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Rupert and the Chancellor: A Tragic Love Story

Jonathan A. Knee

in Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231179287
eISBN:
9780231543330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179287.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

There is no more respected educational thinker than Joel Klein and no more visionary media mogul than Rupert Murdoch, but their collaboration to upend the failed educational status quo produced an ... More


King-makers

Brian Mcnair

in Journalists in Film: Heroes and Villains

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634460
eISBN:
9780748670925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634460.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at films about public relations. It specifically investigates the ways in which cinema has represented the journalistic king-makers, and also the changing nature of media power in ... More


We, Neoliberals

Aida A. Hozić

in Scandalous Economics: Gender and the Politics of Financial Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190204235
eISBN:
9780190204266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204235.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter explores the institution of scandal by focusing on the phone-hacking affair in the United Kingdom, which seriously rattled Rupert Murdoch’s media empire in 2011. The chapter addresses ... More


Media Ownership and Concentration in the United Kingdom

Petros Iosifidis

in Who Owns the World's Media?: Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199987238
eISBN:
9780190210182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987238.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This chapter describes media ownership and concentration in the United Kingdom. After summarizing the British media landscape, the chapter focuses on print media (newspapers, book publishing, ... More


Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education

Jonathan A. Knee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231179287
eISBN:
9780231543330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179287.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The past thirty years have seen dozens of otherwise successful investors try to improve education through the application of market principles. They have funneled billions of dollars into alternative ... More


Introduction

K. D. Ewing

in The Right to Strike

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254393
eISBN:
9780191681486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254393.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This study considers the position of the individual worker who engages in a strike or industrial action, described as one of the fundamental human liberties protected by international law. This ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


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