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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 157.19
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... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 60.00 US$ 51.00
What is the major social problem in the news today? Who made it so important? Social issues that are widely recognized on the media agenda often demand attention on the public agenda, and in turn move quickly up the policy agenda, creating policy changes. Based on research of contemporary social issues that have hit the headlines - including the... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 37.75
Am Beispiel des bislang größten in Deutschland generierten Internet-Phänomens, dem sogenannten ?Blumenkübel-Hype?, untersucht Vivian Büttner, wie im digitalen Zeitalter Nachrichten auf die Seite Eins gelangen. Diese müssen nicht von hoher Relevanz sein - was inmitten von Zeitungskrise und Social-Media-Euphorie bemerkenswert erscheinen mag. Wie also... more...
- Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 29.95
News stories provide an essential confirmation of our ideas about who we are, what we have to fear, and what to do about it: a marketplace of ideas, shopped by rational citizen decision makers but also a shared resource for grounding our contested narratives of identity in objective reality. News as a fundamental social process comes into being not... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 50.02
Der Sammelband geht zum einen der Frage nach, inwieweit Randbedingungen wie Medientechnik, -politik und -nutzung den Wandel der Medien beeinflusst haben. Zum anderen werden einzelne "alte" und "neue" Medien analysiert. Dabei wird ihre Entwicklung im intermedialen Beziehungsgeflecht verdeutlicht. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95
'Alternative Media' is the term used to describe non-mainstream media forms that are independently run and community focussed, such as zines, pirate radio, online discussion boards, community run and owned broadcasting companies, and activist publications such as Red Pepper and Corporate Watch . The book outlines the different types of 'alternative... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
Scholars have characterized the early decades of the Cold War as an era of rising militarism in the United States but most Americans continued to identify themselves as fundamentally anti-militaristic. To them, "militaristic" defined the authoritarian regimes of Germany and Japan that the nation had defeated in World War II--aggressive, power-hungry... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- Berghahn Books 2003; US$ 34.95
Anthropological interest in mass communication and media has exploded in the last two decades, engaging and challenging the work on the media in mass communications, cultural studies, sociology and other disciplines. This is the first book to offer a systematic overview of the themes, topics and methodologies in the emerging dialogue between anthropologists... more...