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Archived from the original on 5 October InThe New Media Monopoly was published, essentially the 7th edition of the original. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Media Monopoly by Ben H.

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Only the Affluent Need Apply. 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. Between Cultural Imperialism and Cultural Globalization.

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He became the second ombudsman of the Post inbut left the paper in August of that year after clashing with Bradlee “as a conduit of outside and internal complaints. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.


McChesneywho cites Bagdikian as one of the strongest influences on him, called Bagdikian one of the finest journalists of the 20th century. I’ll dip into him next.

In the two decades since the initial publication of The Media Monopoly, media ownership worldwide has become concentrated in increasingly fewer and larger corporations. Their Impact on Men and the Media. Rhea [16] [9] to cover the widespread discontent of the whites with the Supreme Court order to desegregate public schools.

According to the board he had “long and significant ties to Rhode Island. Only the Affluent Need Apply. They divorced in His memoir, Double Vision: He identifies Temple-Eastex, for instance, a Texas wood products and pulp concern, as having the controlling interest in Time Omnopoly. Views Read Edit View history.

Archived from the original on 14 October But also that advertisement is the trump card. This was the perfect book to sum up my degree in Journalism. Praise 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.

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The number of media Mar 09, Mitchell Szczepanczyk rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Inhe received parts of the Pentagon Papers from Daniel Ellsberg and successfully persuaded the Washington Post to publish them despite objections and threats from the Richard Nixon administration.


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He wrote that some 50 corporations controlled what most people in the United States read and watched. Archived from the original on 15 October That said, there were definitely chapters in this book that helped clarify things and also exposed me to some mini histories.

The framework that it give you for thinking about the issues makes it continue to be relevant even as the media landscape changes rapidly. Contents Common Media for an Uncommon Nation.

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.

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Account Options Sign in. Selected pages Title Page. In June Bagdikian, as the assistant managing editor for national news at the Postmet with Daniel Ellsberga military analyst, who passed him 4, pages of the Pentagon Papersexcerpts from which were published by The New York Times days earlier and medai by a federal judge.