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DEL VALLE-ROJAS, Carlos; NITRIHUAL-VALDEBENITO, Luís and MAYORGA-ROJEL, Alberto Javier. Political Economic Elements of Communication and Culture: Towards Defining and Operationalizing the Media Market. Palabra Clave [online]. 2012, vol.15, n.1, pp. 82-106. ISSN 0122-8285.
This paper offers a systematic and critical theoretical framework for rethinking the current state of the mass media in terms of their (inter) relationship with society. It takes an economic-political view of communication in which the mass media gain importance as merchandise generating systems embedded in cultural industries.
Keywords : Political economy; cultural industries; media concentration.