8-25-09_J205_Notes

8-25-09_J205_Notes - Mass Media and Community The imagined...

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Mass Media and Community The imagined community Shared Identity Shared conversation Shared values Who controls media? Media: A huge collective of media platforms (Media is plural for medium) FOX News News Corp. Owns Television -Fox Broadcasting Company -35 television stations -14 Cable networks -Direct TV, Star Satellite Film -20 th Century Fox -Fox Searchlight (“independent” film) -Fox Television Studios -Blue Sky Studios Newspapers -36 Australian Papers -5 British papers -New York Post -WSJ (recently acquired, major acquisition) WSJ-can charge for content, because its content is important, relevant to everyone ($$$) What does Rupert Murdoch gain with the acquisition of WSJ? Magazines -5 magazines including The Weekly Standard and partial interest in TV Guide Books -4 major publishing houses -Harper Collins -Harper Morrow
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Other goodies -MySpace -40% L.A. Kings -10% LA. Lakers -40% Staples Center -Fox Sports Radio Network Six Major Media Corporations -News Corp. -Disney
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2010 for the course JOUR 205 taught by Professor Wagner during the Fall '09 term at S.F. State.

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