Publisher description for The media monopoly / Ben H. Bagdikian ; with a new preface on the internet and communications cartels.


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Counter Since this classic on corporate control of the media was first published in 1997, the number of corporations dominating our media has shrunk from fifty to merely five. Once called "alarmist", Bagdikian's claims are uncanny and chilling in their accuracyl This much-needed sixth edition follows up on the digital revolution, revealing startling details of a new communications cartel within the United States.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mass media Economic aspects United States, Monopolies United States