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Frank, One market under God: Extreme capitalism, market populism, and the end of economic democracy, Doubleday, New York, 2000, pp. ix–x. 3. , p. x. See R. McChesney, Rich media, poor democracy, University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 1999. 4. G. Sussman, “Special Issue on the Political Economy of Communication,” Journal of Media Economics, 12, 1999, 85–89, at p. 85. 5. As Sussman observes, political economists have of course directly considered the question of “the constitution of [media] power” (“Special Issue,” p.
Couldry and J. Curran, “The paradox of media power,” in their Contesting Media Power: Alternative Media in a Networked World (Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, MD, 2003, 3–15), at pp. 3–4 (original emphasis). 10. See especially early generalist works such as H. Schiller, Who Knows: Information in the Age of the Fortune 500, Ablex, Norwood, NJ, 1981, and D. Smythe, Dependency Road: Communications, Capitalism, Consciousness and Canada, Ablex, Norwood, NJ, 1981; this genre of generalist work has been revived in recent years by the likes of R.
22. f. A Sayer, Radical Political Economy: Critique and Reformulation, Blackwell, Oxford, 1995, especially pp. 214–18. 23. ” The quotations are from pp. 14–15. 24. M. Tracey, The Decline and Fall of Public Service Broadcasting, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1998; G. Born, Uncertain Vision: Birt, Dyke and the Reinvention of the BBC, Secker & Warburg, London, 2004. 25. J. Isaac, Power and Marxist theory: A realist view, Cornell University Press, Ithaca NY, 1987. 26 See also J. Allen, Lost geographies of power, Blackwell, Oxford, 2003, at pp.