Who controls information / Ben Bagdikian ; production by Richard Mahler.

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Who controls information / Ben Bagdikian ; production by Richard Mahler.
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A talk delivered at a seminar on information and power. The professor-journalist-author describes how media ownership is concentrated in a few major corporations and how this affects the content of news and entertainment programming. Ben Bagdikian is one of the nation's foremost media critics, a professor of journalism at the University of California-Berkeley, and the author of such books as the Information Machines and Monopoly Media. He was formerly the managing editor of the Washington Post and a researcher with the Rand Corporation. This talk is from a seminar at UCLA on Information and Power held on November 6, 1982. Bagdikian places special emphasis on the way in which concentration of the media ownership into a few major corporations is affecting the content of our news and entertainment programming.

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at UCLA, Nov. 6, 1982.
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1 reel (54 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1982.
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