The Media Monopoly

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Boston [Mass.] : Beacon Press, 1997 - Mass media - 289 pages
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When the first edition of The Media Monopoly was published in 1983, critics called Ben Bagdikian's warnings about the chilling effects of corporate ownership and mass advertising on the nation's news "alarmist." Since then, the number of corporations controlling most of America's daily newspapers, magazines, radio, television, books, and movies has dropped from fifty to ten. This new edition explores the political implications of this stunning shift, the impact of the Internet and other new media, and the effects of corporate media control on the news and entertainment that Americans see and hear.

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User Review  - Brett - Goodreads

This one I read while I was in Journalism school...unfortunately I was a senior when I stumbled across it. It was rather disconcerting to find out my chosen profession was a bullshit PR function of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mr. Mullins - Goodreads

I read this awhile ago, but I continue to turn to it as a reminder that Ben's predictions were clear and not nearly alarming enough. I see there is a "New Media Monopoly" that I must look into now. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Bagdikian is winner of the Pulitzer Prize and many other awards in American journalism. He has been a Washington Bureau Chief and Foreign Correspondent for The Providence Journal, an Assistant Managing Editor of The Washington Post, and The Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at The University of California-Berkeley.

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