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- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99
The purpose of this book is to inform governance advisors about the vital role of the news media for governance reform. This book approaches the issue of news media and governance with three broad questions that it attempts to answer on the basis of quantitative data and case studies. First, a normative approach asks: What ideal roles should... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95
Situated within the field of discourse-oriented approaches to policy and media, this collection explores the interface between government, media and the public, highlighting the increasing importance placed on media channelled 'public opinion' as part of a democratic process. It will appeal to a broad audience in social and public policy, political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
The mass media are playing an increasingly central role in modern political life that expands beyond their traditional function as mediators between the world of politics and the citizens. This volume explores the extent and circumstances under which the media affects public policy; whether the political impact of the media is confined to the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 84.00
Fascination with satellite television and Internet technology has become an obsession. People throughout the world watch television and believe what they see and hear?without realizing that pictures are selected and stories are sometimes distorted. Concurrently, the world's elite are drawn to the increasing availability of news on the Internet, effectively... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 110.00
Modern advertising moved into the 20th century borne on many vehicles and distinguished by many techniques, three of the most frequently used being reason why advertising, celebrity endorsements, and pre-emptive claims. Best known for his reason why advertising, Albert Davis Lasker, president of the Lord & Thomas Agency of Chicago, championed all... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 94.00
Whether it's television, radio, concerts, live appearances by comedians, Internet websites, or even the political party conventions themselves, the mixing of politics and popular culture is frequently on display. The Encyclopedia of Politics, the Media, and Popular Culture examines the people, major events, media, and controversies in eight thematic... more...
- The New Press 2010; US$ 19.95
In less than a decade, a new breed of networked progressive media—from Brave New Films to Talking Points Memo to Feministing and beyond—have informed and engaged millions. By harnessing a participatory media environment, they have succeeded in influencing political campaigns, public debates, and policymaking at unprecedented levels. In Beyond the... more...
- Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 23.95
Shows how First Amendment rights are threatened by the privatization of the Internet as corporations are increasingly allowed to control and censor online material and communication, and proposes new legislation to preserve and promote free speech in the Internet Age. more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 62.00
This highly accessible text compares media institutions and political experiences in countries around the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Russia, to enable students to think critically about the central questions in the study of media and politics. The book balances contemporary case studies with explanations of key theories... more...