Media- Ownership + Control

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  • Created on: 12-06-18 11:10
Technological Convergence
Several media technologies combined
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Synergy
Companies produce, promote and sell a product in various forms
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Transnational Ownership
Ownership is global
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Media Concentration
Media is in the hands of a few large companies
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Vertical Integration
Concentration of ownership in a single medium
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Horizontal Integration
Owners have a range of interests of media
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Media Conglomerate
Global media company
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Trends- Bagdikian 2004
1983=50 companies control 90% 1992=22 companies control 90% 2011=6 companies control 90%
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Trends- Main Companies
Times Warner= 5 companies- $28.11bil Viacom= 38 companies- $22bil Disney= 24 companies- $92bil NewsCorp= 220 companies-$inconclusive
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Formal Controls- Legal System
Regulates, restricts, prohibits EG, Equality Act 2010
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Formal Controls- Ofcom
Protects from harmful broadcasts + unfair treatment on TV/radio
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Formal Controls- BBC
Partly regulated by Ofcom + funded by license fees
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Formal Controls- Government
Electronic surveillance + filtering software
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Formal Controls- IPSO
Replaced PCC after Leveson Inquiry + monitors standards in journalism
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Pluralist A01
Audience= active, favour deregulation, privatisation= create competition
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Pluralist A02
News Of The World= shut down after Leveson Inquiry
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Traditional Marxism A01
RC send out messages, gatekeepers, agenda-setting
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Traditional Marxism A02
Rupert Murdoch= "sun king" + "phantom pm"
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Neo-Marxism A01
Hegemonic views, RC beliefs challenged + audience have some control
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Neo-Marxism A02
GUMG= media reflects white mc views
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PoMo A01
Strinati= mass media shapes consumer choice
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PoMo A02
Citizen Journalism
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Companies produce, promote and sell a product in various forms

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Synergy

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Ownership is global

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Media is in the hands of a few large companies

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Concentration of ownership in a single medium

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