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  • The Reality Effectby Joel Black

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    It used to be only movies were on film; now the whole world is. The most intimate and most banal moments of our lives are constantly recorded for public consumption. In The Reality Effect, Joel Black argues that the desire to make visible every aspect of our lives is an impulse derived from cinema- one that has made life both more graphic and less... more...

  • News Analysisby Teun A. van Dijk

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Digital Media Sportby Brett Hutchins; David Rowe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Live broadband streaming of the 2008 Beijing Olympics accounted for 2,200 of the estimated 3,600 total hours shown by the American NBC-Universal networks. At the 2012 London Olympics, unprecedented multi-platforming embraced online, mobile devices, game consoles and broadcast television, with the BBC providing 2,500 hours of live coverage, including... more...

  • News Parody and Political Satire Across the Globeby Geoffrey Baym; Jeffrey P. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    In recent years, the US fake news program The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has become a surprisingly important source of information, conversation, and commentary about public affairs. Perhaps more surprisingly, so-called 'fake news' is now a truly global phenomenon, with various forms of news parody and political satire programming appearing throughout... more...

  • Transnational Television Historyby Andreas Fickers; Catherine Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Although television has developed into a major agent of the transnational and global flow of information and entertainment, television historiography and scholarship largely remains a national endeavour, partly due to the fact that television has been understood as a tool for the creation of national identity. But the breaking of the quasi-monopoly... more...

  • Political Communication in Chinaby Wenfang Tang; Shanto Iyengar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    It is widely recognised that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) uses the media to set the agenda for political discourse, propagate official policies, monitor public opinion, and rally regime support. State agencies in China control the full spectrum of media programming, either through ownership or the power to regulate. Political Communication... more...

  • The History of British Film (Volume 2)by Rachael Low

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This set is one of the cornerstones of film scholarship, and one of the most important works on twentieth century British culture. Published between 1948 and 1985, the volumes document all aspects of film making in Britain from its origins in 1896 to 1939. Rachael Low pioneered the interpretation of films in their context, arguing that to understand... more...

  • Press Freedom in Africaby Herman Wasserman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book gives an overview of current debates surrounding press freedom in Africa in response to ongoing contestations between media and governments on the continent. Through case studies of individual African countries as well as international comparisons, a wide range of global contributors provide critical assessments of the state of press freedom... more...

  • Explorations in Global Media Ethicsby Muhammad Ayish; Shakuntala Rao

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Studies of global media and journalism have repeatedly returned to discussions of ethics. This book highlights the difficulty that journalists encounter when establishing appropriate ethical practices and marks the pressing importance of global media ethics as a subject of current debate. A wide range of contributors ? both scholars and practitioners... more...

  • Watching Dallasby Ien Ang

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.95

    Dallas , one of the great internationally-screened soap operas, offers us first and foremost entertainment. But what is it about Dallas that makes that entertainment so successful, and how exactly is its entertainment constructed? more...