« All articles from this issue

The Liquefaction of Publicness: Communication, Democracy and the Public Sphere in the Internet Age, Vol. 25 - 2018, No. 1

Studying Political Economies of Communication in the Twenty-First Century

, pages: 233-239

This article celebrates the anniversary of Javost—The Public by briefly noting the continuing growth and contribution of the critical study of political economies of media and communication. The discussion includes some of the variations and critiques, of this approach, as well as current trends and directions. The main argument is that critical approaches to understand the political economy of media/communication are still valuable and needed to fully understand issues relating to democracy and the public sphere.

pdf icon Full text (available at Taylor & Francis) | quote icon Export Reference | permalink icon

« All articles from this issue