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Role of Media and Entertainment Industries in the U.S. Economy

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand

Published in print October 2005 | ISBN: 9780195165876
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199789689 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165876.003.0008
 Role of Media and Entertainment Industries in the U.S. Economy

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This chapter defines what makes up the media and entertainment industries in the economy, and how that has grown in size and importance over the past half century. It includes book publishing, magazine publishing, newspapers, radio, television, music recording, game and toy producers, and photography. It concludes with a discussion of the general patterns of adoption of computer applications by these industries, including use of the Internet.

Keywords: media; entertainment; book publishing; newspapers; magazines; recorded music; photography; games

Chapter.  14222 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Business History

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