• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
Media, Markets, and Democracy - Communication, Society and Politics (Hardback)
  • Media, Markets, and Democracy - Communication, Society and Politics (Hardback)
zoom

Media, Markets, and Democracy - Communication, Society and Politics (Hardback)

(author)
£67.00
Hardback 392 Pages / Published: 19/11/2001
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

Government interventions in media markets are often criticized for preventing audiences from getting the media products they want. A free press is often asserted to be essential for democracy. The first point is incorrect and the second is inadequate as a policy guide. Part I of this book shows that unique aspects of media products prevent markets from providing for audience desires. Part II shows that four prominent, but different, theories of democracy lead to different conceptions of good journalistic practice, media policy, and proper constitutional principles. Part II makes clear that the choice among democratic theories is crucial for understanding what should be meant by free press. Part III explores international free trade in media products. Contrary to the dominant American position, it shows that Parts I and II's economic and democratic theory justify deviations from free trade in media products.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521804356
Number of pages: 392
Weight: 740 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 25 mm

You may also be interested in...

How to Read a Film
Added to basket
£27.99
Paperback
The Hidden Persuaders
Added to basket
Contagious
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Manufacturing Consent
Added to basket
The News
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Dataclysm
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Confessions Of An Advertising Man
Added to basket
Propaganda
Added to basket
£13.99
Paperback
Ogilvy on Advertising in the Digital Age
Added to basket
Buyology
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Medium is the Massage
Added to basket
Introducing Media Studies
Added to basket
Photography: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
A Dictionary of Film Studies
Added to basket
The Uses of Literacy
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.