“Ben Bagdikian has written the first great media book of the twenty-first century. The New Media Monopoly will provide a roadmap to understanding how we got. The New Media Monopoly: A Completely Revised and Updated Edition with Seven New Chapters. Front Cover. Ben H. Bagdikian. Beacon. Ben H. Bagdikian. · Rating details · ratings · 17 reviews. When the first edition of The Media Monopoly was published in , critics called Ben.

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Bagdikian is famously quoted as telling his students at UC Berkeley: Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Herman and Noam Chomskyis the “most widely cited scholarly work about the effects of economics on modern news media practices, including market and political pressures that determine news content. Unlike some other texts covering the same topic, Bagdikian’s writing is very readable and captivating.

Mullins rated it really liked it Shelves: The book became a “standard text for many college classes” [43] and, according to Neil Henrya classic that, along with Manufacturing Consent by Edward S. Jun 29, Amy rated it it was amazing.

Jane Mayer’s Dark Money: Two chapters that stick out for me are one about the big five media owners today and their rise to power and the second is about Gannett’s newspaper chain. University of California Press. Since this classic on corporate control of the media was first published inthe number of corporations dominating our media has shrunk from fifty to merely five. Ships from and h.bagdikiaj by Amazon.


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The New Media Monopoly: A Completely Revised and Updated Edition With Seven New Chapters

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Bagdikian said in the original edition of this book that within twenty years, less than seven corporations would own all mainstream media. Corporate Media and the Threat to Democracy.

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That Used to Be Us. The other thing I felt that was lacking from this, especially in the last chapter about what to do, was the history or at least the blips of independent media and anti-corporate media actions to call attention to and demand change regarding this consolidation nonsense.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It was rather disconcerting to find out my chosen profession was a bullshit PR function of the corporate world when I was nearing the end of my degree. The most respected critique of modern mass media ever issued is now published in a completely updated and revised twentieth anniversary edition.

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