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Big media, big money : cultural texts and political economics

Author: Ronald V Bettig; Jeanne Lynn Hall
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Big Media, Big Money is a lively and scathing critique of the contemporary communications industry, examining how media ownership and the profit-making motive affect the messages we receive in alarming ways. Through close readings of recent news events and critical examination of corporate influence, Bettig and Hall conclude that current interconnections among media, big business, government, and education pose a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald V Bettig; Jeanne Lynn Hall
ISBN: 9781442204270 1442204273 9781442204287 1442204281 9781442204294 144220429X
OCLC Number: 755698771
Description: x, 373 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: beat the press --
Media merger mania: concentration in the media industry --
The Hollywood film industry: do we really need it? --
The music industry: the payer calls the tune --
The news and advertising industries: all the news that fits --
Ad creep: the commercialization of culture --
The commercialization of education: students for sale --
Media and democracy: taking it to the streets.
Responsibility: Ronald V. Bettig and Jeanne Lynn Hall.

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