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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Television has a powerful impact on our beliefs and is open to use as a political and propaganda tool. Greg Philo has taken a new approach to examining these issues by inviting groups of television viewers to write their own news programmes, based on news pictures from the 1984-5 British miners' strike. more...
- Penguin Group Australia 2014; Not Available
The kick-arse guide to dealing with anything the world throws at you. Australian Ky Furneaux ? top Hollywood stuntwoman and wilderness expert ? shares her experience to give women 100 things they need to know to meet the world head on and succeed. Using four guiding principles - be prepared, educate yourself, be adaptable, learn skills -... more...
- Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00
Marketing Modernity is a cultural history of the early British film industry. It explains the social and institutional continuities that underpinned the market for popular entertainments in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In this innovative study of early film exhibition, Joe Kember reveals a rich landscape of performance and business... more...
- Fordham University Press 2013; US$ 28.99
The behind-the-scenes story of how admen and sponsors helped shape broadcasting into a popular commercial entertainment medium. During the "golden age" of radio, from roughly the late 1920s until the late 1940s, advertising agencies were arguably the most important sources of radio entertainment. Most nationally broadcast programs on network... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Through its focus, Global Media addresses a considerable lacuna in the media studies literature, which tends to have a heavy Western bias. It is an original addition to the literature on globalization, which is often abstract and anecdotal, in addition to making a major contribution to comparative research in Asia. Finally, it offers a thoughtful... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Sport on television is big business, but it is about more than just commerce. Using a range of national case studies from Europe and beyond, this book analyses the political, economic, social and regulatory issues raised in relation to the buying and selling of television sports rights. more...
- Intellect 2013; US$ 20.00
Since the late 1990s, when broadcasters began adapting such television shows as Big Brother, Survivor and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? for markets around the world, the global television industry has been struggling to get to grips with the prevalence of programme franchising across international borders. In TV Format Mogul, Albert Moran traces the... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
The scandals that have rocked the BBC have touched the corporation from top to bottom. As the revelations about Jimmy Savile unfold and shock the nation, people may reasonably ask what possible trust they can have in this incomparable national institution, once the embodiment of truth and moral excellence. This book asks a big question: can we still... more...