Ben Bagdikian, Preface to The Media Monopoly:
What has happened to competition in media industries over the last twenty years?
What kinds of relationships do large media conglomerates have with one another?
Why is Bagdikian so concerned about concentrated ownership of the media?
How has the internet changed the existing media landscape? How hasn't it changed other media industries?
What are some of the effects of concentrated media ownership on news coverage? What are some of the major trends in news content?
What are some of the effects of concentrated media ownership on entertainment?
Why is Bagdikian so interested in Disney?
Why is he so interested in Mark Willes and the Los Angeles Times?
What are some examples of "resistance" to the current media system?
How does the telecommunications industry exert power over federal policymaking?