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Beacon PressSep 30, – Social Science – pages. Masters of the Post. News Ombudsmen in North America: When the first edition of The Media Monopoly was published incritics called Ben Bagdikian’s warnings about the chilling effects medua corporate ownership and mass advertising on the nation’s news “alarmist.

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Major advertisers insisted, successfully, that these specific ideas be expressed not in ads but in the ostensibly ‘independent’ news reporting, editorial content, or entertainment programs of newspapers, magazines, radio, and television.

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He was a harsh critic of TV news and the celebrity status of news anchors, which he argued, was the “worst thing that can happen to a journalist. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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