Monthly Archives: February 2005

more on media ownership

Here is a site with extensive links on media ownership and corporate structures, including links to organizations that are attempting to reform media ownership practices.

media ownership chart

Here’s the chart I showed in class today, dated 2001, detailing structures of media ownership among the six major players in the field.

public sphere/political economy 2

Herman & Chomsky, “A Propaganda Model”

class notes 5

Here are the class notes from today’s discussion.

public sphere/political economy 1

Sturken and Cartwright, “The Mass Media and the Public Sphere” (reader)
Habermas, “The Public Sphere: An Encyclopedia Article”

class notes 4

Here are the class notes from today’s discussion.

mass media and society 3

Gans, “The Critique of Mass Culture” (reader)

screening 1

Blowup (1966, Michelangelo Antonioni, 111m)

class notes 3

Here are the class notes from today’s discussion.

mass media and society 2

Horkheimer & Adorno, “The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception”
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