Federal Communications Law Journal

Document Type

Book Review

Publication Date


Publication Citation

58 Federal Communications Law Journal 215 (2006)


A review of Hernan Galperin's New Television, Old Politics: The Transition to Digital TV in the United States and Britain, Cambridge University Press, 2004. Based on comparative case studies in Britain and the United States, this book analyzes the transition to digital television in both countries, considers governmental regulatory strategies, and focuses on the impact of various factors, including political influence and market and technological changes.