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Documentary mass media

  • The Truth of the Technological Worldby Friedrich Kittler; Erik Butler

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    Friedrich Kittler (1943?2011) combined the study of literature, cinema, technology, and philosophy in a manner sufficiently novel to be recognized as a new field of academic endeavor in his native Germany. "Media studies," as Kittler conceived it, meant reflecting on how books operate as films, poetry as computer science, and music as military equipment.... more...

  • Star Power: The Impact of Branded Celebrity [2 volumes]by Aaron Barlow

    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...

  • An Introduction to Writing for Electronic Mediaby Robert B. PhD Musburger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Christopher H. Sterling George Washington University * Learn what it takes to write for commercials, news, documentaries, corporate, educational, animation, games, the internet, and dramatic film & video productions * Outlines the key skills needed for a successful media writing career The demand for quality and knowledgeable multi-platform... more...

  • Communications Technology Update and Fundamentalsby August E. Grant; Jennifer H. Meadows

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    A classic now in its 14 th edition, Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals is the single best resource for students and professionals looking to brush up on how these technologies have developed, grown, and converged, as well as what?s in store for the future. It begins by developing the communication technology framework?the history,... more...

  • Transmedia Frictionsby Marsha Kinder; Tara McPherson

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    Editors Marsha Kinder and Tara McPherson present an authoritative collection of essays on the continuing debates over medium specificity and the politics of the digital arts. Comparing the term "transmedia" with "transnational," they show that the movement beyond specific media or nations does not invalidate those entities but makes us look more closely... more...

  • SMS Communicationby Louise-Amélie Cougnon; Cédrick Fairon

    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...

  • Medienwandel kompakt 2011 - 2013by Christoph Kappes; Jan Krone; Leonard Novy

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Der Band greift den Medienwandel aus okonomischer, politischer und journalistischer Perspektive der letzten drei Jahre auf. Dazu werden ausgewahlte Beitrage aus Netzveroffentlichungen herangezogen, so dass die Leser einen redaktionell gefilterten Uberblick uber die Umbruche der Medienlandschaft durch die Digitalisierung, das Internet, erhalten. Die... more...

  • American Representations of Post-Communism: Television, Travel Sites, and Post-Cold War Narrativesby Andaluna Borcila

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    With the televised events of 1989, territories of Eastern and Central Europe that had been marked as impenetrable and inaccessible to the Western gaze exploded into visibility. As the narratives of the Cold War crumbled, new narratives emerged and new geographies were produced on and by American television. Using an understudied archive of American... more...

  • Storyworlds across Mediaby Marie-Laure Ryan; Jan-Noël Thon

    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...

  • Medienmanagementby Martin Gläser

    Franz Vahlen 2014; US$ 51.84

    Medienmanagement Dieses Handbuch behandelt in übersichtlicher Weise das gesamte Themenfeld des Medienmanagements, wobei es besonderen Wert auf eine ganzheitliche und umfassende Sichtweise legt. Es versteht sich als Einführungswerk in das Medienmanagement aus betriebswirtschaftlicher Sicht. Der Stoff ist in 40 handliche, gut überschaubare Kapitel gegliedert,... more...