The Public Networked Sphere

When discussing commercially owned media, what can be done to moderate the content to prevent the dissemination of misinformation?  Bipartisan panel of moderators?

Should we require commercially owned media to provide disclaimers about the owner and political leanings?

Due to the ground-up model, could the public networked sphere be considered an inverse two step/multi-flow theory of communication?

How do we balance what Benkler calls a new “folk” culture via the public networked sphere, with the Internet being an impersonal means of communication?

With regards to copyright, how do we respect the creator’s rights of their material but still allow for an open system?


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