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09 mediacontrol

  1. 1. 09 – Media Control<br />What we didn’t talk about last week<br />
  2. 2. Class Business<br />Announcements<br />Henry Jenkins (Friday, September 30, 12:30PM-1:45PM in RTV 245)<br />John Stewart (Friday, September 30)<br />#IUT205<br />Assignment 1: 10/13<br />Exam 2: 11/10<br />
  3. 3. Assignment 1<br />
  4. 4. Last time on T205<br />
  5. 5. Exam<br />
  6. 6. Convergence Across Media<br />
  7. 7. General Employment Trends<br />
  8. 8. Prosumer Revolution<br />
  9. 9. The Big QuestionWho has programmed the computer code that governs these automatic routines?<br />
  10. 10. Who is Controlling your Brain?<br />
  11. 11. Potter’s Hypothesis<br />Ownership patterns show a strong movement toward concentration and away from localism.<br />
  12. 12. Mine<br />But also towards individualism<br />
  13. 13. Media Control<br />
  14. 14. Two Competing Values<br />
  15. 15. Cross-Ownership & Control<br />
  16. 16. Issues of Concern<br />
  17. 17. Power<br />
  18. 18. Concentration of Power<br />
  19. 19. Controls Information<br />
  20. 20. The instrument (the telescreen, it was called) could be dimmed, but there was no way of shutting it off completely.<br />
  21. 21. April and May, 1986<br />
  22. 22. Two Competing Values<br />
  23. 23. Localism - Power among as many people as possibleEfficiency - Concentration of power<br />
  24. 24. Statevs federal<br />
  25. 25. Lots of different choices<br />Or A few cheap dependable choices<br />
  26. 26. Localism<br />Power among as many people as possible<br />
  27. 27. Populist<br />
  28. 28. Closer to the hands of the people<br />
  29. 29. Power of the individual<br />
  30. 30. Media starts at the local level<br />
  31. 31. Who decides who gets access to a limited spectrum?<br />
  32. 32. Radio - Geographic regions and limited power<br />
  33. 33. Public Interest<br />
  34. 34. Limited Ownership<br />
  35. 35. The sevens<br />7 AM<br />7 FM<br />7 TV<br />
  36. 36. The Twelves<br />12 AM<br />12 FM<br />12 TV<br />
  37. 37.
  38. 38. Telecommunications Act -1996<br />
  39. 39. Deregulation<br />
  40. 40. Complex Systems<br />
  41. 41. Undiscovered Country<br />
  42. 42. Why?<br />
  43. 43. Political and Business Climate<br />
  44. 44. Efficiency<br />
  45. 45. Concentration of power<br />Concentration<br />Consolidation<br />Centralization<br />
  46. 46. Goal<br />Gain Money<br />Gain Resources<br />
  47. 47. Media Consolidation<br />
  48. 48. Bigger companies mean less voices<br />
  49. 49. Trend to greater concentration<br />
  50. 50. The Big Six<br />
  51. 51. Bertlesman<br />BMG<br />Sony – BMG<br />RTL Group (TV)<br />Gruner + Jahr (Magazines)<br />Random House<br />
  52. 52. The Big Five<br />
  53. 53. Disney<br />ABC<br />Disney Channel<br />Disney Television <br />Toon Disney<br />Touchstone Television<br />A&E (37.5% with Hearst and GE)<br />Lifetime Network (50%)<br />ESPN (80% with Hearst)<br />ESPN2 (80% with Hearst)<br />ESPN Classic (80% with Hearst)<br />ESPN West (80% with Hearst)<br />ESPNews (80% with Hearst)<br />Buena Vista Television<br />Biography Channel (with GE and Hearst)<br />History Channel (37.5% with Hearst and GE)<br />Classic Sports Network<br />E! (35%)<br />
