Print

Print


GenevaHi All, About commercialization in media, try some of these sources (some are more historical in orientation than others; apologies for the self-promotion; ironic for this topic, I know!): Anderson, R., & Strate, L. A. (Eds.) (2000). Critical studies in media commercialism. New York: Oxford University Press. Andersen, R. (1995). Consumer culture and TV programming. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. Bagdikian, B. (2000). The media monopoly (6th ed.). Boston: Beacon Press. Budd, M., Craig, S., & Steinman, C. (1999). Consuming environments: television and commercial culture. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. McAllister, M. P. (1996). The commercialization of American culture: New advertising, control and democracy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. McChesney, R. W. (1999). Rich media, poor democracy: Communication politics in dubious times. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press (see Chapter 3 on the Internet). McChesney, R. W. (1993). Telecommunications, Mass Media, & Democracy: The Battle for the Control of U.S. Broadcasting, 1928-1935. New York: Oxford University Press. Schiller, D. (1999). Digital Capitalism : Networking the Global Market System. MIT Press Hi: I was wondering if anyone could help me locate any sources of information that deal in-depth with the historical forces and interests behind the commercialization of mass media and digital media in 20th century America? Thanks, R. Inglis Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at <http://www.hotmail.com. ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama: http://www.tcf.ua.edu Matt McAllister e-mail: [log in to unmask] Department of Communication Studies, Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA 24061-0311 USA ph: 540-231-9830 fax: 540-231-9817 ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama: http://www.tcf.ua.edu