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1 Types of Media Systems Western Media System Revolutionary Media System Communist Media System Developmental Media System Authoritarian Media System

2 Western Media System Media privately owned Privately supported (advertising) Free flow of ideas/diversity of views Free of government control Rarest form of media existing where... Press is 4th estate

3 Western Media System Common law protects individuals High income, literacy, education Multi-party democracy Tradition of independent journalism

4 Problems in Western Media Profit-making emphasis Concentration of ownership

5 Revolutionary Media Illegal/subversive Used to overthrow “Underground” Short term People at odds with government Alternative forms

6 Communist Media Owned and controlled by state Instrument of rule Goal is nation-building “News” is what’s important to state Originally a revolutionary tool

7 Lenin on communist media “…free press gives freedom to oppress, deceive and exploit the masses…”

8 Developmental Media The goal is nation-building Explain to people their role in the new social order Temporary No freedom of expression Top - down flow of information

9 Authoritarian Media Oldest form of media Press supports the state Top - down flow of information Ruler decides what is published Maintain status quo Evolved into Communist & Developmental

10 Political infrastructures 1st world: Industrialized 2nd world: Communist 3rd world: Undeveloped

11 News How is it defined? What is its role/function? What is the content?

12 Role of the Media Autonomous? Ancillary?

13 Relationship to government 1st world: Press independent 2nd world: Press under control 3rd world: Press mobilized to aid development

14 The Global Village Cultural homogenization Homogenization of language The Instantaneous transmission of news: What is its impact?

15 Media Imperialism The one-way flow of information to developing nations. The imposition of western culture and values on developing nations. Hegemony

16 U. S. Provincialism We don’t look outside our boundaries, unless…


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