  54. 54. General Electric<br />NBC<br />A & E (with Disney and Hearst)<br />American Movie Classics (25%)<br />Biography Channel (with Disney and Hearst)<br />Bravo (50%)<br />Bravo International<br />CNBC<br />Court TV (with Time Warner)<br />Fox Sports NetHistory Channel (with Disney and Hearst)<br />Independent Film Channel<br />MSG Network<br />MSNBC (50%)<br />National Geographic Worldwide<br />News Sport<br />Prime<br />Prism (with Rainbow, a subsidiary of Cablevision, and Liberty Media, a subsidiary of TCI)<br />Romance Classics<br />Sports Channel Cincinnati, Chicago, Florida, New England, Pacific, Ohio, Philadelphia<br />
  55. 55. News Corp<br />Fox<br />Fox Family Channel (50%)<br />Fox News Channel<br />fx (50% with TCI's Liberty Media)<br />fxM (50% with TCI's Liberty Media)<br />Fox Sports Net (25% with TCI, GE and Cablevision)<br />The National Geographic Channel (50%)<br />FIT TV Partnership<br />Regional networks, including TV Guide Channel and Fox Sports New York<br />
  56. 56. Time Warner<br />Turner Broadcasting<br />WB<br />HBO (75%)<br />Cinemax<br />HBO Direct Broadcast<br />Court TV (33% with GE)<br />TBS Superstation<br />Turner Classic Movies<br />TNT<br />Cartoon Network<br />Comedy Central (37.5% with Viacom)<br />Sega Channel<br />OVATION (50%)<br />Women's Information Television (WIN) (partial)<br />TVKO (75%)<br />4 regional all-news channels<br />CNN<br />CNN/SI (with Sports Illustrated)<br />CNNfn(financial network)<br />CNNRadio<br />Headline News<br />Sportsouth<br />CNN International<br />CNN Airport Network<br />
  57. 57. Viacomm<br />CBS <br />UPN<br />Nickelodeon<br />MTV<br />M2: Music Television<br />VH1<br />Showtime<br />Nick at Nite'sTVLand<br />Paramount Networks Comedy Central (50% with Time Warner)<br />TNN: The Nashville Network<br />Movie Channel<br />FLIX<br />All News Channel (50%)<br />Sundance Channel (45%)<br />Midwest Sports Channel<br />CBS Telenoticias (30%)<br />Home Team Sports (66% with News Corporation)<br />
  58. 58. Can Con<br />
  59. 59. Advantages& Disadvantages<br />
  60. 60. Cross-Ownership & Control<br />
  61. 61. Types of Concentration<br />
  62. 62. Horizontal Merger<br />
  63. 63. Vertical Merger<br />
  64. 64. Conglomerate Merger<br />
  65. 65. MegaMerger<br />
  66. 66. International Perspective<br />
  67. 67. Concentration of Advertising Agencies<br />
  68. 68. Concentration of Advertisers<br />
  69. 69. PepsiCo<br />PepsiCo Americas Foods<br />PepsiCo Americas Beverages<br />Restaurants (Yum! Brands)<br />
  70. 70. Issues of Concern<br />
  71. 71. Deregulation<br />
  72. 72. Change in Content<br />
  73. 73. Harmful content?<br />
  74. 74. Lack of Access<br />
  75. 75. Internet<br />
  76. 76. Zombie Shark II- What do you mean you give it away for free?<br />
  77. 77. 7 billion producers and distributors<br />
  78. 78. The individual producer owner and distributor<br />
  79. 79. Rule 1<br />The network gravitates toward free<br />
  80. 80. …Or is this just another sale?<br />
  81. 81.
  82. 82. Who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past.<br />
  83. 83. Who do you <br />let control <br />your media?<br />
  84. 84. Media Control<br />
  85. 85. Two CompetingValuesand a third<br />
  86. 86. Cross-Ownership & Control<br />
  87. 87. Issues of Concern<br />
  88. 88. Next – Effects!<br />14<br />

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