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“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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When asked about monoooly newspaper he recommends, Bagdikian said that he is a regular New York Times reader, and appreciates The NationThe Progressivealternative radio, The New York Review of Booksand also reads Time and Newsweek to “get a view of the total picture most magazine readers are getting.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Perhaps the next edition will do so – or read this book as a foundation then read Clay Shirky’s books and those in a similar vein as companion to get a better understanding of the bottom up effects digital media could have on the foundation of centralized ownership of ‘mass’ media. Once called “alarmist,” Bagdikian’s claims are uncanny and chilling in their accuracyl This much-needed sixth edition follows up on the digital revolution, revealing startling details of a new communications 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.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to monopopy. Jun 02, Radical Reviewer rated it really liked it.

Their strategy has been to have major holdings in all the media, from newspapers to movie studios. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This is one of my favorite books. Items such as General Electric’s conviction for cheating on its defense contract in are not as likely to be pursued by a bben of articles in depth on flaws in defense contracting.


Maybe journalism-spirited people should really choose law instead of writing for a paper. It is messed mobopoly must read for any one to take the journey to enlightenment.

I wanted it to be better than it was. Its alright, kind of repetitive.

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Want to Read saving…. His book The Media Monopolynnew about the growing concentration of corporate ownership of news organizationswent through several editions and influenced, among others, Noam Chomsky. It is such a highly profitable avoidance of domestic taxes that it has motivated the major oil companies to emphasize Middle East oil despite its high price and unstable future.

This is bew easy read on how the political economy of our powerful media mongols operate and its not pretty. But also that advertisement is the trump card.

This startling book demonstrates that five major media corporations have more power than any part of the federal, state, or local government in the United States, and that the picture of the world that the U. The Problem of the Media. I work in the media industry so was excited to see this was nes. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Women in Mass Communication Pamela J.

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But, like every other book they made me read, this one is fascinating. Although that wasn’t the leak that was published in the New York Times and caused the uproar and the widened credibility gap between the federal government and the people concerning the Vietnam War.

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Lists with This Book. Jamie rated it it was amazing Aug 11, Mar 09, Mitchell Szczepanczyk rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: But bywhen newspapers had become part of the growing conglomerates that owned both newspapers and broadcast stations, those newspapers had reversed bdn positions and editorialized against the Fairness Doctrine. Refresh and try again.

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Bagdikian dies at 96; journalist who helped publish the Pentagon Papers”. It’s not that the topic is unimportant–the way the media monopoly dictates what information we receive–it’s just that the book doesn’t really break any new ground. InThe New Media Monopoly was published, essentially the 7th edition of the original.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Seeing as I nfw from Rochester, NY it was pretty great to get a critical history of the newspaper company turned into a chain sans meaningful local content. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Dec 19, Diane rated it really liked it.

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