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- Crown Publishing Group 2002; US$ 27.50
If you want to understand how modern media has changed the world, this is the one book you must read. Rupert Murdoch is the man everyone talks about but no one knows. He?s everywhere, a larger-than-life media titan who has spent a lifetime building his company, News Corporation, from a small, struggling newspaper business in Australia into an international... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 42.95
Media Firms presents studies applying the company level approach to media and communication firms. It explores differences among missions, strategies, organizational choices, and other business decisions. Reviewing economic factors and pressures on media and communications companies, this book seeks to improve understanding of how these elements... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Every era has its merger; every era has its story. For the New Media age it was an even bigger disaster: the AOL-Time Warner deal. At the time AOL and Time Warner were considered a matchless combination of old media content and new media distribution. But very soon after the deal was announced things started to go bad?and then from bad to worse.... more...
- ECW Press 2007; US$ 11.95
Based on rigorous research, hard-hitting interviews, and original documents, this biography stands out as the most complete examination of Conrad Black, builder of the world's third-largest media empire, the Telegraph Group. Author George Tombs not only worked in Black's empire, but maintained steady communication with him over the years as a journalist,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 24.95
How the world's most powerful media mogul really thinks The third book in Portfolio's new series looks at Rupert Murdoch, the controversial chairman and CEO of News Corp. He is the subject of endless gossip, speculation, and criticism, but what really drives his bold (and usually successful) gambles? Based on comments from News Corp. executives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
Questions concerning the quality of media performance and the effectiveness of media policymaking often revolve around the extent to which the media system fulfills the values inherent in diversity and localism principles. This edited volume addresses challenges and issues relating to diversity in local media markets from a media law and policy perspective.... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 14.51
In a career spanning four decades Rupert Murdoch has built News International into a $70 billion corporation. Through a series of breathtaking gambles he expanded from his base in the Australian newspaper business to achieve a preeminent position in the UK's media, and to control a huge slice of Hollywood. Increasingly his company has built a presence... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95
An account of how a very few powerful individuals come to wield a lot of control in international communications. The politics, eccentricities and industrial alliances of the moguls including Maxwell and Murdoch are examined in detail. more...