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Unformatted text preview: the nine largest media Trans-National Conglomerates have, on average, equity joint ventures - where they share ownership of a media venture - with six of the other eight media giants, and usually more than one. Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has at least one joint venture with each of the other eight. Murdoch summarized his philosophy by saying 'We can join forces now, or we can kill each other and then join forces.' " from McChesney, 1998, Rich Media, Poor Democracy . III. Role of scientists in public discourse via the media Porder et al. (Nature, 2004) IV. Example: The Day After Tomorrow revisited You can find the full story and the article at Does Tomorrow Ever Come? V. Other Examples Back to GEO 302P Home Page...
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- Science, Rupert Murdoch, Rich media, I. Positive roles, global commercial media