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More than 130 years after karl marx’s death and 150 years after the publication of his opus magnum capital: critique of political economy, capitalism keeps being haunted by period crisesthe most recent capitalist crisis has brought back attention to marx’s works. Abstract this chapter provides a survey of the literature analyzing the political economy of news media the survey discusses the effects of news media on political and public policy outcomes and the theory and evidence analyzing the distortions present in the market for news. 91 critical analysis of political economy of media in pakistan’s general elections 2013 muhammad osama shafiq, s w rehman abstract: political economy of media is the phenomenon of.
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