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p 206: 'the transformation of the parliament's function brings the dubiousness of publicity as the organizational principle of the stare order into full view. from a critical principle wielded by the public, publicity has been transformed into a principle of managed integration (wielded by staging agencies--the...

'now for the first time there emerged something like modern propaganda, from the very start with the Janus face of enlightenment and control; of information and advertising; of pedagogy and manipulation. 'the interdependence of politically relevant events had increased. along with its communal basis, the public...

'in this way special-interest associations have in fact left the confines established by the statutes regulating the status of associations under civil law; their stated aim is the transformation of the private interests of many individuals into a common public interest, the credible representation and...

'however, as soon as private interests, collectively organized, were compelled to assume political form, the public sphere necessarily became an arena in which conflicts also had to be settled that transformed the structure of political compromise from the ground up. the public sphere was burdened...

there is a bit about engineering of consent (which is the central task, for only in the climate of such a consensus does "promotion to the 'public,' suggesting or urging acceptance or rejection of a person, product, organization, or idea," succeed.) 'on the other hand the...

'within such a public sphere large-scale advertising almost always also assumed the quality of being more than just business advertising--if only by the fact that it represented per se the most important factor in the financial calculations of the papers and journals and even of...

'the separation of public and private spheres implied that the competition between private interests was in principle left to the market as a regulating force and was kept outside the conflict of opinions. however, in the measure that the public sphere became a field for...

bit before that's interesting, then this: 'in comparison with the press of the liberal era, the mass media have on the one hand attained an incomparably greater ranger and effectiveness--the sphere of the public realm itself has expanded correspondingly. on the other hand they have been...

'nevertheless the degree of economic concentration and technological-organizational coordination in the newspaper publishing industry seems small in comparison to the new media of the twentieth century--film, radio, and television. indeed, their capital requirements seemed so gigantic and their publicist power so threatening that in some...

'the history of the big daily papers in the second half of the nineteenth century proves that the press itself became manipulable to the extent that it became commercialized. ever since the marketing of the editorial section become interdependent with that of the advertising section,...