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Mass Media

  • Media Studies: A Complete Introductionby Joanne Hollows

    Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 18.99

    Written by an academic and researcher with over twenty years' experience in teaching and convening Media Studies courses, Media Studies: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free... more...

  • Geographic Interpretations of the Internetby Aharon Kellerman

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book introduces the Internet through a systematic geographical interpretation, thus shedding light on the Internet as a spatial entity. The book?s approach is to extend basic concepts developed for terrestrial geography to cyberspace, most notably those relating to space, structure, place, distance, mobility, and presence. It further considers... more...

  • Zwischen Like-Button und Parteibuchby Anna Soßdorf

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Anna Soßdorf untersucht die politischen Offline- und Online-Aktivitäten von Jugendlichen, um die Krisendiagnose einer politisch nahezu unbeteiligten Jugend zu überprüfen. Ihren Fokus richtet sie dabei auf die Frage, inwieweit sich Partizipation im Internet für Jugendliche niedrigschwellig darstellt. Einen weiteren Schwerpunkt ihrer Arbeit bilden die... more...

  • Fan-Seinby Matthias Völcker

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Das Buch befasst sich mit der Bedeutung und Relevanz eines Fangegenstandes (Star Wars) für die Konstitution der (Fan-)Identität seiner AnhängerInnen.   Star Wars als ein ? wenn nicht sogar ?das? ? populärkulturelle[s] Phänomen zu bezeichnen, ist keine Übertreibung, hat es doch nicht nur die Art und Weise verändert, wie im modernen Kino Geschichten,... more...

  • Screened Outby Richard Barrios

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 36.95

    Rapacious dykes, self-loathing closet cases, hustlers, ambiguous sophisticates, and sadomasochistic rich kids: most of what America thought it knew about gay people it learned at the movies. A fresh and revelatory look at sexuality in the Great Age of movie making, Screened Out shows how much gay and lesbian lives have shaped the Big Screen. Spanning... more...

  • Media Convergence Handbook - Vol. 2by Artur Lugmayr; Cinzia Dal Zotto

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 179.00

    The Media Convergence Handbook sheds new light on the complexity of media convergence and the related business challenges. Approaching the topic from a managerial, technological as well as end-consumer perspective, it acts as a reference book and educational resource in the field. Media convergence at business level may imply transforming business... more...

  • Nutzerkommentare als Anschlusskommunikationby Marc Ziegele

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.99

    Marc Ziegele untersucht, was Nachrichten im Internet nicht nur lesenswert, sondern auch diskussionswert macht. Hierfür entwickelt der Autor auf Grundlage der Nachrichtenwerttheorie ein theoretisches Modell über die Motive von Internetnutzern, Nachrichten zu kommentieren und zeigt auf, warum sich bestimmte Kommentarinhalte bei bestimmten Meldungen häufen.... more...

  • Retrogame Archeologyby John Aycock

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    Drawing on extensive research, this book explores the techniques that old computer games used to run on tightly-constrained platforms. Retrogame developers faced incredible challenges of limited space, computing power, rudimentary tools, and the lack of homogeneous environments. Using examples from over 100 retrogames, this book examines the clever... more...

  • Mass Communications Research Resourcesby Christopher H. Sterling; James K. Bracken; Susan M. Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    This reference book is designed as a road map for researchers who need to find specific information about American mass communication as expeditiously as possible. Taking a topical approach, it integrates publications and organizations into subject-focused chapters for easy user reference. The editors define mass communication to include print journalism... more...

  • The 1970s and its Legacies in India's Cinemasby Priya Joshi; Rajinder Dudrah

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    The 1970s was a pivotal decade in the Indian social, cultural, political and economic landscape: the global oil crisis, wars with China and Pakistan in the previous decade, the Bangladesh war of 1971, labour and food shortages, widespread political corruption, and the declaration of the state of Emergency. Amidst this backdrop Indian cinema in both... more...