Research Online

Logo

Goldsmiths - University of London

The Media Manifesto

Fenton, Natalie; Freedman, Des (D. J.); Schlosberg, Justin and Dencik, Lina. 2020. The Media Manifesto. Cambridge: Polity. ISBN 9781509538065 [Book] (In Press)

No full text available
[img] Text
FENTON 1st proof collated.pdf.pdf - Accepted Version
Permissions: Administrator Access Only

Download (1MB)

Abstract or Description

Our media systems are in crisis. Run by unaccountable corporations and dominated by agendas and algorithms that are shrouded in mystery, these formerly trusted sources of information and entertainment have lost their way. As consumers, we have plenty of choice, but as citizens we have an abundance of misinformation and misrepresentation.

In this incisive manifesto, four prominent media scholars and activists put forth a roadmap for radical reform of concentrated media power. They argue that we should put media justice, economic democracy and social equality at the heart of our scholarship and our campaigning.

The Media Manifesto delivers a sharp analysis of our communications crisis and a passionate call for urgent change. It provides resources of hope for media reform movements across the globe.

Item Type:

Book

Keywords:

media, manifesto, power, journalism, justice, hope, politics

Related URLs:

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

Date:

June 2020

Item ID:

28250

Date Deposited:

09 Mar 2020 17:22

Last Modified:

09 Mar 2020 17:22

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/28250

View statistics for this item...

Edit Record Edit Record (login required)