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- Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00
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 expanded. 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 24.99
If the West are to win the war on terror, the author explains, governments have to interact with the media at home and abroad in order to control the way they are perceived. By taking readers inside Al Jazeera, he offers a behind-the-scenes look at the controversial news channel and shows how the West can harness it to its advantage. more...
- Intellect 2008; US$ 10.00
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 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... more...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 45.00
Exploring the theme of the putative transformation of political modernity under the impact of "new" media, this book adopts a questioning approach to the ways in which cultural and technological factors are affecting the temper of political life, and reflects the variety of normative thinking about and empirical research on the changing character... 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...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 32.95
The media plays an important role in contemporary society - and in contemporary debate. Today, the traditional accusations of a liberal bias in media are accompanied by worries of a rise in right-wing media outlets and the stifling effects of corporate media ownership. This book examines theses changes and more. Ages 16+ more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 38.00
In one of the most politically volatile and dynamic regions of the world, new media technologies are profoundly influencing the course of events. Satellite television and the Internet are affecting how the people and states of the Middle East function individually and in a global context. In New Media and the New Middle East, topics ranging from... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Examining the communications media and its relationship to political change in Southeast Asia, this study endeavours to provide both a regional comparative analysis and an interpretation of the mass communication media in the wake of 9/11. It is suitable for academics of politics, international relations, media, communications and PR. more...