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- Free Press 2006; US$ 25.00
Lapdogs is the first book to demonstrate that, for the entire George W. Bush presidency, the news media have utterly failed in their duty as watchdog for the public. In blistering prose, Eric Boehlert reveals how, time after time, the press chose a soft approach to covering the government, and as a result reported and analyzed crucial events incompletely... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95
Remaking Media is a unique and timely reading of the contemporary struggle to democratize communication. With a focus on activism directed towards challenging and changing media content, practices and structures, the book explores the burning question: What is the political significance and potential of democratic media activism in the western... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 125.00
Public opinion polls point to a continuing decline in confidence in the Presidency, court system, the news media, state government, public education, and other key institutions. This text analyzes the reasons for this crises of confidence, with particular attention to the role of the media. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 111.00
This title examines the evolution of the press-government relationship in Croatia from the Tito era to the end of the 20th century. It is a story of three interacting players: the Croatian government, the compliant press and the largely quiescent public. more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2006; US$ 32.00
At the beginning of the 21st century, it hardly goes uncontested anymore that media organisations play an important role in democracy. The main questions have now become whether the contemporary media conjuncture offers enough to our democracies, how their democratic investment can be deepened and how our communication rights can be expande. This book... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
We live in times that generate diverse conflicts; we also live in times when conflicts are increasingly played out and performed in the media. Mediatized Conflict explores the powered dynamics, contested representations and consequences of media conflict reporting. It examines how the media today do not simply report or represent diverse situations... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2008; US$ 32.00
Media Governance today is shifting media rules and regulations from national government policies to local, regional, national, multinational and international ones and away from exclusively governmental domains to others, such as market, professional and public interest/pressure groups. Many media-related civil society organisations are based in Brussels,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
This book analyzes the relationship between political power and the media in a range of nation states in East and Southeast Asia, focusing in particular on the place of the media in authoritarian and post-authoritarian regimes. It discusses the centrality of media in sustaining repressive regimes, and the key role of the media in the transformation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 40.95
The Mediation of Power investigates how those in positions of power use and are influenced by media in their everyday activities. Each chapter examines this theme through an exploration of some of the key topics and debates in the field, including: theories of media and power media policy and the economics of information news production and... more...