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Mass media; Political aspects

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  • Alternative and Activist New Mediaby Leah Lievrouw

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    Alternative and Activist New Media provides a rich and accessible overview of the ways in which activists, artists, and citizen groups around the world use new media and information technologies to gain visibility and voice, present alternative or marginal views, share their own DIY information systems and content, and otherwise resist, talk back... more...

  • Agenda Setting in a 2.0 Worldby Thomas J. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This volume explores agenda-setting theory in light of changes in the media environment in the 21st century. In the decades since the original Chapel Hill study that launched agenda-setting research, the theory has attracted the interest of scholars worldwide. Agenda Setting in a 2.0 World features the work of a new generation of scholars. The... more...

  • Communication in Chinaby Yuezhi Zhao

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 39.99

    This authoritative study explores China's rapidly evolving polity, economy, and society through the prism of its communication system. Yuezhi Zhao offers a multifaceted, interdisciplinary analysis of communication in China and its central role in the struggle for control during the country's rise to global power. The industry in all its forms?ranging... more...

  • Media Talk and Political Elections in Europe and Americaby Andrew Tolson; Mats Ekström

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This book makes an important contribution to the study of political communication. Its chapters analyse forms of media talk associated with contemporary political elections. Key topics include: changing forms of political interview, televised political debates, and the use of multimedia in promotional discourse. more...

  • Communication and Democracyby Maxwell E. McCombs; Donald L. Shaw; David H. Weaver

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Exciting intellectual frontiers are open for exploration as agenda-setting theory moves beyond its 25th anniversary. This volume offers an intriguing set of maps to guide this exploration over the near future. It is intended for those who are already reasonably well read in the research literature that has accumulated since the publication of McCombs... more...

  • Visual Culture and Public Policyby Victor Bekkers; Rebecca Moody

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Traditionally, images have played an important role in politics and policy making, mostly in relation to propaganda and public communication. However, contemporary society is inundated with visual material due to the increasing ubiquity of media and visual technologies that facilitate the production, distribution and consumption of images in new and... more...

  • Media Transparency in Chinaby Baohui Xie; Mobo Gao

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    This book examines the problem of transparency in the news media in China through analysis of the political and market control jointly imposed by the party-state and the media. It argues that the gap between rhetoric and reality reveals the disjuncture of the party-state and the media from their political representation. more...

  • Arab Media Mogulsby Naomi Sakr

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 14.95

    People are on the move across the Arab world, organizing politically in new ways. The Arab media have also undergone a transformation and are still in a state of flux. It is therefore crucial to be able to discuss political initiatives in the region in the light of media developments. This authoritative book answers key questions about the connections... more...

  • Recognition and the Mediaby Rousiley Maia

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This collection examines Axel Honneth's theory of recognition and the crucial role played by the media in struggles for recognition. It brings together debates on controversial aspects of Honneth's work and a set of intriguing empirical studies including with slum-dwelling adolescents, leprosy patients and women exposed to child labor exploitation... more...

  • Media Independenceby James Bennett; Niki Strange

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Media independence is central to the organization, make-up, working practices and output of media systems across the globe. Often stemming from western notions of individual and political freedoms, independence has informed the development of media across a range of platforms: from the freedom of the press as the "fourth estate" and the rise of Hollywood?s... more...