Goldsmiths - University of London

The paradox of media power

Curran, James P. and Couldry, Nick. 2003. The paradox of media power. In: James P. Curran and Nick Couldry, eds. Contesting Media Power: Alternative Media in a Networked World: Alternative Media in a Networked World. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, pp. 3-16. ISBN 978-0742523852 [Book Section]

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Contesting Media Power explores the worldwide growth of alternative media that challenge the power concentration in large media corporations. Media scholars and political scientists analyze alternative media in Australia, Chile, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia, Sweden, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Topics include independent media centers, gay online networks and alternative web discussion forums; feminist film, political journalism and social networks; indigenous communication and church-sponsored media. This important book will help shape debates on the media's role in current global struggles.

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Media and Communications



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19 Oct 2015 12:18

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06 Jun 2016 17:45

URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/14201
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