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Critical Political Economy of the Media: An Introduction / Edition 1

Critical Political Economy of the Media: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Jonathan Hardy
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ISBN-13: 2900415544848
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/09/2014
Series: Communication and Society Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Jonathan Hardy is Reader in Media Studies at the University of East London and teaches at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He is the author of Western Media Systems (2008) and Cross-Media Promotion (2010).

Table of Contents

Foreword James Curran Part I: Mapping approaches and themes 1. What (is) political economy of the media? 2. Paradigms of media power: liberal and radical perspectives on media processes 3. Media cultures, media economics and media problems Part II: Critical investigations in political economy 4. Concentration, conglomeration, commercialisation 5. Political economy of the Internet and digital media 6. Marketing communications and media 7. Globalisation, media transnationalisation and culture 8. Media convergence and communications regulation Part III: Interventions and Change 9. Media power, challenges and alternatives Bibliography

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