Media ownership research and regulation

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Published by Hampton Press in Cresskill, NJ .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Mass media -- Ownership,
  • Telecommunication -- Ownership

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Ronald E. Rice.
SeriesThe Hampton Press communcation series. New media
ContributionsRice, Ronald E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP96.E25 M428 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23674598M
ISBN 109781572736849, 9781572736856
LC Control Number2007041000

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