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- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 45.00
Richly detailed and empirically grounded, this first book-length study of infotainment and its globalization by a leading scholar of global communication, offers a comprehensive and critical analysis of this emerging phenomenon. Going beyond - both geographically and theoretically - the 'dumbing down' discourse, largely confined to the Anglo-American... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
Making the News provides a cross-national perspective on key features of journalism and news-making cultures and the changing media landscape in contemporary Europe. . Focusing on the key trends, practices and issues in contemporary journalism and news cultures, Paschal Preston maps the major contours of change as well as the broader industrial,... more...
- SAGE India 2007; US$ 32.95
The Indian media is witnessing an explosive situation with newspaper and magazine. circulations increasing in great numbers and television news channelsin. both English and regional languagesgoing up by the day. Internet news portals,. too, are recording a good number of hits. Journalism, then, holds tremendous promise for both seasoned... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 39.00
Written by two practitioner-academics (who between them have more than fifty years of news industry experience), News Values analyses the shape of the news industry - a world of rolling news and multimedia platforms, and a world where broadcast news is increasingly considered another element of show business. Detailed chapters include critiques... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95
An authoritative and detailed illustration of the state of journalistic practice in the United States today, The American Journalist in the 21st Century sheds light on the demographic and educational backgrounds, working conditions, and professional and ethical values of print, broadcast, and Internet journalists at the beginning of the 21st century.... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 43.95
Cosmopolitan Publics focuses on China's "cosmopolitans"-Western-educated intellectuals who returned to Shanghai in the late 1920s to publish in English and who, ultimately, became both cultural translators and citizens of the wider world. Shuang Shen highlights their work providing readers with a broader understanding of the role and function... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
This book theorizes the role of media and ICT in today?s media-rich global environment and introduces a new argument of audience complexity in an accessible and lively fashion. Based on an ethnography of Japanese engagement with media and ICT in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Takahashi offers a non-Western case study of some of the world?s most advanced... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
Nearly six decades ago, Hugh Marston Hefner created Playboy magazine, which effectively ignited America?s sexual revolution. The greatest living symbol of the Good Life, Hef created a world for himself that most men have yearned to inhabit, if only briefly, just to know what it?s like to be him. In Hef ?s Little Black Book , this universally envied... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
? Between Two Worlds is an extraordinary story of how an innocent young woman got caught up in the current of political events and met individuals whose stories vividly depict human rights violations in Iran.? ? Shirin Ebadi, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize Between Two World is the harrowing chronicle of Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi?s... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 6.79
Popular Front columnist and New Deal propagandist. Fearless opponent of McCarthyism and feared scourge of official liars. Enterprising, independent reporter and avid amateur classicist. As D.D. Guttenplan puts it in his compelling book, I.F. Stone did what few in his profession could?he always thought for himself. America's most celebrated investigative... more...