Chapter 3  Culture & Media
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  • 1. MEDIA & CULTURE
  • 2. W H O C O N T RO L S T H E M E D I A ?
  • 3. C A N W E T RU S T T H E M E D I A ?
  • 4. IS THE MEDIA BIAS FREE?
  • 5. POWER!
  • 6. MEDIA & DEMOCRACY
  • 7. DISNEY & COMPANY Walt Disney – or more specifically Disney Media Networks – controls a staggering amount of media outlets.[12] In thefield of motion pictures, they own Walt Disney Pictures (which includes Pixar Animation Studios), Touchstone Picturesand Hollywood Pictures. They then distribute these films through Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment whiledistributing soundtracks and original music under Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records. They also own the entire ABC Television Network (which includes ABC Daytime, ABC Entertainment Group andABC News), the Disney Channel, ABC Family, SOAPnet, 80% of ESPN (along with ESPN2, ESPNClassic, ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes, ESPNU, ESPN HD and ESPN2 HD, ESPN Regional Television, ESPNInternational, ESPN Radio, ESPN.com ESPN The Magazine, ESPN Enterprises, ESPN Zones, ESPN360, ESPN MobileProperties, ESPN On Demand, ESPN Interactive and ESPN PPV) and television distribution divisions of Disney-ABCDomestic Television and Disney-ABC ESPN Television. Walt Disney also owns large shares of A&E Television Networks and Lifetime Entertainment Services[12], while ABCTelevision Network boasts over 200 affiliated stations which together reach 99% of American household televisions, andthat isn’t even getting in to Walt Disney’s control of radio, publishing and other holdings.
  • 8. http://www.hulu.com/watch/88782 SHOWTIME!