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- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 165.00
This book is designed as an intelligent primer for undergraduates needing an overall perspective on media studies. It covers the main theory and discussion points surrounding the media. These include ideas about media power, how we may make sense of media material, and how the media may influence our view of the world. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 151.00
News Culture is an introduction to the forms, practices, institutions, and audiences of journalism. It begins with a historical consideration of the rise of ''objective'' reporting in newspaper, radio, and televisual journalism. It then explores the way news is produced, its textual conventions as a genre of discourse, and its negotiation by the reader,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 214.00
Lifestyle media ¿ books, magazines, websites, radio and television shows that focus on topics such as cookery, gardening, travel and home improvement ¿ have witnessed an explosion in recent years. Ordinary Lifestyles explores how popular media texts bring ideas about taste and fashion to consumers, helping audiences to fashion their lifestyles as well... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 25.95
If you think Saddam and Satan make a kinky couple, wait till you get a load of South Park and Philosophy . Get your Big Wheels ready, because we’re going for a ride, as 22 philosophers take us down the road to understanding the big-picture issues in this small mountain town. A smart and candid look at one of television’s most subversive... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1992; US$ 67.50
Stuart Ewen and Elizabeth Ewen offer a telling examination of the rise of mass-produced imagery in the United States, tracing the pivotal role that such images played in the genesis and development of the American imagination. Beginning with the rise of the machine and the emergence of consumerism as a common way of life, the authors lay a strong foundation... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 39.95
A well established author draws ideas from a range of disciplines, and provides an accessible and challenging guide to ways of thinking about media and communications in modern life. A core text for higher undergraduate and post-graduate courses. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 41.95
Tabloid Britain examines four popular tabloid newspapers and uncovers the variety of linguistic strategies they use to depict contemporary Britain. Martin Conboy considers how this imaginary community of the British nation is drawn through themes such as 'outsiders' and 'insiders', women, celebrity, history and politics. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 30.00
With the popularity of Pokemon still far from waning, Japanese animation, known as anime to its fans, has a firm hold on American pop culture. However, anime is much more than children's cartoons. It runs the gamut from historical epics to sci-fi sexual thrillers. Often dismissed as fanciful entertainment, anime is actually quite adept at portraying... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 203.00
How will local media deal with the challenge of the Internet? This work explains how regional newspapers and broadcast news are owned, regulated and organized; how these factors produce the outputs we see and hear; what we know of audiences' attitude to them; and discusses local media as places of work. more...