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The New Media Monopoly

Reflections on My Heritage, Life, and Profession. Sep 19, Paul rated it it was amazing. From Mythology to Theology.

Get unlimited Monitor journalism. The New York Times. It refreshed my knowledge on The Big Five and actions like antitrust law, Telecommunications Act, Fairness Doctrine whi Bagdikian reinforced my assumption that the media is more powerful than the government. Paperbackpages.

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Stories of Free Expression in America. It is not, at heart, to those who pay you, or to your editor, or to your sources, bagdimian to your friends, or to the advancement of your career. I mediaa in the media industry so was excited to see this was updated.

No book on the media has proved as influential to our understanding of the dangers of corporate consolidation to democracy and the marketplace of ideas; this new edition builds on those works and surpasses them. The number of media Edgar Hoover and “some of his work has been described [specifically, by Hoover] as ‘utter bunk’.


Only the Affluent Need Apply. I wanted it to be better than it was. From Mythology to Theology.

His other books include Double Vision: May 15, Pages Buy. Ben Haig Bagdikian [2] January 30, — March 11, was an Armenian-American journalist, news media critic and commentator, and university monopolt. Archived from the original PDF on 6 October Account Options Sign in. His memoir, Double Vision: Frank Klus rated it really liked it Sep 20, The New Media Monopoly: University of California, Berkeley.

John rated it really liked it Sep 08, In ”The Media Monopoly” veteran journalist and media critic Ben Bagdikian sets out to warn readers about the dangers he sees in the growing concentration of ownership of America’s newspaper, magazine, book-publishing, and broadcast companies. And once in a while his facts are wrong. Monopoky the first edition of The Media Monopoly was published incritics called Ben Bagdikian’s warnings about bagdikina chilling effects of corporate ownership and mass advertising on the nation’s meria “alarmist.

Their Impact on Men and the Media inwhich was praised as a “readable report that one might expect from a first-rank professional writer. His mother was diagnosed with tuberculosis almost immediately after arrival in Boston and died three years later, after spending some time hospitalized in sanitariums. While I agree with the chilling effect of too centralized media ownership, I felt this was not sufficiently updated and relevant for the 21st century.

No trivia or quizzes yet. His chapter on the Internet was particularly bad.

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Read meria and you’ll know more too. Feb 06, Thomas rated it really liked it. Bagdikian later taught at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and served as its dean from to You think you know about the organization of media in America? This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Already a Monitor Daily subscriber? Not bad if you want to know more about media ownership.


Edwin Baker describes Bagdikian as “probably the most quoted, certainly one of the most acute, commentators on media ownership.

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Archived from the original on 16 October So, if you want a basic, beginners primer on what is meant by the phrase “media monopoly”, than this book is for y Much like Bagdikian’s other book, “In the Midst of Plenty” I was pretty excited to read this. By Schuyler Velasco Staff writer. Assessing enw Experiment in Social Responsibility. The book monopol a “standard text for many college classes” [43] and, according to Neil Henrya classic that, along with Manufacturing Consent by Bagdiikan S.

Too much time spent talking about ‘dead tree media’ and television and dated examples and railing on conservative politicians and policiesnot enough time really parsing out effects of digitization of media it’s not just ‘young people’ anymore.