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Monthly Archives: April 2013
As we approach the end of our module the issue of private versus public broadcasting becomes our focus of attention. In particular we will be looking at potential economic and ideological determining factors when it comes to broadcasting in public … Continue reading
As an example of media bias in a news broadcast I have chosen an RTE report on the United States presidential election broadcast on July 11th 2012 (link at end of post). The campaigning for the presidential election is getting … Continue reading
Media of varying types form a significant part of the everyday cultural life of modern industrial societies and as traditional sources of moral and cultural authority begin to wane these media-based entities become more influential in our cultural, political and … Continue reading
Following the break for Easter we are now looking at two contrasting views of the media and how it mediates information about what is happening both locally and internationally. Firstly there is a Marxist analysis, which focuses on ownership of … Continue reading