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Rethinking media pluralism

Rethinking media pluralism

Author: Kari Karppinen
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2013.
Series: Donald McGannon Communication Research Center's Everett C. Parker book series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats

The book examines different ways in which the concepts of media pluralism and diversity have been theorized and used in media policy debates. Its basic argument is that media pluralism should be  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kari Karppinen
ISBN: 9780823245123 0823245128 9780823245130 0823245136
OCLC Number: 839975886
Description: IX, 239 Seiten.
Contents: Introduction --
Theorizing pluralism and the public sphere. Three models of democratic pluralism --
Pluralization and its problems --
Toward a critical concept of media pluralism --
The politics of media pluralism. Aspects and scope of media pluralism --
Paradoxes of communicative abundance --
Uses of pluralism in contemporary media policy --
Empirical indicators and the politics of criteria --
Series Title: Donald McGannon Communication Research Center's Everett C. Parker book series
Responsibility: Kari Karppinen.


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"Uncertainty or disagreement of how to conceptualize media pluralism is a persistent stumbling block in academic and policy debates. Tackling this difficult issue is an important, brave and necessary Read more...

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