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- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 30.00
This book examines the role the news media plays in peace processes, arguing that it is often destructive. Wolfsfeld examines three major cases: the Oslo peace process between Israel and the Palestinians; the peace process between Israel and Jordan; and the process surrounding the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 29.00
An answer to the question first raised in the classic, 'Why is the press as it is?', examining the development of media systems in eighteen Western countries, and explaining why media systems evolved differently, and how their evolution can be understood within their political and historical context. more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 19.95
Focusing on the presidencies of Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan, this study provides a critical analysis of why the interaction between the American news media and their audience failed to create the democratic potential expected. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 17.50
To succeed in foreign policy, U.S. presidents have to sell their versions or framings of political events to the news media and to the public. But since the end of the Cold War, journalists have increasingly resisted presidential views, even offering their own spin on events. What, then, determines whether the media will accept or reject the White... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
This timely and engaging book challenges the conventional wisdom on media and scandal in the United States. The common view holds that media crave and actively pursue scandals whenever they sense corruption. Scandal and Silence argues for a different perspective. Using case studies from the period 1988-2008, it shows that: Media neglect most... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 22.50
Living in a segregated society, white Americans learn about African Americans not through personal relationships but through the images the media show them. The Black Image in the White Mind offers the most comprehensive look at the intricate racial patterns in the mass media and how they shape the ambivalent attitudes of Whites toward Blacks. ... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 35.00
This book explains how the process of moving from analog TV to digital is unfolding in the US and Britain and explores the changes in the legal framework and the industry structure associated with it. It is a unique study about the technological, political, and social factors shaping this transition. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 48.00
The book examines the reform of the communication sector in South Africa in the transition from apartheid to democracy. It studies the complex political process by which broadcasting, telecommunications, the state information agency, and the print press were transformed from apartheid-aligned apparatuses to accountable democratic institutions. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 32.00
Baker challenges the premises of deregulation of the media and government interventions in this sphere. While arguing for a constitutional conception of freedom of the press, he argues that economic and democratic theories justify deviations from free trade in media products. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 23.00
This study breaks new ground in investigating candidate behavior in American electoral campaigns. It centers on a question of equal importance to citizens and scholars: how can we produce better political campaigns? It takes an innovative approach by bringing together critical and empirical methods as well as game theory. more...