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- 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 42.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95
The Mediation of Power investigates how those in positions of power use and are influenced by media in their everyday activities. Each chapter examines this theme through an exploration of some of the key topics and debates in the field, including: theories of media and power media policy and the economics of information news production... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
This book analyzes the relationship between political power and the media in a range of nation states in East and Southeast Asia, focusing in particular on the place of the media in authoritarian and post-authoritarian regimes. It discusses the centrality of media in sustaining repressive regimes, and the key role of the media in the transformation... more...
- Intellect 2008; US$ 10.00
Media Governance today is shifting media rules and regulations from national government policies to local, regional, national, multinational and international ones and away from exclusively governmental domains to others, such as market, professional and public interest/pressure groups. Many media-related civil society organisations are based in Brussels,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 34.00
In this book, leading international scholars examine the way new media is reshaping lives and politics. Covering topics from women's rights to terrorism, and countries from Israel to Saudi Arabia, these authors explore the global and regional ramifications of the proliferation of communication technologies and the information they disseminate. more...