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Saving the Media

Capitalism, Crowdfunding, and Democracy

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$19.95 • £15.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674659759

Publication Date: 04/04/2016

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176 pages

4-3/8 x 7-1/8 inches

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Belknap Press

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Saving the Media is an informative and lively read with a well-balanced mix of facts and statistics.—Gillian Youngs, Times Higher Education

[A] lucid and succinct analysis… Saving the Media is an essential and timely contribution to a debate with high stakes—democracy itself.—Vanessa Baird, New Internationalist

Offers a thought-provoking, meticulously researched and persuasively argued intervention into the heart of the contemporary media crisis.—Hans Rollman, PopMatters

Intelligent, daring, even revolutionary—these are the three adjectives that could describe this new book by Julia Cagé.L’Expansion

For economist Julia Cagé, the crisis of the media is primarily a problem of funding. In this new book, she imagines a participatory model that guarantees the freedom and independence of the press.Libération

In this concise, detailed, and very accessible book, Julia Cagé dissects the world of the media…to find a new economic and democratic model in the digital age.Le Républicain Lorrain

Saving the Media provides an excellent portrayal of the economic challenges facing the news media, newspapers in particular, and the implications these have on our democratic institutions.—Henry Milner, University of Montreal

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