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The problem of the media [electronic resource] : U.S. communication politics in the twenty-first century / Robert W. McChesney.

By: McChesney, Robert Waterman, 1952-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Monthly Review Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (367 p.).ISBN: 9781583673775 (electronic bk.); 1583673776 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States | United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009 | United States -- Politics and government -- 2002- | M�edias -- Aspect politique -- �Etats-Unis | �Etats-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- 2001- | Massamedia | Massamediaindustrie | Concentratie (bedrijfsleven) | Democratie | Overheidsbeleid | Politieke oppositie | Massenmedien | Demokratie | USA | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Problem of the media.DDC classification: 302.23/0973 Other classification: 05.30 | AP 14150 | MG 70150 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Political problem, political solutions -- Understanding U.S. journalism I: corporate control and professionalism -- Understanding U.S. journalism II: right-wing criticism and political coverage -- The age of hyper-commercialism -- The market �uber alles -- Media policies and media reform -- The uprising of 2003.
Summary: Examines the media system in the U.S., discussing corporate control and hyper-commercialism, and argues that informed public participation in media policy making is needed to ensure the health of American democracy and culture.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Political problem, political solutions -- Understanding U.S. journalism I: corporate control and professionalism -- Understanding U.S. journalism II: right-wing criticism and political coverage -- The age of hyper-commercialism -- The market �uber alles -- Media policies and media reform -- The uprising of 2003.

Examines the media system in the U.S., discussing corporate control and hyper-commercialism, and argues that informed public participation in media policy making is needed to ensure the health of American democracy and culture.

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