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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Global Communication: New Agendas in Communicationby Karin Wilkins; Joe Straubhaar; Shanti Kumar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This volume interrogates what "global" means in the context of "communication," and who benefits from global communication practices and industries. Emerging scholars contribute their unique perspectives in communication scholarship, charting innovative directions for research that connects empirical evidence with pressing questions of social significance.... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Media and Genderby Cynthia Carter; Linda Steiner; Lisa McLaughlin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender offers a comprehensive examination of media and gender studies, charting its histories, investigating ongoing controversies, and assessing future trends. The 59 chapters in this volume, written by leading researchers from around the world, provide scholars and students with an engaging and authoritative... more...

  • Writing and the Digital Generationby Heather Urbanski

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00

    Is it true that, in this era of digitization and mass media, reading and writing are on the decline? In a thought-provoking collection of essays and profiles, 30 contributors explore what may instead be a rise in rhetorical activity, an upsurge due in part to the sudden blurring of the traditional roles of creator and audience in participatory media.... more...

  • Media Equitiesby Christopher Gasson

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 245.00

    This book provides an invaluable insight into one of the most influential global industries. It covers: publishing; broadcasting; newspapers and journals; advertising and public relations. Each section provides the reader with an analysis of potential costs and incomes, together with opportunities and associated risks. This provides a highly structured... more...

  • Medienspracheby Harald Burger; Martin Luginbühl

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 630.00

    The new edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to media linguistics. It presents basic terms in communication theory and describes the major linguistic phenomena in today?s German-language mass media (press, radio, TV, and the ?new media?), including recent examples. more...

  • Digital Literaciesby Julia Gillen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    With our increasing use of digital and online media, the way we interact with these forms of communication is having an enormous impact on our literacy and learning. In Digital Literacies , Julia Gillen argues that to a substantial extent Linguistics has failed to rise to the opportunities presented by studying language in digital contexts. Assuming... more...

  • The Praeger Handbook of Media Literacy [2 volumes]by Art Silverblatt

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 189.00

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) proclaimed media literacy a "fundamental human right." How fitting that there is finally a definitive handbook to help students and the general public alike become better inform more...

  • SMS Communicationby Louise-Amélie Cougnon; Cédrick Fairon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Given the extensive use of LOL ( Laughing Out Loud ), MDR ( Mort De Rire ) and PTDR ( PéTé De Rire ) in French texting and the inclusion of lol in the Oxford English Dictionary in 2011 and in Le Petit Robert in 2013, this paper aims to study the functioning of these three initialisms. Considered mainly as interjections, I hypothesize... more...