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Thursday April 17 th , 2008 At Issue Concentration of media ownership may threaten diversity of news coverage and diminish the quality of news content E. G., think about communist and socialist countries that do not rely on capitalism (free market) socialist – government owns some businesses North Korea communist rest of world’s reaction is o my god… North Korea (one news station that is run by gov) is excited because that is what they are told no outside influence Communism – government owns majority of production (failing cuz of human greed) In Soviet Union gov and military did not practice what they preached gov and military got the benefit of this system Sherman anti -trust act – illegal to have a monopoly (E.G Bill Gates) Comparison Q. The European press typically present what type of perspective A. Partisan or ideological values relating to current events (E.G European news coverage) Non partisan (U. S) has to be fair (two Parties) Conversely Q. The U.S. press refrains from what type of reporting?
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course POLI 1090 taught by Professor Gryski during the Spring '08 term at Auburn University.

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