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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Social Media is fast becoming a key area of linguistic research. This highly accessible guidebook leads students through the process of undertaking research in order to explore the language that people use when they communicate on social media sites. This textbook provides: An introduction to the linguistic frameworks currently used to analyse... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
How do the media represent obesity and eating disorders? How are these representations related to one another? And how do the news media select which scientific findings and policy decisions to report? Multi-disciplinary in approach, Obesity, Eating Disorders and the Media presents critical new perspectives on media representations of obesity and eating... more...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 29.99
With the ever-growing proliferation of electronic and other popular media, the complexity of relationship between what students see and hear, what they believe and how they interact with one another underscores now, more than ever, the need for across-the-curriculum teaching of critical thinking, critical reading, and critical viewing skills. The... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 131.00
Stars do have real power, but not all of them wield it wisely. This work explores how a variety of celebrities developed their brands and how celebrity can become a jumping-off point to entirely unrelated activities. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 29.95
Ever since 9/11, Muslims and Islam have dominated the headlines in the UK. With one leading newspaper describing the Muslim community as a “troublesome minority?, the media has often been accused of hostility. In this illuminating study, several leading commentators examine the phenomenon of “Islamophobia? and ask how to tackle it. Charting recent... more...
- 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...
- Franz Vahlen 2014; US$ 49.81
Medienmanagement Dieses Handbuch behandelt in übersichtlicher Weise das gesamte Themenfeld des Medienmanagements, wobei es besonderen Wert auf eine ganzheitliche und umfassende Sichtweise legt. Es versteht sich als Einführungswerk in das Medienmanagement aus betriebswirtschaftlicher Sicht. Der Stoff ist in 40 handliche, gut überschaubare Kapitel gegliedert,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 31.99
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...