Concentration of media ownership

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    anybody it also led to concentration of media ownership. Concentration of media ownership is essentially when few organizations or individuals own different facets of the media. Early in 2002, three of the five most recognizable conglomerates were Walt Disney, AOL/Time-Warner, and the News Corporation. These 3 conglomerates held control of many, if not all, of the most prominent media outlets in 2002. Media diversity has long been a problem especially via the radio. Media diversity is the misrepresentation of minorities and the constant same media being given to the public. For example, listening to multiple radio stations and they are playing the same music over and over. This is a lack of media diversity. Media ownership has reduced…

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    MMedia Ownership To what degree is government regulation of media ownership compatible with liberal democracy? Use examples from New Zealand and at least one other country to illustrate your argument Media and democracy are fatally intertwined, with democracy depending on the media for supplying information to citizens so that they can participate in the democratic process. James Madison, the fourth President of the United States of America, and the creator of the constitution, said “A popular…

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    government maintain Canadian ownership rules for broadcasting in Canada? Historically, the government has considered broadcasting an all-important part of Canadian national security and even "military defense strategy" (Armstrong, 2010, p. 207). For example, during wartime, foreign ownership of Canadian broadcasting could be used for propaganda purposes. In the present day, Canadian ownership rules are seen as important for protecting Canada's cultural sovereignty. By the Broadcasting Act of…

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    Media Ownership

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    The concentration of media ownership, known also as media consolidation or media convergence, is the business comprised of an increasingly small amount of individuals and organizations that control shares of the mass media. This extensive direction in which media business ownership is changing is deemed upon as not only objectionable, but also results in damaging effects for both the economy and society. Although there is little evidence that this concentration results in harm, media ownership…

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    (1) The role of news media over the time has been mixed and different theorists have tried to explain each of these roles in their own ways. We see a clear distinction between how media could actually serve the purpose of placing checks on the society or actually aiding the entities that need to be made accountable by the very same media. As the term “fourth estate” for the news media was coined in the 18th century that recognized the role of press in the society as a fourth pillar of the…

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    perceived and what has been done through advertising and other forms of mass media to instill immediate gratification in the masses. There are three points that can be made from this article in relation to their argument: the notion of extreme monetary wealth being the most important sign of success (in music culture); problems being so readily and easily solved on a daily basis and in a timely manner (as is most commonly displayed through television and cinema); and false consciousness…

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    of social media has swept the world in the past decade, it has become an outlet for all ages. Although social media was thought to be aimed for teenagers and young adults, people of all ages have now become a part of the social movement. Social media was previously limited to a few websites such Myspace and Facebook; now, it has expanded to have hundreds of different outlets of communication, now including smartphones applications as well. Because social media has become such a large part of…

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    Identity In Advertising

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    TOPIC: How does advertising shape the youth’s identity? THESIS: _Advertising in today’s media present their product as the needed essential in a youth’s life to fit in society? TOPIC SENTENCE (1st major argument): Advertisements know that they’re the main component in a youth’s life in forming their identity. Source (last name of Author & page #) _Steinem,…

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    In a media world run chiefly on market model principles, the task of making sense of why these extensive mergers happened is pretty simple, at least in terms of a business stand point. Owning multiple mediums within the industry is how to reach “economics of scale” (Pavlick and McIntosh, p. 51-52), companies such as Disney for instance use synergy to rake in money from various subsets all based on the same idea. This dynamic enables the industries giants not only to reap financial merit, it also…

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    consumer demand for sensationalism (Bird, 2009). ‘Tabloidization’ is the direct result of commercialized media, most often seen to be the pressures of advertisers to reach large audiences. It began to appear approximately one hundred years ago, when newspapers began adding sections emphasizing sports and entertainment, illustrations and sensations that appealed to wider audiences (Esser, 1999). Although, there is no exact definition…

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