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  • Conversation and Technologyby Ian Hutchby

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95

    We live in a world where social interaction is increasingly mediated by technological devices. In this book, Ian Hutchby explores the impact these technologies have on our attempts to communicate. Focusing on four examples - telephones, computerized expert systems at work, speech-based systems dealing with enquiries from the public, and multi-user... more...

  • The Second Media Ageby Mark Poster

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    This book examines the implications of new communication technologies in the light of the most recent work in social and cultural theory and argues that new developments in electronic media, such as the Internet and Virtual Reality, justify the designation of a "second media age". more...

  • Literature, Media, Information Systemsby Friedrich A. Edited and introduced by Johnston Kittler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    John Johnston's background combines expertise in modern literature, poststructuralist philosophy, and high technology's production. Like Kittler, he draws on historic fact, anecdote, and literature. From this vantage point he explicates the theoretical and practical consequences of Friedrich Kittler's insights into the social and psychological effects... more...

  • Media Management and Economics Research in a Transmedia Environmentby Alan B. Albarran

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This landmark work centers on media management and economics within a diverse, international, historical and constantly changing environment. The chapters herein reflect the current state of research and present directions for future study. Developed at the 2012 Research Symposium in conjunction with the annual convention of the Broadcast Education... more...

  • Big Media, Big Moneyby Ronald V. Bettig; Jeanne Lynn Hall

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 34.99

    Bettig and Hall present a lively and scathing critique of the contemporary communications industry. They explore recent news events and challenges posed by the Internet and the effects of copyright control, as well as growing corporate influence in the newsroom and the classroom. The authors conclude that current interconnections among media, big business,... more...

  • Crisis Communicationsby Michael A. Noll; Peter Clarke

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 40.99

    Building on the events and lessons of September 11, Crisis Communications features an international cast of top contributors exploring emergency communications during crisis. Together, they evaluate the use, performance, and effects of traditional mass media (radio, TV, print), newer media (Internet, email), conventional telecommunications (telephones,... more...

  • The Evolution of Mediaby Michael A. Noll

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 31.99

    A concise introduction to the evolution of communication media, The Evolution of Media is unique in that it treats both mass media and interpersonal media. The first part of the book describes the history and development of media technology. The second and third parts develop a taxonomy for media and compare their technological requirements, applications,... more...

  • The Media Globeby Lee Artz; Yahya R. Kamalipour; Cees J. Hamelink; Lyombe S. Eko; Cees J. Hamelink; Joe F. Khalil; Alan Knight; Marwan M. Kraidy; Josť-Carlos Lozano; Kuldip R. Rampal; Jeanette Steemers

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 29.99

    In The Media Globe , a diverse group of scholars follows emerging patterns in media beyond the United States, identifying the issues and the potential impacts on democratic communication. The authors assess the current tensions between global media practices and cultural norms, further considering alternatives in global communication that could better... more...

  • The Linguistics of Newswritingby Daniel Perrin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    The Linguistics of Newswriting focuses on text production in journalistic media as both a socially relevant field of language use and as a strategic field of applied linguistics. The book discusses and paves the way for scientific projects in the emerg­ing field of linguistics of newswriting. From empirical micro and theoretical macro perspectives,... more...

  • Media, Ecology and Conservationby John Blewitt

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2010; US$ 16.99

    This book focuses on global connectivity and the role of new digital and traditional media in bringing people together to protect the world?s endangered wildlife and conserve fragile and threatened habitats. New media offers opportunities for like-minded individuals, community groups, businesses, and public organizations to learn and work cooperatively... more...