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Power

John Corner

in Theorising Media: Power, Form and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082603
eISBN:
9781781703182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082603.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores a selection of issues directly or indirectly related to the power of the media. It differentiates the most important aspects of thinking about media power, including those ... More


Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Eli Noam

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The concentration of private power over media has been the subject of intense public debate around the world. Critics have long feared waves of mergers creating a handful of large media firms that ... 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


Media Reform: An Overview

Des Freedman and Jonathan A. Obar

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Media reform is a great and formidable challenge. Across international contexts, reformers are inspired by what the late C. Edwin Baker referred to as the democratic distribution principle for ... More


Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Des Freedman, Jonathan Obar, Cheryl Martens, and Robert W. McChesney (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This collection brings together strategies for advancing media reform objectives, prepared by 33 scholars and activists working in and/or studying in more than 25 countries, including: Canada, Mexico ... More


Analysis of Media Concentration

Eli M. Noam

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/9780199987238.003.0037
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This chapter summarizes, presents, and analyzes data from the preceding chapters. It covers the following: convergence trends, factors for industry concentration, explanatory variables for ... More


A Perfect Storm for Media Reform: Telecommunications Reforms in Mexico

Alejandro Abraham-Hamanoiel

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The Mexican Association for the Right to Information (AMEDI), the most prominent media reform group in the country, has for the last decade conducted a permanent campaign for the democratization of ... More


Fixed Flow: Undersea Cables as Media Infrastructure

Nicole Starosielski

in Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039362
eISBN:
9780252097416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039362.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between media content and the capacity of hard infrastructure, offering a framework for understanding how particular technologies, social practices, and natural ... More


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