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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


Why Media Distribution Matters: A Critical Interlude

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the potential of media distribution, and the balance of structure and agency enacted in different approaches to it, to inform our view of a wide array of major social and ... More


Findings: The Questions Addressed, From A to Z

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/9780199987238.003.0038
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

There are few industries whose ownership and control are more important than those of media, given their central role in social, cultural, economic, and political life. The preceding chapters have ... More


Transforming the Media:: From Tool of the Rulers to Tool of Empowerment

Lina Khatib

in Arab Human Development in the Twenty-first Century: The Primacy of Empowerment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166587
eISBN:
9781617975912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166587.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the media as tools of empowerment in the Arab world. It covers the role of the media in strengthening civil society, education, and political participation. The chapter also ... More


National Media Concentrations Compared

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/9780199987238.003.0032
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines and summarizes country data across all of the 30 nations surveyed in this study, chosen for their importance in the media world, their GDP, and population size. Four ... More


Project Organization and Methodology

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/9780199987238.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the organization and methodology of the present study on global media ownership and concentration, which covers 30 countries and 13 media industries. It describes the data ... More


Introduction

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/9780199987238.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This introductory chapter begins by reviewing some facts about the world’s media ownership. It then sets out the book’s purpose, which is to analyze the media sector, across countries, across time, ... More


The Rise of Oligarchs as Media Owners

Václav Štětka

in Media and Politics in New Democracies: Europe in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747536
eISBN:
9780191810435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747536.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the contemporary developments in media ownership in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and outlines their implications for the quality of journalism and democracy. Following a ... More


Trends in Economic Inequality and News Mediascape

Hendrik Theine and Daniel Grabner

in Economic Inequality and News Media: Discourse, Power, and Redistribution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190053901
eISBN:
9780190053932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053901.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Chapter 2 engages with two major background themes: a review of inequality trends and how these are addressed by researchers in the economics field, and, secondly, the contours of change in the news ... More


Media and Economic Inequality: Review of Prior Research

Andrea Grisold and Hendrik Theine

in Economic Inequality and News Media: Discourse, Power, and Redistribution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190053901
eISBN:
9780190053932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053901.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Chapter 4 reviews a focused selection of the existing research which sheds light on the role that the media play in relation to the circulation of certain sets of ideas and discourses concerning ... More


The Remaking of the Media-Military-State Relationships in the Early Twenty-First Century

Bilge Yesil

in Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040177
eISBN:
9780252098376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040177.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the transformation of the Turkish media field as a result of the shifts in media ownership, the cultivation of AKP-friendly media conglomerates, the consequent upsurge in ... More


The Future of Business Journalism

Rob Wells

in The Enforcers: How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042942
eISBN:
9780252051807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042942.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the specific steps needed for business journalism to evolve to serve a broader audience. These steps include using the tools and techniques of trade-press reporters to examine ... More


African Intellectuals in a Hostile Media Environment

Macharia Munene

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter discusses how the African intellectual faces a hostile media environment because media are largely foreign owned or dependent on foreign sources and programming. Media are also involved ... More


Startup Life

Candis Callison and Mary Lynn Young

in Reckoning: Journalism's Limits and Possibilities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190067076
eISBN:
9780190067113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067076.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 5 shifts the terrain to a prominent women-led journalism startup in an innovation context that has prioritized technological change over social structures and transformation. Science and ... More


Security

Peter Hägel

in Billionaires in World Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198852711
eISBN:
9780191887079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852711.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 5 analyzes two billionaires within transnational diaspora politics, whose ethnonational identity generates security concerns for communities abroad. The Jewish-American casino mogul Sheldon ... More


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