Big Media, Big Money: Cultural Texts and Political Economics / Edition 2

Big Media, Big Money: Cultural Texts and Political Economics / Edition 2

by Ronald V. Bettig, Jeanne Lynn Hall
     
 

Big Media, Big Money is a lively and scathing critique of the contemporary communications industry. With three new chapters on the film industry, the music industry, and “ad creep,” the second edition takes a critical look at the ways that mass media and corporations shape our education, entertainment, and culture.See more details below

Overview

Big Media, Big Money is a lively and scathing critique of the contemporary communications industry. With three new chapters on the film industry, the music industry, and “ad creep,” the second edition takes a critical look at the ways that mass media and corporations shape our education, entertainment, and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781442204287
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/15/2012
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Beat the Press Chapter 2 Media Merger Mania: Concentration in the Media Industry Chapter 3 The Hollywood Film Industry: Do We Really Need It?
Chapter 4 The Music Industry: The Payer Calls the Tune Chapter 5 The News and Advertising Industries: All the News That Fits Chapter 6 Ad Creep: The Commercialization of Culture Chapter 7 The Commercialization of Education: Students for Sale Chapter 8 Media and Democracy: Taking it to the Streets Acknowledgments

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