Write 5 pages thesis on the topic murdoch’s news corp and its impact on international media. In this book – Media Pluralism and the overlapping instruments needed to achieve it – authors review previous scholarly initiatives that touch on pluralism in the media industry. It also argues that the existence of contradictions in policy objectives, in analytical approaches, and the existence of some deficiencies in methodologies used to lead to difficulty in securing hard conclusions. They also argue that the consequence of a diminishing pluralism in the media industry is likely to reduce due to drastic changes in a dominant media funding model.
Bernard, T., & Griffith, W. M. (1996). Long Range Planning: The future for multimedia-the
battle for world dominance, 5.
The book explains interactive digital media and the key strategies that can be applied to explore this segment of the media. There is also a detailed analysis of the growth, trends, and market size of the global entertainment industry. A summary of the activities, interests, and financial data on the key entertainment companies is also present. The authors try to build a scenario for the future developments of this industry.
Hickman, M., & Watson, T. (2012). Dial M for Murdoch: News Corporation and the Corruption
of Britain. Penguin Books Limited
This book attempt to look at the inside working of the world’s most powerful media company headed by Rupert Murdoch. It looks at how the media conglomerate used its power and influence in British society to intimate, bully, and cover up its illegal activities and also how its subsequent exposure manages to change the way the general population looks at the politicians, police departments, and most importantly the press which was the main culprit. The book contains details that had not been previously disclosed to the public including its acts of smears and threats against journalists, politicians as well as lawyers investigating it.
Keeble, L. R., & Mair, J. (2012). The Phone Hacking Scandal: Journalism on Trial. Arima
This book referred to the scandal as a hack gate owing to its far-reaching implications on the media landscape. The book’s first edition became the key text during the Leveson Inquiry that was looking into the practices, ethics, and culture of the British press after this scandal. It critically looks at how the scandal unraveled and the effects it had on the British public’s perception of their media houses and regulation framework.