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2. Which of these is NOT in the 7 corporations that Bagdikian identifies?

  • Time Warner
  • Disney
  • Sega
  • News Corp

3. What is Currans view of the concentration of ownership in newspapers?

  • It's a positive thing
  • It's not a new phenomenon to have so little owners
  • It's a negative thing

4. Why does it appear that on the surface the number of media outlets has dramatically increased?

  • The prospects of new technology has brought about more channels to choose from
  • All of the other options
  • 30 years ago only 4 television channels existed. Now there is hundreds of channels available from digital telivision producers such as Sky or Virgin
  • Because the number of owners has increased

5. Describe the pattern of news ownership according to Bagdikian

  • 7 companies owned and operated 90% of the mass media controlling news
  • 22 companies owned and operated 90% of the mass media controlling news
  • 45 companies owned and operated 90% of the mass media controlling news
  • 50 companies owned and operated 90% of the mass media controlling news

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