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  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Images That Injureby Paul Martin Lester

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00

    We are all aware of problematic stereotypes and prejudices regarding ethnicity, race, or gender; indeed, there are many laws to discourage such discriminatory behavior. The reality is that detrimental stereotypes in the media are so numerous and pervasive that they negatively affect the entire American population—not just a minority of citizens. more...

  • Computer-Mediated Communicationby Susan C. Herring

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 54.00

    Text-based interaction among humans connected via computer networks, such as takes place via email and in synchronous modes such as ?chat?, MUDs and MOOs, has attracted considerable popular and scholarly attention. This collection of 14 articles on text-based computer-mediated communication (CMC), is the first to bring empirical evidence from a variety... more...

  • The Handbook of Political Economy of Communicationsby Janet Wasko; Graham Murdock; Helena Sousa

    Wiley 2011; US$ 214.95

    Over the last decade, political economy has grown rapidly as a specialist area of research and teaching within communications and media studies and is now established as a core element in university programmes around the world. The Handbook of Political Economy of Communications offers students and scholars a comprehensive, authoritative, up-to-date... more...

  • Bedrohungskommunikationby Werner Schirmer

    Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 49.99

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  • "Terrorismus" zwischen Ereignis und Diskursby Martin Steinseifer

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00

    Text-image combinations can authenticate events and establish a visual memory. Here this phenomenon is explored: A pragmatic theory of text-image relationships is developed and empirically tested on the example of print media reports about terrorism in the FRG during the 1970s. The analyses show how texts unambiguously illuminate the meaning of images... more...

  • Fog Factsby Larry Beinhart

    Nation Books 2006; US$ 13.95

    Everyone in the world knows what Bill Clinton did with Monica Lewinsky, or what happened to Brad and Jennifer, Katie and Tom. These factoids mysteriously capture the world's attention. But there's a flip side to this: fog facts. Fog facts are known but not known, the sort of things that journalists and political junkies know, but somehow the world... more...