Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Media Ownership and Concentration in America$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Eli Noam

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195188523

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 21 November 2017

Print and Publishing

Print and Publishing

Chapter:
(p.137) 8 Print and Publishing
Source:
Media Ownership and Concentration in America
Author(s):

Eli M. Noam

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0008

This chapter analyzes market concentration trends in the following fields within print and publishing: newspapers, books, and magazines. There has been a great deal of fear about the demise of the newspaper industry. The trend toward local market monopoly, the ascendance of newspaper groups, the shrinking circulations of newspapers, and the emergence of the Internet as a news source have raised alarms about the future vitality of newspapers. The outlook is mixed. In the case of books, the aspect which has changed the most about book publishing has been in the field of distribution. Book retailing changed substantially with the growth of chains, superstores, and online retailing. The technological abilities to produce magazines cheaply, in either print or online form, have stimulated the growth in this sector. This growth, in turn, has led to the overall low concentration, in US government terms, that typifies this market. However, the many specialty markets show a much higher concentration.

Keywords:   market concentration, print, publishing, newspapers, books, magazines, distribution, online retailing

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .