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Understanding Media Economics



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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 5/1/2013.
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'This book provides an extremely well written and informative introduction to the subject of media economics, characterized by clarity in the explanation of concepts or frameworks and by a balanced discussion for the respective positions in areas of debate' - Paul MacDonald, Roehampton Institute 'This book is a very valuable contribution to the media economic literature' - Richard van der Wurff, Dept of Communication, University of Amsterdam Understanding Media Economics provides a clear, precise introduction to the key economic concepts and issues affecting the media. The book: explains the fundamental concepts relevant to the study of media economics; considers the key industrial questions facing the media industries today; relates economic theory to business practice; covers a wide range of media activity - advertising, television, film, print media, and new media; and looks at the impact of economics on public policy. The Second Edition of Understanding Media Economics is has been fully updated, and offers a stimulating perspective on the contemporary media environment. This book remains an essential purchase for all students of the media and mass communication.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Media Economics
Corporate Strategies
Economics of Advertising
Television Broadcasting
Television Production
The International Film Industry
Print Media
New Media
Media Economics and Public Policy
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