Originally created 12/18/00

Media as government 121800 - The Augusta Chronicle



"We're going to need to have these corporations redefined as instruments of public service because they have the resources, they have the reach, they have the skill base, and maybe there's a new generation coming up that wants to achieve meaning in that context and have an impact, and that may be a more efficient way to deal with society's problems than governments." - Time Warner Chief Executive Officer Gerald Levin, at a media briefing earlier this year, describing a new media paradigm that could take over government functions.