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  • Cyberfactoriesby Barbara Czarniawska

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    Have you ever wondered how organizations decide which news is important? This insightful book portrays in detail everyday work in three news agencies: Swedish TT, Italian ANSA and the worldwide Reuters. This unique study is about organizing rather than journalism, revealing two accelerating phenomena: cybernization (machines play a more and more central... more...

  • The Global Journalistby Philip Seib

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 38.99

    This provocative book argues that not only do U.S. news media have the duty to cover international events that affect the interests of the public and the government, but they also should 'shake awake the world's conscience' by bringing more attention to international conflict and suffering?in hopes of spurring humanitarian action or intervention to... more...

  • The Politics of Southeast Asia's New Mediaby William Atkins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00

    The past decade has seen a major structural shift in broadcasting in Southeast Asia, with the development of digital satellite and cable broadcasting. This shift has impacted upon some of the most information-sensitive governments in the world: Singapore, Malaysia and, until recently, Indonesia. Atkins traces this development in five countries, showing... more...

  • Democracy, Media and Law in Malaysia and Singaporeby Andrew T. Kenyon; Tim Marjoribanks; Amanda Whiting

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Commentators on the media in Southeast Asia either emphasise with optimism the prospect for new media to provide possibilities for greater democratic discourse, or else, less optimistically, focus on the continuing ability of governments to exercise tight and sophisticated control of the media. This book explores these issues with reference to Malaysia... more...

  • Historical Guide to World Media Freedomby Jenifer Whitten-Woodring; Douglas A. Van Belle

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 136.00

    Scholars of international relations and international communications view the extent of media freedom from country to country as a key comparative indicator either by itself or in correlation with other indices of national political and economic development. This indicator serves as a bellwether for gauging the health and spread of democracy. Historical... more...

  • Alternatives to Freedomby William L. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    This authoritative text concerns itself with freedom and `alternatives to freedom', based on original survey research of public attitudes to civil and political rights. It combines and connects explicit and implicit arguments for freedom, with the judgements of public opinion on two levels the general public and politicians encouraging the reader to... more...

  • Fairfax: The Rise and Fallby Colleen Ryan

    Melbourne University Press 2014; US$ 6.65

    Fairfax - once a great Australian media company - faces a grim future. Newspapers worldwide are faltering in the face of competition from the internet, but the fate of Fairfax stands out as being particularly cruel. The carnage is barely credible. more...

  • International News in the Digital Ageby Judith Clarke; Michael Bromley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    The new research presented in this volume suggests that general perceptions (cultural, psychological, geographical), allied to the customs and values of journalism, and underpinned by the uses of technology, significantly shape international news. This gives rise to a blend of the old and the new; traditions of cultural centredness and innovative... more...

  • Media and Democratic Transition in South Koreaby Ki-Sung Kwak

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Since South Korea achieved partial democracy in 1987, the country has moved away from authoritarian political control. However, after two decades of democratic transition, South Korea still does not have a strong liberal, individualist culture ? something that has brought about a wide range of scholarly discussion on the nature of democracy practised... more...

  • Social Policy, the Media and Misrepresentationby Bob Franklin

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    Social Policy, the Media and Misrepresentation examines aspects of news media reporting of social policy and how such coverage can influence processes of policy-making and implementation. It offers an appraisal of the complex inter-relationships between news media, news sources, the content of media coverage of social policy and its impact on audiences,... more...