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Media Clusters: Development Paths and Core Issues

In: Media Clusters


  • Leona Achtenhagen
  • Robert G. Picard


This impressive new book uniquely focuses on the phenomenon of media clusters and is designed to inform policy makers, scholars, and media practitioners about the underlying challenges of media firm agglomerations, their potential, and their effects.

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  • Leona Achtenhagen & Robert G. Picard, 2011. "Media Clusters: Development Paths and Core Issues," Chapters, in: Charlie Karlsson & Robert G. Picard (ed.), Media Clusters, chapter 3, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eechap:14396_3

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