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Trends and developments in
social values, political ideologies, media policies, economic
globalization, media technologies, and telecommunications networks,
interacted to generate significant changes in the nature of media
production, content, distribution, exhibition, and use. This book
wide variety of perspectives on one of those developments: changes in
consequences of media ownership, concentration, and conglomeration.
chapter highlights some of the central concepts in this debate, and
some of the
major perspectives and arguments of the contributors to this book.
Motivation and Context; Media Ownership Limits; Concerns:
Impacts, and Influence; The Market Model and the Public Sphere Model;
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