi: 1998; paperback: 2000.
The V-Chip and the Jurisprudence of Ratings, (editor) Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1998.
A Communications Cornucopia: Markle Foundation Essays on Information Policy, (edited with Roger Noll). Brookings Institution: 1998.
Rights of Access to the Media, (edited with Andras Sajo). Kluwer: 1996.
Television, Public Sphere and National Identity, Oxford University Press: 1995. (translated into Hungarian and Russian).
Shattered Mirrors: Our Search for Identity and Community in the Aids Era , Harvard University Press: 1989.
Cable Television and Other Nonbroadcast Video: Law and Policy, (with Daniel Brenner and Michael Meyerson) Clark Boardman: 1986 and annually.
Direct Broadcasting from Satellites: Policies and Problems (with Abram Chayes). West Publishing Company: 1975.
Cable Television: A Guide for Citizen Action, (with J. Wicklein). Pilgrim Press: 1972. (Book also published in Italy as TV Cavo (Bompiani Press 1973) and in Romania (1994). Sponsored by the Markle Foundation and the United Church of Christ to assist local public officials and community groups in understanding cable television).
On the Cable: The Television of Abundance, Report of the Sloan Commission on Cable Communications. (While I was not principal author, as Deputy Director of the Commission, I had substantial responsibility for portions of it).
"Comparative Media Law and Policy: Opportunities and Challenges" (with Stefaan Verhulst), for Internationalizing Media Studies: Impediments and Imperatives (ed. Daya Thussu. Routledge, forthcoming, September 2008.
"Foreign Policy and the Media," in International Encyclopedia of Communication, Oxford UP (forthcoming March 2008).
"On Seizing the Olympic Platform," in Monroe Price and Daniel Dayan (eds.), Owning the Olympics: Narratives of the New China. Michigan: digitalculturebooks, forthcoming, 2008.
"China, the 'Law of the Olympics' and Social Change," in Monroe Price and Daniel Dayan (eds.). Olympics and the Future of Media Events: Contest, Conquest, Coronation, UMich P (forthcoming 2008).
"Civil Society and the Global Market for Loyalties," in Mary Kaldor, Martin Albrow, Helmut Anheier, Marlies Glasius (eds.), Civil Society Yearbook 2007/8: Communicative Power and Democracy. Sage Press: 2007.
"Religious Communication and its Relation to the State: Comparative Perspectives." Paper from the OSI & CEU conference: "Free Speech and Religion - The Eternal Conflict in the Age of Selective Modernization" published in A. Sajó (ed). Censorial Sensitivities: Free Speech and Religion in a Fundamentalist World by Eleven International Publishing: 2007.
"The Enabling Environment for Free and Independent Media" (with Peter Krug) in Mark Harvey (ed.). Media Matters: Perspectives on Advancing Governance and Development from the Global Forum for Media Development, Paris: Internews Europe, 2006.
"Internet and Public Policy in Comparative Perspective" in Helen Nissenbaum and Monroe E. Price (eds.). Academy and the Internet. New York: Lang Publishing, 2004.
"Memory, the Media and NATO: Information Intervention in Bosnia-Hercegovina," in Jan- Werner Muller, Memory and Power in Post-War Europe, Cambridge University Press, 2003.
"Satellite Broadcasting as Trade Routes in the Sky" in Joseph M. Chan and Bryce T. McIntyre (eds.). In Search of Boundaries: Communication, Nation-States and Cultural Identities. Westport, CT: Ablex, 2002.
"A Module for Media Intervention: Content Regulation in Post-Conflict Zones" (with Peter Krug) in M. Price and M. Thompson (eds.) Forging Peace: Intervention, Human Rights and the Management of Media Space, Edinburgh University Press:, 2002.
"Bosnia-Hercegovina and Post-Conflict Media Restructuring," in M. Price, B. Rozumilowicz, and S. Verhulst (eds.), Media Reform: Democratizing the Media, Democratizing the State. Routledge: 2001.
"Memory, the Media and NATO: Information Intervention in Bosnia-Hercegovina," in J. Muller (ed.), Memory and Power, Cambridge University Press: 2002.
"The Concept of Self-Regulation and the Internet," (with S. Verhulst). in J. Waltermann and M. Machill (eds.), Protecting Our Children on the Internet: Towards a New Culture of Responsibility, Bertelsmann Foundation Publishers:1999.
"Public Television in America Project: Public Television and New Technologies," in E. Noam and J. Waltermann, eds., Public Television in America, Bertelsmann Foundation Publishers: 1998.
