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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 124.95
The 2004 US election provided French citizens and their media with a springboard for re-conceiving 'self' and 'other'. By examining how the French media newspapers, television, the internet and scholarly research represented the election from a critical geopolitical perspective, this book provides the first major in-depth... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 26.95
We say the camera doesn't lie, but we also know that pictures distort and deceive. In Picture Perfect , Kiku Adatto brilliantly examines the use and abuse of images today. Ranging from family albums to Facebook, political campaigns to popular movies, images of war to pictures of protest. Adatto reveals how the line between the person and the pose,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
The Media Economy analyzes the media industries and their activities from macro to micro levels, using concepts and theories to demonstrate the role the media plays in the economy as a whole. Representing a rapidly changing and evolving environment, this text breaks new ground through its analysis from two unique perspectives: examining the media industries... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 57.95
Media Economics: Theory and Practice focuses on the basic principles of economics in the business sector and applies them to contemporary media industries. This text examines the process of media economics decision making through an exploration of key topics, such as industrial restructuring, regulatory constraints upon media operations, and changing... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99
Jeffrey Alexander, a preeminent figure in social theory, offers here a new way of looking at democratic struggles for political power, discussing what happened, and why, during Barack Obama's remarkable run for president. Illustrated with vivid examples drawn from a range of media coverage, participant observation at a Camp Obama, and interviews... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 175.00
There are many controversial aspects of today's media system, and this captivating encyclopedia examines the most significant of the topics currently being debated. Arranged alphabetically, approximately 100 entries cover background, definitions, notable programs, significant media events and their historical significance, and important future trends.... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 26.95
While talking heads debate the media's alleged conservative or liberal bias, award-winning journalist Bonnie Anderson knows that the problem with television news isn't about the Left versus the Right--it's all about the money. From illegal hiring practices to ethnocentric coverage to political cheerleading, News Flash exposes how American broadcast... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 37.99
Violent video games are successfully marketed to and easily obtained by children and adolescents. Even the U.S. government distributes one such game, America's Army, through both the internet and its recruiting offices. Is there any scientific evidence to support the claims that violent games contribute to aggressive and violent behavior?. Anderson,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 15.00
It is said that journalism is a vital public service as well as a business, but more and more it is also said that big media consolidation; noisy, instant opinions on cable and the Internet; and political ?bias? are making a mockery of such high-minded ideals. In Backstory , Ken Auletta explores why one of America?s most important industries is also... more...