“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. The New Media Monopoly: A Completely Revised and Updated Edition with Seven New Chapters. Front Cover. Ben H. Bagdikian. Beacon. Ben H. Bagdikian. · Rating details · ratings · 17 reviews. When the first edition of The Media Monopoly was published in , critics called Ben.

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We are literally being fed what they only want us to know. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Jay Wagner added it.

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The other thing I felt that was lacking from this, especially in the last chapter about what to do, was the history or at least the blips of independent media and anti-corporate media actions to call attention to and demand change regarding this consolidation nonsense.

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Just months after the publication of the Pentagon Papers Bagdikian became an undercover inmate at the Huntingdon State Correctional Institutiona maximum-security prison in Pennsylvania, to expose the harsh prison conditions. Archived from the original on 17 October The New Th Monopoly: The most respected critique of modern mass media ever issued is now published in a completely updated and revised twentieth anniversary edition.

I’ve read better works of its ilk. Not bad if you want to know more about media ownership. Bagdikian married Elizabeth Betty Ogasapian inwith whom he had two sons: Learn more about Amazon Prime.

In Bagdikian opined that “criticizing capitalism has never been a popular subject in the general news.

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That Used to Be Us. People who commit suicide never do it with pills. All the News That Fits? It refreshed my knowledge on The Big Five and actions like antitrust law, Telecommunications Act, Fairness Doctrine whi Bagdikian reinforced my assumption that the media is more powerful than the government.

That said, there were definitely chapters in this book that helped clarify things and also exposed me to some mini histories. Bagdikian, journalist with key role in Pentagon Papers case, dies at 96″. Bagdikian said in the original edition of this book that within twenty years, less than seven corporations would own all mainstream media. Please try again later. At least 84 percent of newspapers editorials then argued that the Fairness Doctrine should no longer be required.


Dictionary of Media Literacy. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. A classic, and updated for the 21st century — this book is the seminal work on the state of media concentration in the United States and worldwide, written by a longtime journalist and journalism professor who knows the story full well from the inside out.

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Wont They Ever Learn? You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Buy the selected items together This item: I was highly educated about our current media and how it is being manipulated.

McChesney also focuses more on the larger business dealings of media corporations that have lead to their consolidation rather than Bagdikian’s typically smaller examples. Showing its age a bit.

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