Converging Media, Diverging Politics: A Political Economy of News Media in the United States and Canada

Converging Media, Diverging Politics: A Political Economy of News Media in the United States and Canada

by David Skinner
ISBN-10:
0739108271
ISBN-13:
9780739108277
Pub. Date:
10/12/2005
Publisher:
Lexington Books
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Converging Media, Diverging Politics: A Political Economy of News Media in the United States and Canada

What purpose does the news media serve in contemporary North American society? In this collection of essays, experts from both the United States and Canada investigate this question, exploring the effects of media concentration in democratic systems. Specifically, the scholars collected here consider, from a range of vantage points, how corporate and technological convergence in the news industry in the United States and Canada impacts journalism's expressed role as a medium of democratic communication.

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ISBN-13: 9780739108277
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 10/12/2005
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.56(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.26(d)

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