The Economics of the Mass Media (International Library of Critical Writings in Economics)

by Gillian Doyle

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  • Media, information & communication industries,
  • Economics - General,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Mass media,
  • Business/Economics
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ISBN 10185898811X
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The chapter unravels the legal foundations of dignity in privacy but also the behavioral economics of utility in communication and information sharing in. Mass media is a significant force in modern culture, particularly in America.

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Of particular concern to media economics are the economic policies and practices of media companies and disciplines including journalism and the news industry, film production, entertainment programs, print, broadcast, mobile communications, Internet, advertising and public relations.

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OCLC Number: Notes: On cover: Research memoranda series. Typewritten. Description: ii, 83 pages ; 29 cm. Series Title: Studies in the economics of mass.This book strives to provide concepts for understanding and analyzing communications companies and their situations, to increase readers’ abilities to identify and evaluate alternative strategies and courses of action, and to allow them to work more effectively with specialists with deeper expertise in finance and economics.Media Economics The research field!A new way to talk about the media – A new conceptual framework!Media as products in a market – TV, radio, newspapers, books.!Media economics is a field with a fairly short history; established in the s The media as !A product sold on a market!An intellectual property!International tradeFile Size: 2MB.