The media as a cultural problem: Max Weber's sociology of the press

History of the Human Sciences 11 (2):107-110 (1998)


During 1909 and 1910, Max Weber planned a major study of the con temporary newspaper business. Although the project eventually col lapsed, he did draft an outline proposal which is here translated into English for the first time

Download options


    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 72,766

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library


Added to PP

28 (#413,257)

6 months
1 (#386,499)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work

Remarks on Technology and Culture.Max Weber - 2005 - Theory, Culture and Society 22 (4):23-38.
Instrumentum Vocale.Thomas M. Kemple - 2005 - Theory, Culture and Society 22 (4):1-22.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Society and Culture in Sociological and Anthropological Tradition.Gavin Walker - 2001 - History of the Human Sciences 14 (3):30-55.
Simmel and Weber as Idealtypical Founders of Sociology.Frédéric Vandenberghe - 1999 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 25 (4):57-80.
Weber's Sociology and Weber's Personality.Thomas Burger - 1993 - Theory and Society 22 (6):813-836.
Max Webers Wertfreiheitspostulat Und Die Naturalistische Begründung Von Normen.Valer Ambrus - 2001 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 32 (2):209-236.