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read The New Media Monopoly kindle É Paperback ✓ moneyexpresscard ó When the first edition of The Media Monopoly was published in 1983 critics called Ben Bagdikian's warnings about the chilling effects of corporate ownership and mass advertising on the nation's news alarmist Since then the number of When the first edition of The Media Monopoly was published in 1983 critics called Ben Bagdikian's warnings about the chilling effects of corporate ownership and mass advertising on the nation's news alarmist Since then the number of corporations controlling most of Amer I work in the media industry so was excited to see this was updated While I agree with the chilling effect of too centralized media ownership I felt this was not sufficiently updated and relevant for the 21st century Too much time spent talking about 'dead tree media' and television and dated examples and railing on conservative politicians and policies not enough time really parsing out effects of digitization of media it's not just 'young people' anyPerhaps the next edition will do so or read this book as a foundation then read Clay Shirky's books and those in a similar vein as companion to get a better understanding of the bottom up effects digital media could have on the foundation of centralized ownership of 'mass' media

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Ica's daily newspapers magazines radio and television stations book publishers and movie companies has dwindled from fifty to ten to fiveThe most respected critiue of modern mass media ever issued is now published in a completely updated and revised twentieth anniversar This startling book demonstrates that five major media corporations have power than any part of the federal state or local government in the United States and that the picture of the world that the US receives is nothing like the picture of the world as it actually is or as other countries perceive and experience itIt is a very troubling book but it also explains the reasons for the conservative domination of the media over the past 25 years and how corporations shape the world in a way that's most profitable to them It also shows how ignorant and easily misled the American public is and the huge degree to which it's not aware of what's really happening in the worldEssential reading but very depressing

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The New Media MonopolyY edition'Ben Bagdikian has written the first great media book of the twenty first century The New Media Monopoly will provide a roadmap to understanding how we got here and where we need to go to make matters better' Robert McChesney author of Rich Media Poor Democracy There were a lot different examples about power of the media and close connection to politics that I had not heard before That made the book much valuable and proved the point of the Media and its influence