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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
This investigation of the media in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria, seeks to outline the legacies of communism confronting media reform, and how interaction between the media, state, society and market has led to the particular and unique dynamics in each case. 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...
- Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 13.99
SQM 4/2012: Vincent Wyss / Michael Schanne / Annina Stoffel Medienkritik in der Schweiz - eine Bestandsaufnahme (eBook) Studien Qualität der Medien 4/2012 Format eBook: PDF more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 135.00
The essay describes how Polish members of parliament (MPs) reinvented the institution of parliament (conceived of in its essentially discursive character as parleyment) in the course of the political transition of 1989. The reinvention of “parliamentary democracy” and deliberation in the chamber involved four interrelated developments:... 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00
This book examines bias within the state of Israel and the media at large, through the lens of the news coverage of the Yemenite Babies Affair. The Yemenite Babies Affair is the emotionally laden, yet still unresolved, story of the alleged kidnapping of hundreds of Yemenite babies upon their arrival to Israel during the 1950s. In analyzing fifty... 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...
- 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...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.67
(Un)-Sicherheit ist immer eine Frage der Interpretation. Durch politische Sprache werden Bedrohung und Unsicherheit gezielt konstruiert, so dass sich Gesetze legitimieren lassen, die andernfalls kaum mehrheitsfähig wären. Am Beispiel der politischen Debatten um die Einführung der Vorratsdatenspeicherung und der Online-Durchsuchung (BKA-Gesetz) untersucht... more...