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Mass media; Political aspects

  • Media and Politics in a Globalizing Worldby Alexa Robertson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95

    Alexa Robertson is Associate Professor at the Department of Media Studies (IMS), Stockholm University, Sweden. Her previous book, Mediated Cosmopolitanism, was published by Polity in 2010. more...

  • Play it again, Vilém!by Hermann Haarmann; Michael Hanke; Steffi Winkler

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 28.50

    Spiel und Medien gehören zu den Menschen, umso mehr, je weiter die Computerisiserung und Mediatisierung der Gesellschaft voranschreiten. All dies nimmt bei Vilém Flusser, einem der Pioniere der Kommunikations- und Medienphilosophie, eine bedeutsame Stellung ein, was den Anlaß dafür bot, dem Thema Medien und Spiel das II. Internationale Symposium zur... more...

  • Kommunikationspolitikby Manfred Bruhn

    Franz Vahlen 2015; US$ 38.30

    Prof. Dr. Manfred Bruhn ist Ordinarius für Betriebswirtschaftslehre, insbesondere Marketing und Unternehmensführung an der Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Basel sowie Honorarprofessor an der Technischen Universität München.Neue Tendenzen im Marketing haben Auswirkungen auf die Kommunikationspolitik der Unternehmen. Produktähnlichkeiten,... more...

  • Media Independenceby James Bennett; Niki Strange

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Media independence is central to the organization, make-up, working practices and output of media systems across the globe. Often stemming from western notions of individual and political freedoms, independence has informed the development of media across a range of platforms: from the freedom of the press as the "fourth estate" and the rise of Hollywood?s... more...

  • Machen Medien Politik?by Nayla Fawzi

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 63.26

    Welche Wirkungen haben Massenmedien in den einzelnen Phasen des politischen Prozesses? Und welche Funktionen erfüllen sie für politische Akteure? Trotz ihrer hohen Relevanz wurden diese Fragen in der politischen Kommunikationsforschung bisher nicht umfassend untersucht. Im Rahmen der Debatte um eine Medialisierung von Politik widmet sich... more...

  • Visual Culture and Public Policyby Victor Bekkers; Rebecca Moody

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 166.00

    Traditionally, images have played an important role in politics and policy making, mostly in relation to propaganda and public communication. However, contemporary society is inundated with visual material due to the increasing ubiquity of media and visual technologies that facilitate the production, distribution and consumption of images in new and... more...

  • Media Transparency in Chinaby Baohui Xie; Mobo Gao

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    This book examines the problem of transparency in the news media in China through analysis of the political and market control jointly imposed by the party-state and the media. It argues that the gap between rhetoric and reality reveals the disjuncture of the party-state and the media from their political representation. more...

  • Let's talk politicsby Hilde Van Belle; Kris Rutten; Paul Gillaerts; Dorien Van De Mieroop; Baldwin Van Gorp

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 135.00

    The essay describes how Polish members of parliament (MPs) reinvented the institution of parliament (conceived of in its essentially discursive character as parleyment) in the course of the political transition of 1989. The reinvention of “parliamentary democracy” and deliberation in the chamber involved four interrelated developments:... more...

  • Communication Strategies of Governments and NGOsby Manuel Adolphsen

    Springer 2014; US$ 69.99

    Processes of global governance are mostly invisible to ordinary citizens, due to an overall lack of accompanying transnational public discourse. However, there are exceptional occasions on which media around the world do pay attention to global governance: high-level summits, such as the UN climate change conferences. Through a detailed case study... more...

  • Media, Culture, and Medialityby Ludwig Jäger; Erika Linz; Irmela Schneider

    transcript 2014; US$ 39.37

    Current culturally oriented media studies have significantly advanced central concepts such like »mediality«, »media culture«, »media discourse« and »procedures of media«. Focused on this newly defined terminological field, this volume presents landmark contributions for media studies providing new insights into the current state of research on media... more...