A currency maintained by a state or other entity which can guarantee its value such as a monetary union. The total value of liquid assets available for an individual or other economic unit, such as cash and bank deposits. An item of value between two parties used for the exchange of goods or services.
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Just as corporatization and the lowest-common-denominator pursuit of the bottom line have had a parlous effect on publishing, media consolidation has contributed to the ongoing demise of serious journalism in newspapers, magazines, serious broadcast news, and online journalism. Schiffrin compares the media crisis in the United States to the situation in Europe and across the globe, and he demonstrates how the American corporate model has extended its reach.
But he also describes and considers a range of alternative policies culled from many countries that, if pursued, could help to save journalism and the media in the US. This is a superlative essay that will make everyone seriously interested in the media and publishing think again. Get A Copy. Hardcover , pages. Published November 8th by Verso first published April 19th More Details Original Title. Other Editions 7. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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More filters. Sort order. Jan 11, Ivana rated it really liked it. Why do we keep buying newspapers? Why bother going to cinemas and watch something else than the last super-movie? What are books for except for escapism into 50shades of whatever? Schiffrins clear arguments loaded with lots of! And not only in film industry but also in publishing and journalism. Schiffrin reviews various policies and strategies from France, Norway or Europe in general.
A very important book for every Why do we keep buying newspapers? A very important book for everyone working in culture. Just 3 random facts. When Schiffrin wrote the book there were High quality program, tradition and valuable movies. Big profits in publishing today are not earned by selling books - but by selling whole imprints, "optimalization" and short-sighted tactics not building stable backlist, huge advance fees paid to celebrities.
Aug 31, Robert Stewart rated it did not like it. Schiffrin takes an admirable amount of research about goverment grants in the literary arts, book sales, cinema ownership and movie distribution, and newspaper ad revenue and circulation, and throws it all down in pages and offers little in the way of synthesis of analysis beyond saying 'This is what some countries do.
The ones that don't do this should consider it. Mar 24, Will rated it it was amazing.
It would not cost much to provide. As with all the solutions suggested in this book, the effectiveness of these programs will depend on the political choices that are made in implementing them, in France and elsewhere. There is no such thing as a free market in the fields of culture.
The key decisions are political, whether at the national or local level.