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- NewSouth 2014; US$ 14.99
Tony Abbott thinks that Rupert Murdoch is one of the most influential Australians of all time and that we should support our hometown hero. Murdoch, who has mainly lived in New York since 1973 and renounced his Australian citizenship in order to move into American TV, has aroused much more controversy than most hometown heroes. This comprehensive... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 36.99
This cutting-edge work critiques today's global mediascape through feminist perspectives, highlighting concerns of policy, power, labor, and technology. Starting with the state of international communications, a top-notch author group covers cases on online news, pornography, democracy, policies for women's development, violence against women, information... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 19.99
Viewer Discretion Advised shows where our media has gone wrong and what we can do about it. Established media critic Jeffrey McCall illustrates the problems with much of contemporary media content, why it is this way, how to better manage children's media use, how to become more critical audience members, and more. It also includes a helpful chapter... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 38.99
How were the American people prepared for the war on Iraq? How have political agents and media gatekeepers sought to develop public support for the first preventive war of the modern age? Bring 'Em On highlights the complex links between media and politics, analyzing how communication practices are modified in times of crisis to protect political interests... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 17.00
What do highly successful communicators know that the rest of us don't?. Do they have a secret recipe for success?. Is there a special alchemy at work?. Whatever your situation or motivation, 'Secrets of Confident Communicators' reveals the 50 things you need to know to express yourself with assurance and get your message across effectively.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
With the televised events of 1989, territories of Eastern and Central Europe that had been marked as impenetrable and inaccessible to the Western gaze exploded into visibility. As the narratives of the Cold War crumbled, new narratives emerged and new geographies were produced on and by American television. Using an understudied archive of American... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
The last quarter of a century has seen an unprecedented wave of democratization around the globe. In these transitions from authoritarian rule to a more democratic order, the media have played a key role both by facilitating, but frequently also inhibiting, democratic practices to take root. This book provides an accessible and systematic introduction... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95
Over the last several years, the debate about publics seems to have newly emerged. This debate critically reflects the Habermasian ideal of a (national) public sphere in a transnational context. However, it seems that the issue of a reconstruction of a global public sphere is more complex. In this brilliant and provocative book, Ingrid Volkmer argues... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 67.70
Wie und in welchem Maße versuchten Historiker in Westdeutschland und Italien nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg über Massenmedien Einfluss auf die Erinnerungskultur ihrer Gesellschaft zu nehmen? Traten sie in der Debatte zur nationalsozialistischen und faschistischen Vergangenheit als Intellektuelle oder als öffentliche Experten in Erscheinung? Waren sie mit... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 36.99
This timely book presents a multifaceted look at war, media, and propaganda from international perspectives. Focusing on the media's role in global conflicts, prominent authors, journalists, scholars, and researchers provide an insightful overview of the impact of globalization on media practices. They explore war coverage, propaganda techniques, public... more...