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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 35.00
The proliferation of media and their ever-increasing role in our daily life has produced a strong sense that understanding media?everything from oral storytelling, literary narrative, newspapers, and comics to radio, film, TV, and video games?is key to understanding the dynamics of culture and society. Storyworlds across Media explores how media,... 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...