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- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 12.99
The ?Fox Mole??whose dispatches for Gawker made headlines in Businessweek , The Hollywood Reporter , and even on The New York Times website?delivers a funny, opinionated memoir of his eight years at the unfair, unbalanced Fox News Channel working as an associate producer for Bill O'Reilly. Imagine needing to hide your true beliefs just to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 26.99
Emboldened by anonymity, individuals and organizations from both left and right are freely spewing hateful vitriol on the Internet without worrying about repercussions.†Lies, bullying, conspiracy theories, bigoted and racist rants, and calls for violence targeting the most vulnerable circulate openly on the web.†And thanks to the guarantees of... more...
- University Press of America 2013; US$ 79.99
This book is about press development and freedom in Ethiopia, with a focus on the state media. It examines the political and social situations of the monarchy era, the Marxist military regime, and the current ethnic federalist regime, and analyzes the effects they had on the media. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
Journalism does not create democracy and democracy does not invent journalism, but what is the relationship between them? This question is at the heart of this book by world renowned sociologist and media scholar Michael Schudson. Focusing on the U.S. media but seeing them in a comparative context, Schudson brings his understanding of news as at once... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
An incisive†analysis of†the use of the press for propaganda purposes during conflicts, using the first Gulf War and the intervention in Kosovo as case studies. As the contemporary analysis of propaganda during conflict has tended to focus considerably upon visual and instant media coverage, this book redresses the imbalance and contributes to the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
A critical cultural materialist introduction to the study of global entertainment media. In Global Entertainment Media , Tanner Mirrlees undertakes an analysis of the ownership, production, distribution, marketing, exhibition and consumption of global films and television shows, with an eye to political economy and cultural studies. Among... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 17.99
This book asks a big question: can we trust the BBC? As the most famous media brand in the world, the BBC is growing bigger and more powerful every year. Its reputation depends on honest and accurate journalism. But this book argues that the Corporations own pervasive political culture imperils its impartiality. It demonstrates how some groups... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
PR is a £2.3 billion UK industry with up to 50,000 jobs, a poor reputation and yet a pervasive influence on politics and markets. Historically, it has been mostly weak propaganda and market boosterism, yet it escapes sustained academic scrutiny. This topical book analyzes all aspects of public relations, challenging accepted views and examining... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 420.00
* Examines how language works, accounting for its nature, its use, its study and its history * Two comprehensive indexes of Topics and Technical Terms, and Names * Carefully illustrated to explain key points in the text `This rich repository of information on all aspects of language is a must for all libraries in higher education, schools and larger... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Global Media Studies explores the theoretical and methodological threats that are defining global media studies as a discipline. Emphasizing the connection of globalisation to local culture, this collection considers the diversity of modes of reception, reception contexts, uses of media content, and the performative and creative relationships that... more...