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  • Ethics and Professional Persuasionby Ralph D. Barney

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 58.95

    Examining the applied media ethics question of professional persuasion, this special double issue resulted from a colloquium and conference on allowable ethical limits of deception in professional persuasion. Participants were invited to reason their way toward a threshold that would define acceptable deception for a professional persuader in pursuit... more...

  • Children and Mediaby Dafna Lemish

    Wiley 2014; US$ 41.95 US$ 36.36

    Taking a global and interdisciplinary approach, Children and Media explores the role of modern media, including the internet, television, mobile media and video games, in the development of children, adolescents, and childhood. Primer to global issues and core research into children and the media integrating work from around the world ... more...

  • Beyond representationby Geraldine Harris

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 20.99 US$ 18.05

    Beyond representation explores whether the last thirty years witnessed signs of 'progress' or 'progressiveness' in the representation of 'marginalised' or subaltern identity categories within television drama in Britain and the US. In doing so, it interrogates some of the key assumptions concerning the relationship between aesthetics and the politics... more...

  • Watching the Worldby Thomas Austin

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    Screen documentary has experienced a marked rise in visibility and popularity in recent years. What are the reasons for the so-called 'boom' in documentaries at the cinema? How has television documentary met the challenge of new formats? And how do audiences engage with documentaries on screen? Watching the world extends the reach of documentary studies... more...

  • You Have to Stand for Something, Or You'll Fall for Anythingby Star Jones

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 19.00

    Smart, funny, provocative--she writes it like she talks it on The View! Strongly held beliefs, a wicked sense of humor, and take-no-prisoners opinions--her many fans have come to expect all this and more from Star Jones, co-host of ABC-TV's hit show The View. In this remarkable book, the former New York City prosecutor shows why she has ... more...

  • Rich Media, Poor Democracyby Robert W. McChesney

    The New Press 2015; US$ 22.99

    First published to great acclaim in 2000, Rich Media, Poor Democracy is Robert W. McChesney?s magnum opus. Called a rich, penetrating study? by Noam Chomsky, the book is a meticulously researched exposition of how U.S. media and communication empires are threatening effective democratic governance. What happens when a few conglomerates dominate... more...

  • Race, Myth and the Newsby Christopher P. Campbell

    SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 54.00 US$ 45.90

    How are the perceptions of the majority culture, the `preferred readings', reflected in television news? How do they reinforce stereotyped attitudes on race? This interpretive analysis presents evidence of racism, including under-representation, within news texts. The author examines the values, traditions and practices of news production that, often... more...

  • Journalism Nextby Mark E. Briggs

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 30.00

    The Third Edition of Journalism Next: A Practical Guide to Digital Reporting and Publishing is the most informed, practical, and succinct guide to digital technology for journalists. Author Mark Briggs? forward-thinking techniques and accessible style prepares today?s journalists for tomorrow?s media landscape transformations. Readers will learn... more...

  • The Art of Movie Storyboardsby Fionnuala Halligan

    Octopus 2015; US$ 24.99

    The unsung heroes of film, storyboard artists are the first to give vision to a screenplay, translating words on the page into shots for the screen.Their work is a unique art form in itself. Many storyboards are beautiful in their own right, but ultimately the skill of the artist lies in their visual communication of a script, with multiple factors... more...

  • BioShock and Philosophyby Luke Cuddy; William Irwin

    Wiley 2015; US$ 17.95 US$ 12.57

    Considered a sign of the ‘coming of age’ of video games as an artistic medium, the award-winning BioShock franchise covers vast philosophical ground. BioShock and Philosophy: Irrational Game, Rational Book  presents expert reflections by philosophers (and Bioshock connoisseurs) on this critically acclaimed and immersive fan-favorite.... more...