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Unformatted text preview: April 27, 2011 Mass Media -Overwhelminly privately-controlled; differs dramatically form other nations with large state media sector. -Private, yes, but not decentralized. o Major conglomerations own all but one of the major papers, as well as national radio and tv stations. Traditional media sources, newspapers and the big three news channels, have declined in influence. There has been a dramatic expansion in new media sources. -Cable news. -Talk radio. -Fake news. -Internet -Social Media Do you see this as a political problem? Should we go back to the good old days when there were fewer media sources? Are there any real solutions to this problem?...
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