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Mass Media

  • Coughing and Clappingby Karen Burland; Stephanie Pitts

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 99.95

    This collection explores the processes and experiences of attending live music events from the initial decision to attend through to audience responses and memories of a performance after it has happened. The book brings together international researchers who consider the experience of being an audience member from a range of theoretical and empirical... more...

  • Terrifiedby Christopher Bail

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    In July 2010, Terry Jones, the pastor of a small fundamentalist church in Florida, announced plans to burn two hundred Qur?ans on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Though he ended up canceling the stunt in the face of widespread public backlash, his threat sparked violent protests across the Muslim world that left at least twenty people... more...

  • Dictionary of Media and Communicationsby Marcel Danesi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00

    Accessible to wide range of readers from student to lay people, this authoritative reference provides a complete listing of media concepts, figures, and techniques with illustrations and historical commentaries. Written by distinguished scholar and author Marcel Danesi, and with an Introduction by Arthur Asa Berger, a leading figure in the world of... more...

  • Media Messagesby Linda Holtzman; Leon Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The new edition of this widely adopted book reveals how the popular media contribute to widespread myths and misunderstanding about cultural diversity. While focused on the impact of television, feature film, and popular music, the authors reach far beyond media to explore how our understanding, values, and beliefs about race, class, gender and sexual... more...

  • Journalism and Eyewitness Imagesby Mette Mortensen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Building on the vast research conducted on war and media since the 1970s, scholars are now studying the digital transformation of the production of news. Little scholarly attention has been paid, however, to non-professional, eyewitness visuals, even though this genre holds a still greater bearing on the way conflicts are fought, communicated, and... more...

  • Neuroscience and Media: New Understandings and Representationsby Michael Grabowski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This volume explores how advances in the fields of evolutionary neuroscience and cognitive psychology are informing media studies with a better understanding of how humans perceive, think and experience emotion within mediated environments. The book highlights interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches to the production and reception of cinema,... more...

  • The Economics of the Publishing and Information Industriesby Albert N. Greco

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Books, scholarly journals, business information, and professional information play a pivotal role in the political, social, economic, scientific, and intellectual life of nations. While publications abound on Wall Street and financial service companies, the relationship between Wall Street?s financial service companies and the publishing and information... more...

  • Communication and Information Technologies Annualby Laura Robinson; Shelia R. Cotten; Jeremy Schulz

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 124.95

    This volume brings together nine studies of mediated childhood and youth. The studies shed light on the emerging contours of young people’s web engagements and social practices. More specifically, the volume contains research speaking to scholarship dealing with four key topics: digital differentiation, media use, social problems, and cyberbullying. more...

  • Folklore, Horror Stories, and the Slender Manby Shira Chess; Eric Newsom

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    The Slender Man entered the general popular consciousness in May 2014, when two young girls led a third girl into a wooded area and stabbed her. Examining the growth of the online horror phenomenon, this book introduces unique attributes of digital culture and establishes a needed framework for studies of other Internet memes and mythologies. more...

  • Advertising: A Critical Introductionby Chris Wharton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Advertising: Critical Approaches explores a broad range of critical theories and perspectives to shed new light on the organisation, workings and effects of the advertising industry today. Chris Wharton presents the social, cultural and economic role of advertising across history, with chapters tracking the process of advertising from production... more...