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- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 25.00
Egypt?s revolutionary uprising in 2011 raised important questions about the kind of journalism that would be viable in the country?s changing political dynamics. Suddenly the output of bloggers, online radio and social media news operations, which had all formed part of the groundswell of action against dictatorship and repression, posed an explicit... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 37.00
This is the book for anyone who aspires to the title "informed citizen." It clearly explains how political news works, how the media influences readers?and how to sort through it all to be a better, smarter consumer of political news. more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 29.99
This book theorizes and tests the conditions under which the press is a powerful political institution, and when it cedes its power to other institutions and actors. It gives a theoretical framework and substantive case studies to aid scholars across a wide area of American politics in understanding the news media's role in American politics. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 31.99
This classic book, Harold A. Innis's last, returns to print with a new introduction by James W. Carey. An elaboration of Innis's earlier theories, Changing Concepts of Time looks at then-new technological changes in communication and considers the different ways in which space and time are perceived. Innis explores military implications of the U.S.... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
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...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 43.99
Governing European Communications provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the emergence, dynamics, and evolution of European-level communications governance in the post-war era, focusing on telecommunications and television policies and regulation, and their technological convergence. Concentrating on the EU, the book embeds governance within... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson 2012; US$ 74.99
Proceeding from the assumption that all manner of public communication in the United States is becoming increasingly coarse, this book argues that shared cultural notions of decency are being eroded by market logic ? a decision making calculus based solely upon the aggregate preferences of self-interested individuals. The instrumentality of communication... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95
The Politics of Media Policy provides a critical perspective on the dynamics of media policy in the US and UK and offers a comprehensive guide to some of the major points of debate in the media today. While many policymakers boast of the openness and pluralism of their media systems, this book exposes the commitment to market principles that saturates... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
The ongoing interconnection of the world through modern mass media is generally considered to be one of the major developments underpinning globalization. This important book considers anew the globalization phenomenon in the media sphere. Rather than heralding globalization or warning of its dangers, as in many other books, Kai Hafez analyses the... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95
Setting the Agenda describes the mass media’s significant and sometimes controversial role in determining which topics are at the centre of public attention and action. In this new edition of his comprehensive book, Max McCombs, one of the founding fathers of the agenda-setting tradition of research, extends his previous synthesis of hundreds... more...