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Mass media; Moral and ethical aspects

  • Global Media Entertainment: A Critical Introductionby Lee Artz

    Wiley 2015; US$ 94.95

    Balancing provocative criticism with clear explanations ofcomplex ideas, this student-friendly introduction investigates thecrucial role global entertainment media has played in the emergenceof transitional capitalism.  Examines the influence of global entertainment media on theemergence of transnational capitalism, providing a framework forexplaining... more...

  • Community over Chaosby James A. Mackin

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    This ecology of ethics seeks to balance the needs of the individual and those of the various levels of community. As James A. Mackin, Jr., shows, both modernism and postmodernism have undermined the traditional foundations for ethics. Using an ecological model, however, Community over Chaos develops a common ground for ethical judgments about... more...

  • Media Messagesby Linda Holtzman; Leon Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The new edition of this widely adopted book reveals how the popular media contribute to widespread myths and misunderstanding about cultural diversity. While focused on the impact of television, feature film, and popular music, the authors reach far beyond media to explore how our understanding, values, and beliefs about race, class, gender and sexual... more...

  • Accent in Hittiteby Alwin Kloekhorst

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 92.95

    Although it is usually stated that nothing is known about accent in Hittite, in the last decades various bits and pieces of information about its accent system have come about. This book provides, for the first time, a systematic treatment of all these sources of information: the interplay between accent and vowels (plene vs. non-plene spelling); the... more...

  • Die Lebermodelle aus Bo?azköyby An De Vos

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 72.09

    Lebermodelle, also tönerne Nachbildungen von Schafslebern, gehören zu den archäologischen Quellen, die von der altorientalischen Opferschau überliefert sind. Aus dem Aussehen der Leber des Opferschafes wurde auf die Zukunft geschlossen. Auf den Lebermodellen aus Bogazköy sind einzelne Leberbereiche graphisch gekennzeichnet und die entsprechenden Befunde... more...

  • The 21st Century Journalism Handbookby Tim Holmes; Sara Hadwin; Glyn Mottershead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.99

    Set against the background of the fundamental issues facing the industry today, The 21st Century Journalism Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the core principles and practices essential to the modern journalist.? Convergence, online, the growth of magazine formats, challenges presented by technology and new demands in news and feature writing... more...

  • Contemporary Latina/o Mediaby Arlene Dávila; Yeidy M. Rivero

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50

    Just ten years ago, discussions of Latina/o media could be safely reduced to a handful of TV channels, dominated by Univision and Telemundo. Today, dramatic changes in the global political economy have resulted in an unprecedented rise in major new media ventures for Latinos as everyone seems to want a piece of the Latina/o media market. While current... more...

  • Gender im medienethischen Diskursby Petra Grimm; Oliver Zöllner

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 34.15

    <P>Medien sind nicht nur Schauplatz für Gender-Modelle und Verhaltensregeln der Geschlechter, sie formulieren auch Werturteile und erzeugen Vorstellungen von Männlichkeit und Weiblichkeit. Sie definieren mit, wie 'Frauen' und 'Männer' sein sollen und was als Abweichung gilt. Insbesondere für Jugendliche sind die in den Medien dargestellten Rollenbilder... more...

  • Migrant Communication Enterprisesby Maria Sabaté i Dalmau

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    This unique critical sociolinguistic ethnography explores alternative migrant-regulated institutions of resistance and subversive communication technology: the locutorios or ethnic call shops. These migrant-owned businesses act as a window into their multimodal and hybrid linguistic and communicative practices, and into their own linguistic hierarchies... more...

  • Jugendliche und die Aneignung politischer Information in Online-Medienby Ulrike Wagner; Christa Gebel

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Online-Medien eroffnen Jugendlichen in Hinblick auf politisch relevante Information ein breites Spektrum an Handlungsmoglichkeiten, das sich vom Abrufen und Kommentieren aktuellster Nachrichten uber das Weiterleiten interessanter Meldungen bis zum Demoaufruf via Facebook-Posting erstreckt. Die Ergebnisse der vorliegenden Studie geben einen quantitativen... more...