“Ben Bagdikian has written the first great media book of the twenty-first century. The New Media Monopoly will provide a roadmap to understanding how we got. When the first edition of The Media Monopoly was published in , critics called Ben Bagdikian’s warnings about the chilling effects of. The New Media Monopoly. By: Ben H Bagdikian. ISBN: See detail of this book on Book served by AMAZON NOIR.

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To illustrate the kinds of dangers he sees ahead, Bagdikian alleges that various books and articles have already been suppressed by publishers because corporate interests ranked above those of readers, and that today’s media patterns present the potential for this to occur on a scale never before possible.

Bagdikian died at his home in Berkeley, Californiaon March 11,aged From Mythology to Theology. Praise No book on the media has proved as influential to our understanding of the dangers of corporate consolidation to democracy and the marketplace of ideas; this new edition builds on those works and surpasses them.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Social Justice in Democracy. Sep 19, Paul rated it it was amazing.

The New Media Monopoly: A Completely Revised and Updated Edition With Seven New Chapters

Never forget that your obligation is to the people. Inhe received parts of the Pentagon Papers from Daniel Jonopoly and successfully persuaded the Washington Post to publish them despite objections and threats from the Richard Nixon administration. Perhaps the next edition will d I work in the media industry so was excited to see this was updated. Archived from the original on 5 October If you’re looking for an in depth analysis, non so much.

The New Media Monopoly: He also wrote for The New York Times Nrw when he focused on social issues, such as poverty, housing, migration. I’ll dip into him next.

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See all books by Ben H. Nagdikian in the Digital Age. While I agree with the chilling effect of too centralized media ownership, I felt this was not sufficiently updated and relevant for the 21st century.

When asked about what newspaper he recommends, Bagdikian said emdia he is a regular New York Times reader, and appreciates The NationThe Progressivealternative radio, The New York Review of Booksand also reads Time and Newsweek to “get a view of the total picture most magazine readers are getting.

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