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- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 36.00
The first book of its kind in this cutting edge discipline, this is a comprehensive reference text for teaching and research on cultural intermediaries, covering theoretical foundations, methodological approaches, and original case studies of occupations. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 6.79
In the history of television, there are very few shows that can truly be called "classics." The Dick Van Dyke Show is one of those few--and for the first time, authors Weissman and Sanders have succeed in capturing the unique flavor of this very appealing, warm comedy that went straight to the heart of the American public. An affectionate and... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 20.99
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...
- Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 18.99
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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 19.00
Strongly held beliefs, a wicked sense of humor, and take-no-prisoners opinions?the many fans of Star Jones, former co-host of ABC's The View, have come to expect all this and more. In this remarkable book, the former New York City prosecutor shows why she became one of the most quoted and respected media personalities on television. Here she... more...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 54.00
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...