Book Review: Media Capitalism: Hegemony in the Age of Mass Deception by Thomas Klikauer (Palgrave Macmillan 2021, 507 pages)
Keywords: media capitalism, information society, information capitalism, critical political economy, book review, public sphere, ideology, public relations, corporate media
This article reviews the book Media Capitalism: Hegemony in the Age of Mass Deception by Thomas Klikauer. In doing so, it places the book in conversation with the decades-long debate as to the nature of contemporary capitalism, specifically the question whether the digital age in which we live represents a new and novel information/network/internet society, a new form of capitalism, or simply an extension of the status quo.
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