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- Free Press 2006; US$ 25.00
Lapdogs is the first book to demonstrate that, for the entire George W. Bush presidency, the news media have utterly failed in their duty as watchdog for the public. In blistering prose, Eric Boehlert reveals how, time after time, the press chose a soft approach to covering the government, and as a result reported and analyzed crucial events incompletely... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95
Remaking Media is a unique and timely reading of the contemporary struggle to democratize communication. With a focus on activism directed towards challenging and changing media content, practices and structures, the book explores the burning question: What is the political significance and potential of democratic media activism in the western... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 31.82
A comprehensive study of media and communications policy, this book examines policy areas that have proved to be of common concern for societies across different socio-economic realities. It also seeks to address profound gaps in the study of policy by demonstrating the centrality of historical, social and political context in debates. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 125.00
Public opinion polls point to a continuing decline in confidence in the Presidency, court system, the news media, state government, public education, and other key institutions. This text analyzes the reasons for this crises of confidence, with particular attention to the role of the media. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 111.00
This title examines the evolution of the press-government relationship in Croatia from the Tito era to the end of the 20th century. It is a story of three interacting players: the Croatian government, the compliant press and the largely quiescent public. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 69.99
Examines the effect on modern politics of the new media, which include talk radio, tabloid journalism, television talk shows, entertainment media, and computer networks. The text discusses the new media's cultural environment, audience, and content. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 30.00
This volume assesses state of the art comparative political communication research and considers potential ways in which it could and should develop. This book is aimed at introducing new students to a crucial, dynamic field as well as deepening advanced students' knowledge of its principles and perspectives. more...
- Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00
At the beginning of the 21st century, it hardly goes uncontested anymore that media organisations play an important role in democracy. The main questions have now become whether the contemporary media conjuncture offers enough to our democracies, how their democratic investment can be deepened and how our communication rights can be expanded. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 193.00
We live in times that generate diverse conflicts; we also live in times when conflicts are increasingly played out and performed in the media. Mediatized Conflict explores the powered dynamics, contested representations and consequences of media conflict reporting. It examines how the media today do not simply report or represent diverse situations... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 24.99
If the West are to win the war on terror, the author explains, governments have to interact with the media at home and abroad in order to control the way they are perceived. By taking readers inside Al Jazeera, he offers a behind-the-scenes look at the controversial news channel and shows how the West can harness it to its advantage. more...