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- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00
This volume examines the evolution of press freedom in America. A historical overview of philosophical and English origins precedes an exploration into the judicial, regulatory, social, political and economic developments that have shaped press freedoms. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 25.00
For the first time, Euna Lee?the young wife, mother, and film editor detained in North Korea?tells a harrowing, but ultimately inspiring, story of survival and faith in one of the most isolated parts of the world. On March 17, 2009, Lee and her Current TV colleague Laura Ling were working on a documentary about the desperate lives of North Koreans... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 31.95
Based on an in-depth examination of Mexico's print and broadcast media over the last twenty-five years, this book is the most richly detailed account available of the role of the media in democratization, demonstrating the reciprocal relationship between changes in the press and changes in the political system. In addition to illuminating the nature... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 110.00
This volume contains English translations of two early French and German defences of freedom of the press. Elie Luzac's "Essay on Freedom of Expression" defends freedom of the press for atheists, and Carl Friedrich Bahrdt's "On Freedom of the Press and its Limits" argues for it as a human right. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
An incisive analysis of the use of the press for propaganda purposes during conflicts, using the first Gulf War and the intervention in Kosovo as case studies. As the contemporary analysis of propaganda during conflict has tended to focus considerably upon visual and instant media coverage, this book redresses the imbalance and contributes to the... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 15.99
Before Barbara Walters, before Katie Couric, there was Nancy Dickerson. The first female member of the Washington TV news corps, Nancy was the only woman covering many of the most iconic events of the sixties. She was the first reporter to speak to President Kennedy after his inauguration and she was on the Mall with Martin Luther King Jr. during the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
From this book, you will gain an understanding of the global media marketplace - the technology, the players and the issues. The role of news agencies, sources and networks are explored covering the issues of ethics, global media ownership and control. Find out how journalists are using the web and learn even newer ways to collect and communicate information.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 32.95
The media plays an important role in contemporary society - and in contemporary debate. Today, the traditional accusations of a liberal bias in media are accompanied by worries of a rise in right-wing media outlets and the stifling effects of corporate media ownership. This book examines theses changes and more. Ages 16+ more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95
The post-revolutionary state in Iran has tried to amalgamate ?Sharia with electricity? and modernity with what it considers as ?Islam?. While sympathetic to private capital, through quasi anti-capitalist politics, the state began to restrict market-relations, confiscate major assets of sections of the Iranian bourgeoisie, and nationalize major aspects... more...