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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Exploring the controversy surrounding therapeutic human cloning, this book draws upon data collected from news articles and interviews with journalists to examine the role of mass media in shaping biomedical controversies. With specific reference to the US and the UK, together with attention to the important role played by nations in Southeast Asia,... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00
As an omnipresent figure of the media landscape, girls are spectacles. They are ubiquitous visual objects on display at which we are incessantly invited to look. Investigating our cultural obsession with both everyday and high-profile celebrity girls, Sarah Projanskyuses a queer, anti-racist feminist approach to explore the diversity of girlhoods in... more...
Conflict Coverage Promotion: High Quality or High Concept? A multimodal analysis of claims-making in conflict coverage promotional spots of Al Jazeera English and CNN InternationalDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 52.02
Today even the war and conflict coverage of 24-hour news networks is subject to heavy promotion and part of the networks? advertising and branding campaigns. These commercial aspects of news production, however, seem to oppose concepts of journalistic quality. This study analyses claims of journalistic quality and ?high concept? in conflict coverage... more...
- Scribe Publications 2014; US$ 24.99
What?s behind the phenomenal success of entertainment businesses such as Warner Bros., Marvel Enterprises, and MGM ? along with such stars as Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, and LeBron James? Which strategies give leaders in film, television, music, publishing, and sport an edge over their rivals? Anita Elberse, Harvard Business School?s expert on the entertainment... more...
- Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00
This is the first book to explore in detail the vital connections between todays digital culture and the history of screen entertainments and technologies. It moves from the magic lantern, the stereoscope and early film to the DVD and the internet. Bringing together some of the most important new work on multimedia culture and history by key... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Disability, Obesity and Ageing offers an engaging account of a new area of pressing concern, analysing the way in which spurned identities are depicted and reacted to in televisual genres and on-line forums. Examining the symbolic power of the media, this book presents case studies from reality, drama and comic television programmes popular... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Media Literacy Education in Action brings together the field?s leading scholars and advocates to present a snapshot of the theoretical and conceptual development of media literacy education?what has influenced it, current trends, and ideas about its future. Featuring a mix of perspectives, it explores the divergent ways in which media literacy is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 210.00
The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender offers a comprehensive examination of media and gender studies, charting its histories, investigating ongoing controversies, and assessing future trends. The 59 chapters in this volume, written by leading researchers from around the world, provide scholars and students with an engaging and authoritative... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00
There is a growing need for a survey presentation of the history and theory of media as they relate to literature. Thishandbook fills this gap and meets the need for a comprehensive survey of all media used for literary communication. It provides an inventory of the current state of research in this field, and will be an important source of basic information... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 54.95
Global Communication is the most definitive text on multi-national communication and media conglomerates, exploring how global media influences both audiences and policy makers around the world. This new edition is comprehensively updated to reflect the many fast moving developments associated with this dynamic field. A new edition of the most... more...