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2. The UK media industry is controlled by...

  • 7 companies
  • 13 companies
  • 10 companies
  • 5 companies

3. What is horizontal integration?

  • companies showing interest in other forms of media
  • Expanding the company
  • Gradually increasing in profits

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

  • 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
  • The prospects of new technology has brought about more channels to choose from
  • All of the other options

5. Describe the pattern of news ownership according to Bagdikian

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

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