CURRAN

& SEATON

media industries

Curran and Seaton’s widely read history of the media in the UK, Power Without Responsibility, narrates the story of how the media landscape has fallen under the control of a handful of global media conglomerates.

That unchecked expansion, they conclude, poses a significant problem to the democratic health of the UK. 

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Ownership concentration effects

Investigates the impact of ownership on media content.

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Horizontal vertical integration

Examines the benefits that conglomerate expansion brings.

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Proprietor ownership effects in the press

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12.2 Horizontal vertical integration analysis

Set text analysis that explores the benefits of conglomerate ownership

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Ownership concentration effects

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Horizontal vertical integration

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The BBC and media diversity

Introduction to the public service remit of the BBC.

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12.3 Ownership effects on newspapers

Analysis help sheet to help diagnose ownership effects on set texts.

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UK news proprietor influence

Downlaodable poster to show the print/online reach of UK newspapers

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Proprietor ownership effects in the press

Flipped learning handout the explores newspaper ownership in the UK.

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12.1 Commercial imperatives analysis

Set text analysis sheet that diagnose the effect of advertising on content.

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12.4 The commercialisation of web texts

Worksheet that diagnoses the commercialism of online set texts.

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"...a truly insightful book which addresses important changes in today’s media landscape"

Sonia Livingstone: LSE