Global Media News Reader

Global Media News Reader

by David Demers (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780922993024
Publisher: Marquette Books
Publication date: 01/28/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authorsxi
Prefacexiii
IThe Problem of Global Media
1Media Scholars Denounce AOL-Time Warner Merger1
2Media Scholars React to Merger17
3Delusions of Grandeur: The Real Problems of Concentration in Media33
IIThe Global Media Mergers
4The Terms of Mergerment: AOL-Time Warner Merger Creates Media Juggernaut51
5Vivendi Acquisition of Seagram Creates 2nd Largest Media Corporation59
6Viacom + CBS = 3rd Largest Global Media Corporation63
7World's Top 10 Media Corporations67
IIIConcentration of Ownership
8New FCC Chief's Policies Will Spur Media Mergers79
9Media Concentration in the U.S.83
10Why Do Media Merge? The Paradox of Competition-Of Course!99
IVMedia and Globalization
11Can Authoritarian Information Control Survive the Global Media Revolution?111
12Impediments to a Global Information Society123
13Globalization's Challenge to the Press' Moral Imperative: Journalists Must Become Globalists129
VMedia Performance
14Media Merger News Coverage Fails Diversity Test: Study Shows Media Scholars Rarely Quoted149
15Time Magazine, CNN Pass Diversity Test-At least for Now153
16When Is a Terrorist a Terrorist? Reuters Policy Exposes Parochialism in U.S. Media155
17The Press, the Public and Post-Monica-Gate Realities: Cataloging Culprits of News Media Performance159
VIThe Murrow Award Winners
18Ted Turner, Global Journalism and Objectivity173
19Is the Fall of Ted Turner Good for Humankind?177
20Bernard Shaw Makes a Better Journalist than Media Critic183
21The Press and Patriotism: Daniel Schorr187
VIIMedia Managers
22Media Executive Pay: It's Size, Not Performance, That Counts195
23The Global Media Managerial Revolution205
24Why Some Global Media Managers Are Getting the Boot225
VIIIInternet and Technology
25Internet Integrates People, Study Finds231
26Internet Empowers Korean Social Movement235
27Don't Get Off the Information Superhighway249
IXMedia Research
28AOL-Time Warner Merger Underscores Need for More Research257
29Has Critical Theory Lost Its Critical Edge?263
XMedia and Democracy
30High Tech War Keeps High Tech TV Journalism at Arms Length: But Denying Media Access Subverts Democracy273
31The Free and Unfree Press of South Korea: A Primer on Internal and Indirect Control287
32Are Global Media Destroying Democracy?303
Index333

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