Media Management in the Age of Giants

Media Management in the Age of Giants

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The emergence of giant media corporations has created a new era in mass communications. The world of media giantsa€”with a focus on the bottom linea€”makes awareness of business and financial issues critical for everyone in the industry. This timely new edition of a popular and successful textbook introduces basic business concepts, terminology, history, and management theories in the context of contemporary events. It includes up-to-date information on technology and addresses the major problem facing media companies today: How can the news regain profitability in the digital age? Focusing on newspaper, television, and radio companies, Herrick fills his book with real-life examples, interviews with media managers, and case studies. In a time when all the rules are changing because of digital technology, conglomeration, and shifting consumer habits, this text is a vital tool for students and working journalists.One study has shown that the leading cause of libel lawsuits is that aggrieved readers or listeners could not get a ... Bloggers and websites are being successfully sued for false and defamatory information they post about people.66 As so wellanbsp;...

Title:Media Management in the Age of Giants
Author:Dennis F. Herrick
Publisher:UNM Press - 2012-08-15


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