What are the persuasive effects of the media? (relevance of supply side). ▷ Game-theoretic models on the political role of the media: commitment models vs. THE MEDIA POLITICAL ECONOMY OF MASS MEDIA Direct use of the media by the government to represent itself in a favourable light; Tactical leaking: bad. 1 Our focus on the political economy of the media leaves out an important studies found that the mass media of radio and print had relatively.
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Political economy | Media Studies
Expecting the introduction of digital communications platforms to enact a process whereby these inequalities simply dissipate in the face of the deterministic properties of new technology is a utopian fantasy. As Espen Aarseth The belief that new and ever more complex technologies are in and of themselves democratic is not only false but dangerous.
New technology creates new opportunities, but there political economy of mass media no reason to believe that the increased complexity of our technological lives works toward increased equality for all subjected to the technology. Aside from Wikipedia, the online encyclopaedia which is managed by the Wikimedia foundation and is a not for profit entity, every other site on the list is a profit making privately owned entity, most of whom generate funds through selling targeted advertising space.
There has, however, been a significant change in political economy of mass media ways that the adverts in question can be tailored to specific demographics. Media advertising has always been targeted in a sense, for example the producers of a commodity largely aimed at children could in the s opt to buy advertising time on Saturday morning television shows which were political economy of mass media primarily at children, as while the overall audience would be lower than a prime time evening slot, the proportion of their target market would be higher.
This is due in part to the overwhelming amount of public relations material being posed as news.
However, new mechanisms of power have emerged from this more open system of information and news creation. General contact details political economy of mass media provider: If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here.
This allows to link your profile to this item. Second is the discussion of the epistemology of the field by emphasizing several major characteristics that differentiate political economy of mass media from other approaches within media and communication research.
In particular, what are the ways political economists develop and use political economy in digital media and the new media milieu driven by platform technologies in the three new areas of digital platforms, big data, and digital labor.