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  • Digital Literaciesby Julia Gillen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Writing for Visual Mediaby Anthony Friedmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This updated edition of Writing for Visual Media will enable you to understand the nature of visual writing that lies behind the content of all visual media. This unique kind of writing must communicate to audiences through content producers, since audiences don?t read the script. Most media content provides a solution to a communication problem,... more...

  • Measuring Psychological Responses To Media Messagesby Annie Lang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Characterized by its multi-level interdisciplinary character, communication has become a variable field -- one in which the level of analysis varies. This has had important ramifications for the study of communication because, to some extent, the questions one asks are determined by the methods one has available to answer them. As a result, communication... more...

  • Feeling Mediatedby Brenton Malin

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00

    New technologies, whether text message or telegraph, inevitably raise questions about emotion. New forms of communication bring with them both fear and hope, on one hand allowing us deeper emotional connections and the ability to forge global communities, while on the other prompting anxieties about isolation and over-stimulation.  Feeling Mediated... more...

  • The Therapeutic Cloning Debateby Eric A. Jensen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Exploring the controversy surrounding therapeutic human cloning, this book draws upon data collected from news articles and interviews with journalists to examine the role of mass media in shaping biomedical controversies. With specific reference to the US and the UK, together with attention to the important role played by nations in Southeast Asia,... more...

  • Medienspracheby Harald Burger; Martin Luginbühl

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 419.00

    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...

  • Renaissance of Classical Allusions in Contemporary Russian Mediaby Svitlana Malykhina

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    Renaissance of Classical Allusions in Contemporary Russian Media takes a unique perspective on Russian media, culture, and society by bridging linguistic anthropology and media studies. Svitlana Malykhina analyzes the role of classical allusions in media as a vehicle for either indoctrination or resistance. She explores how media language reflects... more...

  • Spectacular Girlsby Sarah Projansky

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00

    As an omnipresent figure of the media landscape, girls are spectacles. They are ubiquitous visual objects on display at which we are incessantly invited to look. Investigating our cultural obsession with both everyday and high-profile celebrity girls, Sarah Projanskyuses a queer, anti-racist feminist approach to explore the diversity of girlhoods in... more...

  • Conflict Coverage Promotion: High Quality or High Concept? A multimodal analysis of claims-making in conflict coverage promotional spots of Al Jazeera English and CNN Internationalby Chris Veits

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 51.78

    Today even the war and conflict coverage of 24-hour news networks is subject to heavy promotion and part of the networks? advertising and branding campaigns. These commercial aspects of news production, however, seem to oppose concepts of journalistic quality. This study analyses claims of journalistic quality and ?high concept? in conflict coverage... more...

  • Blockbusters: hit-making, risk-taking, and the big business of entertainmentby Anita Elberse

    Scribe Publications 2014; US$ 24.99

    What?s behind the phenomenal success of entertainment businesses such as Warner Bros., Marvel Enterprises, and MGM ? along with such stars as Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, and LeBron James? Which strategies give leaders in film, television, music, publishing, and sport an edge over their rivals? Anita Elberse, Harvard Business School?s expert on the entertainment... more...