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  • Crisis Communicationsby Michael A. Noll; Peter Clarke

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 43.99

    Building on the events and lessons of September 11, Crisis Communications features an international cast of top contributors exploring emergency communications during crisis. Together, they evaluate the use, performance, and effects of traditional mass media (radio, TV, print), newer media (Internet, email), conventional telecommunications (telephones,... more...

  • The Media Globeby Lee Artz; Yahya R. Kamalipour; Cees J. Hamelink; Lyombe S. Eko; Cees J. Hamelink; Joe F. Khalil; Alan Knight; Marwan M. Kraidy; José-Carlos Lozano; Kuldip R. Rampal; Jeanette Steemers

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 32.99

    In The Media Globe , a diverse group of scholars follows emerging patterns in media beyond the United States, identifying the issues and the potential impacts on democratic communication. The authors assess the current tensions between global media practices and cultural norms, further considering alternatives in global communication that could better... more...

  • The Evolution of Mediaby Michael A. Noll

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 34.99

    A concise introduction to the evolution of communication media, The Evolution of Media is unique in that it treats both mass media and interpersonal media. The first part of the book describes the history and development of media technology. The second and third parts develop a taxonomy for media and compare their technological requirements, applications,... more...

  • Ethical Issues in Communication Professionsby Minette Drumwright

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Dynamic, rapid, and radical changes are transforming the communication professions, provoking major implications for ethics. Traditional boundaries blur as media converge; relentless competitive pressures cause some forms of communication to atrophy and permit others to explode; and technological advances occur daily. In this volume, a new generation... more...

  • Medienökonomikby Marie Luise Kiefer; Christian Steininger

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 48.94

    Media are not defined only by their economic function; they are also cultural assets and institutions with growing societal importance. This textbook presents the media primarily from the perspective of the communications sciences rather than from economic theory, discussing the uses and limitations of analysis as applied to the media,... more...

  • Decisionmaking in a Glass Houseby Brigitte Nacos; Robert Y. Shapiro; Pierangelo Isernia

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 43.99

    As we enter the new century, how and to what extent will the new realities of the post-Cold War world, as well as advances in communication technology, influence news reporting, public attitudes, and, most of all, foreign policy decisions on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean? In this volume, American and European scholars examine change and continuity... more...

  • The Linguistics of Newswritingby Daniel Perrin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    The Linguistics of Newswriting focuses on text production in journalistic media as both a socially relevant field of language use and as a strategic field of applied linguistics. The book discusses and paves the way for scientific projects in the emerg­ing field of linguistics of newswriting. From empirical micro and theoretical macro perspectives,... more...

  • Global Communicationby Karin Wilkins; Joe Straubhaar; Shanti Kumar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    This volume interrogates what "global" means in the context of "communication," and who benefits from global communication practices and industries. Emerging scholars contribute their unique perspectives in communication scholarship, charting innovative directions for research that connects empirical evidence with pressing questions of social significance.... more...

  • Media Ethics and Regulationby Christina Chan-Meetoo

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 32.95

    This book provides useful pointers to help journalists navigate the dilemmas they face in the professional practice. It provides an enlightening overview of the views of Mauritian journalists on their own industry and an in-depth look at the South African model for self-regulation. As part of the ethical approach, the book also reviews the main issues... more...

  • In the Middle of the Future Tom Plate on Asiaby Tom Plate

    Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 24.99

    For almost two decades, the columns of journalist Tom Plate have been featured in leading newspapers of the world and have focused entirely on one gigantic subject — the dynamic rise of Asia. Now, for the first time, the best of these columns has been organized into a substantial anthology, annotated with personal comments by Professor Plate,... more...