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  • The Myth of Media Globalizationby Kai Hafez

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    The ongoing interconnection of the world through modern mass mediais generally considered to be one of the major developmentsunderpinning globalization. This important book considers anew theglobalization phenomenon in the media sphere. Rather than heralding globalization or warning of its dangers,as in many other books, Kai Hafez analyses the... more...

  • Post-Communism and the Media in Eastern Europeby Patrick H. O'Neil

    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...

  • Coarseness in U.S. Public Communicationby Philip Dalton; Eric Mark Kramer

    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...

  • Fit to Printby Margaret Simons

    University of NSW Press 1999; US$ 7.45

    Margaret Simons went to Canberra to subject the journalists to a journalist's eye. The result is a penetrating and personal story about a world both extraordinary and ordinary, where the barriers between the personal and the political shift and blur.. 'In both its form and content, this book is a call for a reinvigoration of journalism. It is at... more...

  • Reporting the Israeli-Arab Conflictby Tamar Liebes

    Routledge 2004; US$ 124.95

    For journalists and reporters, the allegation of hegemonic practices constitutes a most serious condemnation. However, this author shows how hegemony is an almost unwitting process which supports the status quo and establishment. more...

  • Media, Markets, and Democracyby C. Edwin Baker

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00

    Economic and democratic theory justify deviations from free trade in media products. more...

  • Intifada Hits the Headlinesby Daniel Dor

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    In this nuanced and detailed study of newspaper reporting during the escalation of the second Intifada in the fall of 2000, Daniel Dor shows how real events are subject to distortion and manipulation by the media. In an analysis of the heart of Israel's media establishment -- the newspapers Yediot Ahronot,... more...

  • Reporters on the Battlefieldby Christopher Paul; James J. Kim

    RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95

    Focusing on the embedded press system deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom, this book attempts to answer the following questions: How effective was the embedded press system in meeting the needs of the three main constituencies-the press, the military, and the citizens of the United States? What policy history led to the innovation of an embedded... more...

  • Media, Politics and Public Lifeby Geoffrey Craig

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 36.31

    Outlines the complex interactions between journalists and politicians, media organisations and government, which play such an important role in creating our public culture. more...

  • Lapdogsby Eric Boehlert

    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...