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  • Heroes and Villainsby Mike Alsford

    Baylor University Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    Mike Alsford introduces us to a range of heroic and villainous archetypes on a journey through film, television, comic books, and literature. On the way, he addresses questions such as: What is a true hero? What is a true villain? Have we misunderstood these terms? What kind of societal values do our mythical heroes and villains represent? In trying... more...

  • Representing Healthby Martin King

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 50.00

    Representing Health addresses the importance of the media in shaping and reflecting public perceptions and attitudes to health and illness. more...

  • Understanding The Local Mediaby Meryl Aldridge

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    How will local media deal with the challenge of the Internet? This work explains how regional newspapers and broadcast news are owned, regulated and organized; how these factors produce the outputs we see and hear; what we know of audiences' attitude to them; and discusses local media as places of work. more...

  • Beyond National Sovereigntyby Kaarle Nordenstreng; Herbert I. Schiller

    ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 51.95

    This volume is a collection of contemporary commentaries on international communication issues, with the concept of national sovereignty as the departure point. Offering readers an introduction to current and emerging concerns, it provides the basic analytical tools needed to understand the issues involved. Problems are examined from the perspectives... more...

  • La guerre mondiale de l'informationby Antoine Char

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1999; US$ 16.50

    L'auteur décrit cette nouvelle guerre de tranchées qui oppose les États-Unis au reste du monde et analyse les moyens à mettre en place pour: éliminer les déséquilibres et inégalités en matière de communication et d'information entre sur-informés du Nord et sous-informés du Sud; réduire... more...

  • Communicating Gender in Contextby Helga Kotthoff; Ruth Wodak

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 206.00

    The contributions to the book ?Communicating Gender in Context? deal not only with grammatical gender, but also with discursive procedures for constructing gender as a relevant social category in text and context. Attention is directed to European cultures which till now have come up short in linguistic and discourse analytic gender studies, e.g.,... more...

  • English Media Texts ? Past and Presentby Friedrich Ungerer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 173.00

    This book is among the first to combine a historical view of media texts with a critical look at their textual diversity today. The thirteen chapters cover corpora of early news-papers and pamphlets, present-day news stories and commentaries, TV talk shows and commercials as well as internet presentations. The studies focus on the wide range of text... more...

  • The Spiral of ?Anti-Other Rhetoric?by Elisabeth Le

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00

    How do media inform our representations of the Other and how does this influence intercultural / international relations? While officially dialogues between different national societies are conducted by diplomats in bilateral and multilateral settings, in practice journalists also participate every day in such dialogues through the phenomenon of the... more...

  • The Alternative Media Handbookby Kate Coyer; Tony Dowmunt; Alan Fountain

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95

    This book offers an overview of global alternative media activity, before moving on to provide information about alternative media production and how to get involved in it. more...