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Conglomerates and the Media

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What are the effects of increasing conglomerate ownership on the creation and dissemination of news and culture? These nine essays by leading media insiders and critics take probing, critical looks at the dramatic changes of recent years.

Opening with a fascinating overview of radio and television history by Erik Barnouw, the “dean of American media critics,” the first part
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published September 1st 1998 by The New Press (first published 1997)
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Alyssa Page
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Very enlightening. I wish everyone were more aware of the history of news and what has taken place in the business-side of nearly all media companies. .
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Good perspective that's kind of dated now. Interesting to see how things did or didn't pan out in the 19 years since this set of essays was published.
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