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Documentary mass media

  • Handbook on the Economics of the Mediaby R. G. Picard; S. S. Wildman

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook explores the economic features of the media and its infrastructure to provide readers with a sophisticated understanding of the critical issues and their influence on companies, audiences and regulators. The contributors explore and explain the impact of underlying factors such as multi-sided platforms, advertising and industry structure.... more...

  • Digital Shiftby Jeff Scheible

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Emoticons matter. Equal signs do, too. This book takes them seriously and shows how and why they matter. Digital Shift explores the increasingly ubiquitous presence of punctuation and typographical marks in our lives?using them as reading lenses to consider a broad range of textual objects and practices across the digital age. Jeff Scheible argues... more...

  • Time Travel in Popular Mediaby Matthew Jones; Joan Ormrod

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    In recent years numerous films, television series, comic books, graphic novels and video games have featured time travel narratives, with characters jumping backward, forward and laterally through time. No rules govern time travel in these stories. Some characters move by machine, some by magic, others by unexplained means. Sometime travelers can alter... more...

  • Medienskandaleby Steffen Burkhardt

    Herbert von Halem Verlag 2015; US$ 29.28

    Medienskandale sind publizistische Brandbomben. Steffen Burkhardt analysiert, wie Skandale bereits seit über zwei Jahrtausenden aus Gemeinschaften mächtige Gesellschaften formen - und sie wieder zu Fall bringen. Mit der Erfindung der Massenmedien haben sich Skandale zur gefährlichen Waffe politischer Einflussnahme entwickelt: als Informationsvirus... more...

  • Einführung in die Intermedialitätby Gunter E. Grimm; Klaus-Michael Bogdal

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 164.63

    Intermedialität hat sich in den vergangenen Jahren als Forschungsgebiet an der Schnittstelle zwischen Literatur-, Kunst- und Medienwissenschaft etabliert. Die Frage nach der Kombination und Konkurrenz der Medien und Künste betrifft ein weites Spektrum von Phänomenen. Es reicht von den Kontroversen um den Vorrang der Künste in Antike und Früher Neuzeit... more...

  • Seeing Greenby Finis Dunaway

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 32.00

    American environmentalism is defined by its icons: the ?Crying Indian,? who shed a tear in response to litter and pollution; the cooling towers of Three Mile Island, site of a notorious nuclear accident; the sorrowful spectacle of oil-soaked wildlife following the Exxon Valdez spill; and, more recently, Al Gore delivering his global warming slide... more...

  • Audience Feedback in the News Mediaby Bill Reader

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    As long as there has been news media, there has been audience feedback. This book provides the first definitive history of the evolution of audience feedback, from the early newsbooks of the 16th century to the rough-and-tumble online forums of the modern age. In addition to tracing the historical development of audience feedback, the book considers... more...

  • Communication and Peaceby Julia Hoffmann; Virgil Hawkins

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    This book analyses the use of communication in resolving conflicts, with a focus on de-escalation and processes of peacebuilding and peace formation. From the employment of hate radio in the Rwanda genocide, to the current conflict between Russia and the Ukraine following events in the Crimea, communication and the media are widely recognized as... more...

  • Digitale Dämmerungby Harald Rau

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 60.40

    Kaum etwas beschäftigt die Medienwirtschaft derzeit in ähnlicher Weise, wie jene Fragen, die eine zunehmende Digitalisierung aufwirft. Wie werden Unternehmen in Zukunft Gewinne erwirtschaften? Wie geht die Medienökonomie und wie gehen letztendlich die Konsumenten damit um, dass die Produzenten von Inhalten nicht mehr länger am Ertrag der ?Träger? teilhaben,... more...

  • Transmediaby Tom Dowd

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 38.95

    Don?t restrict your creative property to one media channel. Make the essential leap to transmedia! From film to television to games and beyond, Storytelling Across Worlds gives you the tools to weave a narrative universe across multiple platforms and meet the insatiable demand of today?s audience for its favorite creative property. This, the... more...