...And Well Tied Down: Chile's Press under Democracy
Aucoin, James, Journalism History
Lóon-Dermota, Ken.... And Well Tied Down: Chile's Press Under Democracy. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2003.193 pp. $64.95.
Ken León-Dermota's analysis is a case study of Chile's press and the effects wrought by a concentration of media ownership into corporate hands of an emphatically narrow ideological stance. It is a study relevant to historians of American and European media, where a similar trend in consolidated ownership is occurring.
Officially, Chile is a democracy with a free press. Its current elected government evolved from a U.S.-backed military coup in 1973 that brought to power dictator Augusto Pinochet. The coup had ejected from office Socialist President …
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Publication information: Article title: ...And Well Tied Down: Chile's Press under Democracy. Contributors: Aucoin, James - Author. Journal title: Journalism History. Volume: 30. Issue: 3 Publication date: Fall 2004. Page number: 162+. © Journalism History Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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