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Mass media; Political aspects

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  • Public Sentinelby Pippa Norris

    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...

  • Public Policy and the Mass Mediaby Sigrid Koch-Baumgarten; Katrin Voltmer

    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...

  • Global News Access: The Impact of New Communications Technologiesby Carla Johnston

    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...

  • Encyclopedia of Politics, the Media, and Popular Cultureby Tony Kelso; Brian Cogan

    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...

  • Selling the President, 1920: Albert D. Lasker, Advertising, and the Election of Warren G. Hardingby John Morello

    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...

  • Beyond the Echo Chamberby Jessica Clark; Tracy Van Slyke

    The New Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    In less than a decade, a new breed of networked progressive mediafrom Brave New Films to Talking Points Memo to Feministing and beyondhave 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 Echo... more...

  • Virtual Freedomby Dawn Nunziato

    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...

  • Mediating Politicsby Neil Washbourne

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 42.00

    This book critically analyses the complex relationship between media and politics, beginning with a discussion of what is meant by the mediating of politics. more...

  • Popular Media, Democracy and Development in Africaby Herman Wasserman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    Popular Media, Democracy and Development in Africa examines the role that popular media could play to encourage political debate, provide information for development, or critique the very definitions of ?democracy? and ?development?. Drawing on diverse case studies from various regions of the African continent, essays employ a range of theoretical... more...

  • Scrum Warsby Allan Levine

    Dundurn 1996; US$ 9.99

    Scrum Wars chronicles fascinating and dramatic confrontations between the prime ministers of Canada and the men and women of Canadas news media. more...