"Policy Recommendations Concerning Broadcasting in Iraq," in the CGCS occasional paper Towards an Understanding of Media Policy in Iraq: A Foreword and Two Reports. Co-authored by Douglas Griffin and Abrahim Al-Marashi, 2007.
"Iraq and the Making of State Media Policy," in 25 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal (2007).
"Governance of Global Information Flows" for special issue of Global Media and Communications Journal on "European Satellite Cultures: Challenges to Media Policies and National Identities," (forthcoming).
"Institutional Dysfunction, New Technologies and International Broadcasting" for a special edition of The Annals, Summer 2008.
"Public Diplomacy and the Transformation of International Broadcasting," 21 Cardozo Arts and Ent L.J. 51 (2003).
"The Newness of New Technology," 22 Cardozo L. R. 22 1885 (2001).
"Information Intervention: Bosnia, the Dayton Accords, and the Seizure of Broadcasting Transmitters" 33 Cornell Int'l L.J. 33 67 (2000).
"Satellite Routes as Trade Routes in the Sky," Public Culture, 1999.
"Public Broadcasting and the Crisis of Corporate Governance," 17 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment L. J. 417 (1999).
"Resuscitating a Collaboration with Melville Nimmer: Moral Rights and Beyond," Occasional Papers in Intellectual Property, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Yeshiva University, No. 3 (1998).
"Technological Change and Doctrinal Persistence: Telecommunications Reform in Congress and the Court," (with Professor John Duffy). 97 Col. L. Rev. 976 (1997).
"The Telecommunications Act of 1996 and US Media Ownership," (with Professor Jonathan Weinberg). The Yearbook of Media and Entertainment Law, Clarendon Press: 1996.
"Ownership in the United States," (with J. Weinberg), in IIC, Media Ownership and Control in the Age of Convergence, 1996.
"Ownership in Russia," (with P. Krug) in IIC, Media Ownership and Control in the Age of Convergence, 1996.
"Law, Force and the Russian Media," 13 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment L. J., 795 (1995).
"A Tyranny of Images," Media Studies Journal of the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center: Media and Democracy Issue, Fall 1995.
"Open and Closed Terrain of Speech," Critical Inquiry, Fall 1995.
"Saving Public Television: Turner Broadcasting and the Future of Cable Regulation," (w. Donald Hawthorne), 1994 COMM/ENT.
"The Market for Loyalties and a Global Communications Commission," InterMedia (1994); (First Prize Essay in Inmarsat-International Institute of Communications Competition).
"Rewiring the First Amendment: Meaning, Content and Public Broadcasting," (with Donald Hawthorne), 12 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment L. J., 499 (1994).
"Controlling Imagery," American Art (National Museum of American Art), Summer 1993. p. 2.
"Comparing Broadcast Structures: Transnational Perspectives and Post-Communist Examples," 11 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment L. J., 275 (1993).
"Television, Transitions, and the Market for Loyalties," X Praxis, Fletcher School Journal of Development Studies, 1993.
"Congress, Free Speech, and Cable Legislation," 11 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment L. J. 225 (1990) (symposium introduction).
"Speech, Structure and Technology," Cardozo Studies in Law & Literature, v.2, no. 1, p.113 (1990).
"The 1984 Cable Act: Prologue and Precedents," (with D. Brenner), 4 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment L. J. 19 (1985).
"Antitrust Issues in the New Video Media," (with Mark S. Nadel). 3 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment L. J. 27 (1984).
"Taming Red Lion: The First Amendment and Structural Approaches to Media Regulation," 31 Federal Communications Law Journal 215 (1979).
"The First Amendment and Television Broadcasting by Satellites," 23 U.C.L.A. L. Rev. 879 (1976).
"Civil Society and the Global Market for Loyalties" in Civil Society Yearbook 2007 (forthcoming).
On Unfair Competition, Copyright and the Arts
"The Moral Judge and the Copyright Statute: The Problem of Stiffel and Compco," 14 ASCAP Copyright Law Symposium, 90?117.
"Domestic Trademark Licensing and Antitrust Laws," (with H. Bisgaier). 73 Yale Law Journal 1172 (reprinted in Trademark Reporter).
"Selz & Simensky," book review, COMMENT Law Journal (1986).
"Reexamining Intellectual Property Concepts: A glimpse into the Future through the Prism of
Chakrabarty," 6 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment L. J. 443 (1988).
"State Arts Councils: Some Items for a New Agenda," 27 Hastings L. Rev. 1183 (1976).
"Government Policy and Economic Security for Artists: The Case of the Droit de Suite," 77 Yale Law Journal, 1333 (1968).
"The Author in Copyright: Notes for the Literary Critic," 10 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment L. J. 703 (1992).