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- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 39.95
At once deeply historical and surprisingly timely, Having it All in the Belle Epoque shows how the debates that continue to captivate high-achieving women in America and Europe can be traced back to the early 1900s in France. The first two photographic magazines aimed at women, Femina and La Vie Heureuse created a female role model who could... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Since the emergence of social media in the journalistic landscape, the BBC has sought to produce reporting more connected to its audience while retaining its authority as a public broadcaster in crisis reporting. Using empirical analysis of crisis news production at the BBC, this book shows that the emergence of social media at the BBC and the need... more...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69
This book charts the rise and fall of the newspaper as the primary medium for the conveyance of news. Chapters, from the foremost scholars in the field, offer an explicitly comparative analysis of the two of the most influential media markets in the modern world - Great Britain and the United States between 1688 and 1995 more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 24.95 US$ 14.97
An inside look at the shocking decline of Reuters. * Features exclusive interviews with Reuters staffers, competitors, and clients * Written by two former Reuters journalists * Examines one of the biggest stories in recent journalism history more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95
De-Scribing Empire is a stunning collection of first-class essays. Collectively they examine the formative role of books, writing and textuality in imperial control and the fashioning of colonial world-views. The volume as a whole puts forward strategies for understanding and neutralising that control, and as such is a major contribution to the field.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
Like the corset, the women's magazines which emerged in the nineteenth century produced a `natural' idea of femininity: the domestic wife; the fashionable woman; the romancing and desirable girl. Their legacy, from agony aunts to fashion plates, are easily traced in their modern counterparts. But do these magazines and their promises empower or disempower... more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 47.00
Traditional news values no longer hold, infotainment has the day. Journalism is in a terminal state of decline. Or so some contemporary commentators would argue. Although there has been a great diversity in format and ownership over time, Conboy demonstrates the surprising continuity of concerns in the history of journalism. more...
- SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 46.00
Martin Conboy explores the complex and dynamic relationship between the popular press and popular culture. He argues for the importance of an historical perspective in understanding the contemporary relationship between the popular and the press. The book concludes with an analysis of the popular press in a globalized media environment. more...