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- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This landmark work centers on media management and economics within a diverse, international, historical and constantly changing environment. The chapters herein reflect the current state of research and present directions for future study. Developed at the 2012 Research Symposium in conjunction with the annual convention of the Broadcast Education... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 36.99
Bettig and Hall present a lively and scathing critique of the contemporary communications industry. They explore recent news events and challenges posed by the Internet and the effects of copyright control, as well as growing corporate influence in the newsroom and the classroom. The authors conclude that current interconnections among media, big business,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 37.99
This fascinating book offers fresh insight into contemporary China and the Chinese diaspora experience and consciousness through a lively and innovative examination of media old and new. Exploring the relationship between media, mobility, and the formation of transnational subjectivities, Wanning Sun shows how media production and consumption within... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 48.33
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...
- 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...