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The media manifesto

Fenton, Natalie, Freedman, Des, Schlosberg, Justin and Dencik, Lina 2020. The media manifesto. The Manifesto Series, Polity Press.

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Abstract

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
Book Type: Authored Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Journalism, Media and Culture
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Publisher: Polity Press
ISBN: 9781509538058
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2020 15:27
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/131316

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