Media Analysis

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Course Description[edit | edit source]

Is our media biased? Who controls content on television, radio, newpapers, magazines, websites. What aims or ulterior motives can the owners of a media outlet have?

Readings[edit | edit source]

Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky

The Media Monopoly: Ben Bagdikian

Projects[edit | edit source]

Research the following companies and report:

National Amusements owner of Viacom and CBS

Viacom's Assets
CBS Assets

General Electric owner of NBC

GE Assets

News Corporation owner of FOX

News Corporation Holdings

The Walt Disney Company

Disney Media Holdings

Time Warner owner of Time Magazine, AOL, CNN

Time Warner Assets

The Outside World[edit | edit source]