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  • Inszeniertes Charismaby Jürg Häusermann

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 133.00

    In the general acceptance of the term, charisma is used to refer to people with unusual abilities and a high degree of personal magnetism. Many of them are however only perceived as such via the media. The question of how the media create cult figures is thus of immediate and obvious relevance. In this volume the issue is addressed by... more...

  • Sprachhandlungskoordination in der Chat-Kommunikationby Michael Beißwenger

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    The book presents a fundamental study of the coordination of language action in chat communication. It uses numerous examples to present the coordination of activity in chatting as a high-level individual project, and discusses the question of the extent to which analytical and descriptive categories which have proved their worth in conversational... more...

  • Grundfragen der Medienwirtschaftby Matthias Schumann; Thomas Hess

    Springer 2006; US$ 29.95

    Diese Einf]hrung in die betriebswirtschaftlichen Grundfragen der Medienwirtschaft richtet sich insbesondere an Studierende der Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft sowie der Medieninformatik. Im Einzelnen wird ein Medienunternehmen aus vier Perspektiven betrachtet: produktorientiert (Schwerpunkt Marketing und Vertrieb), ressourcenorientiert (Schwerpunkt... more...

  • Understanding Digital Literaciesby Rodney H. Jones; Christoph A. Hafner

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95

    Assuming no knowledge of linguistics, Understanding Digital Literacies provides an accessible and timely introduction to new media literacies. It supplies readers with the theoretical and analytical tools with which to explore the linguistic and social impact of a host of new digital literacy practices. Each chapter in the volume covers a different... more...

  • Narrative Landminesby Daniel Leonard Bernardi; Pauline Hope Cheong; Chris Lundry; Scott W. Ruston

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 23.95

    Narrative Landmines explores how rumors fit into and extend narrative systems and ideologies, particularly in the context of terrorism, counter-terrorism, and extremist insurgencies.  Beyond face-to-face communication, this book also addresses the role of new and social media in the creation and spread of rumors. Its concern is to foster a... more...

  • The Appropriation of Media in Everyday Lifeby Ruth Ayaß; Cornelia Gerhardt

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00

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  • Global Media, Culture, and Identityby Rohit Chopra; Radhika Gajjala

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    This edited volume examines the ways that global media shapes relations between place, culture, and identity. Through the included essays, Chopra and Gajjala offer a mix of theoretical reflections and empirical case studies that will help readers understand how the media can shape cultural identities and, conversely, how cultural formations can influence... more...

  • The Murder of Billie-Joby Siôn Jenkins; Bob Woffinden

    John Blake 2010; US$ 5.99

    Billie-Jo Jenkins was murdered at her home in Sussex in February 1997. Her foster father, Siôn Jenkins, who has just been appointed headteacher of the local boys' secondary school, was arrested and charged with the murder. In July 1998 he was convicted and sent to prison for life. The case went on to become one of the greatest causes célèbres in British... more...

  • Medienberufe und Steuernby Rüdiger Schaar; Reinhard Knauft

    Springer 2012; US$ 29.99

    Die Beratung von Künstlern und Medienberufen verlangt ein breites Wissen in Recht und Steuern, denn neben den steuerlichen Vorschriften sind oft Fragen der Sozialversicherung oder der Vertragsgestaltung zu beachten. Zahlreiche Beispiele und Checklisten machen den kompakten Leitfaden besonders praxisnah. Ein wertvoller Ratgeber für Journalisten,... more...

  • Why Are We The Good Guys?by David Cromwell

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 18.99

    David Cromwell lives in Southampton and works full-time as co-editor of Media Lens, a UK-based media analysis website, which he co-founded in 2001. In 2007, Media Lens received the Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award. David is also the co-founder of the Crisis Forum which he set up with a colleague at the University of Southampton.... more...