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- Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 10.50
Politicians believe they receive both insufficient and negative media coverage with a minimum of substance. Journalists complain about uninteresting politicians swamped by spin. Citizens are allegedly cynical and disengaged. This is a populist (and pessimist and partly incorrect) account. The themes are addressed in ?Ten Observations about the Past,... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 36.99
This book discusses the impact of visuals on the study of history by examining visual culture and the future of print, providing an analysis of photography, film, television, and computer culture. The author shows how the visualization of history can become a driving social and cultural force for change. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 51.95
This volume is a collection of contemporary commentaries on international communication issues, with the concept of national sovereignty as the departure point. Offering readers an introduction to current and emerging concerns, it provides the basic analytical tools needed to understand the issues involved. Problems are examined from the perspectives... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1999; US$ 16.50
L'auteur décrit cette nouvelle guerre de tranchées qui oppose les États-Unis au reste du monde et analyse les moyens à mettre en place pour: éliminer les déséquilibres et inégalités en matière de communication et d'information entre sur-informés du Nord et sous-informés du Sud; réduire... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 206.00
The contributions to the book ?Communicating Gender in Context? deal not only with grammatical gender, but also with discursive procedures for constructing gender as a relevant social category in text and context. Attention is directed to European cultures which till now have come up short in linguistic and discourse analytic gender studies, e.g.,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 173.00
This book is among the first to combine a historical view of media texts with a critical look at their textual diversity today. The thirteen chapters cover corpora of early news-papers and pamphlets, present-day news stories and commentaries, TV talk shows and commercials as well as internet presentations. The studies focus on the wide range of text... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00
How do media inform our representations of the Other and how does this influence intercultural / international relations? While officially dialogues between different national societies are conducted by diplomats in bilateral and multilateral settings, in practice journalists also participate every day in such dialogues through the phenomenon of the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00
We are all aware of problematic stereotypes and prejudices regarding ethnicity, race, or gender; indeed, there are many laws to discourage such discriminatory behavior. The reality is that detrimental stereotypes in the media are so numerous and pervasive that they negatively affect the entire American population—not just a minority of citizens. more...