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  • Making Media Workby Derek Johnson; Derek Kompare; Avi Santo

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    In popular culture, management in the media industry isfrequently understood as the work of network executives, studio developers, andmarket researchers??the suits??who oppose the more productive forces ofcreative talent and subject that labor to the inefficiencies and risk aversionof bureaucratic hierarchies. However, such portrayals belie the realityof... more...

  • Anime Fan Communitiesby Sandra Annett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    How have animation fans in Japan, South Korea, the United States, and Canada formed communities and dealt with conflicts across cultural and geographic distance? This book traces animation fandom from its roots in early cinema audiences, through mid-century children's cartoon fan clubs, to today's digitally-networked transcultural fan cultures. more...

  • The Airwaves of New Yorkby Bill Jaker; Frank Sulek; Peter Kanze

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    From its inception in New York City, radio dramatically changed the city. The five boroughs became, in some ways, more united through the medium, as common concerns were aired and given wider attention. But as radio focused more on entertainment, the city lost the last of its small town origins, as people left the front stoop for the living room. This... more...

  • Travel, Tourism and the Moving Imageby Sue Beeton

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book explores the relationship between tourism and the moving image, from the early era of silent moving pictures through to cinema as mass entertainment. It examines how our active and emotional engagement with moving images provides meaning and connection to a place that can affect our decision-making when we travel. It also analyses how our... more...

  • Lights, Camera, Jemuruby Bob Maddams

    Apostrophe Books Ltd 2012; US$ 5.99

    Lights, Camera Jemuru is the remarkable true-life story of a high-flying adman who swapped his expense account lifestyle in London to teach in a back-street community film school, Gem TV, in Addis Ababa. Funny, sad, and moving, the book colourfully portrays this most ancient of countries as it struggles to define its place in the modern world. more...

  • Sueños de orienteby Felix Lossio; María del Carmen Vargas

    Editorial UPC 2015; US$ 10.00

    ¿Qué genera que miles de jóvenes peruanos sean fieles consumidores de películas de la India y de telenovelas coreanas? ¿Qué tipo de discursos sociales son producidos por estos referentes y cómo se puede explicar su resonancia en los jóvenes del Perú? Estas son algunas preguntas que guiaron las inquietudes de Felix Lossio Chávez y María del Carmen... more...

  • Movies for Managersby Elizabeth P Tierney

    Oak Tree Press 2012; US$ 7.50

    The next time you sit on a plane and watch the movie or you put your feet up at home and stream a video, it?s not a time to feel guilty that you are taking a break. In fact, you can have a wonderful time learning about management and organisations. And when you sit with your children or grandchildren in front of Alice in Wonderland or Oliver! or Finding... more...

  • Charles Herrold, Inventor of Radio Broadcastingby Gordon Greb; Mike Adams

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2003; US$ 45.00

    Still broadcasting today, the world's first radio station was invented by Charles Herrold in 1909 in San Jose, California. His accomplishment was first documented in a notarized statement written by him and published in the Electro-Importing Company's 1910 catalog: "We have given wireless phone concerts to amateur wireless men throughout... more...

  • Let the Credits Rollby Barbara Baker

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2003; US$ 39.95

    What exactly is a best boy or a grip? As the credits roll at the end of every film, listing the names of all the individuals who contributed to its making, many viewers have no idea what these people do. This book reveals the mystery behind the job titles as crew members tell their stories, explaining what their jobs are, how they came to have a career... more...

  • The Economics of the Popular Music Industryby Chong Hyun Christie Byun

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This Palgrave Pivot uses modeling from microeconomic theory and industrial organization to demonstrate how consumers and producers have responded to major changes in the music industry. more...