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  • Television News and the Elderlyby Michael L. Hilt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    This concise survey investigates the television general managers? and news directors? attitudes towards the elderly in the United States. Originally published in 1997, it raises important issues of ageing in relation to the media with specific focus on the older viewer?s status as a viewing audience of the news and how they are presented in the news.... more...

  • Televising Democraciesby Bob Franklin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    Published in 1992, this was the first book to assess the impact of television broadcasting on the House of Commons and its Member?s behaviour. It looks at the implications for political journalism as well as broader questions concerning the role of media in a democracy. Bringing together contributions from senior broadcasters, politicians from... more...

  • China Turned Onby James Lull

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    The years following the Cultural Revolution saw the arrival of television as part of China?s effort to ?modernize? and open up to the West. Endorsed by the Deng Xiaoping regime as a ?bridge? between government and the people, television became at once the official mouthpiece of the Communist Party and the most popular form of entertainment for Chinese... more...

  • The Use and Abuse of Televisionby J. Mallory Wober

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    A critical review of the harms and benefits of television that also examines systems for maximizing television's benefits. The author breaks away from the conventional jargon of audience measurement and other traditional research methods, proposing instead new and alternative European and Australian methods of evaluating programming. Typical characterizations... more...

  • Remote Controlby Ellen Seiter; Hans Borchers; Gabriele Kreutzner; Eva-Maria Warth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    The ways in which we watch television tell us much about our views of gender, the family and society. Bringing together the leading experts in the field of audience studies, this book investigates how viewers watch television, and what they think about the programmes they see. Originally published in 1989, the book is divided into two sections which... more...

  • Videology and Utopiaby Alfred Willener; Guy Milliard; Alex Ganty

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    When this book was originally published in 1976, video represented a new instrument, a new medium, and a new field of research with largely unrealized potential. The video-taperecorder was an addition to the technology of mass communications, a handy gadget for recording synchronized images and sound on magnetic tapes for storage or simultaneous playback.... more...

  • Punching Inby Alex Frankel

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    During a two-year urban adventure through the world of commerce, journalist Alex Frankel proudly wore the brown uniform of the UPS driver, folded endless stacks of T-shirts at Gap, brewed espressos for the hordes at Starbucks, interviewed (but failed to get hired) at Whole Foods, enrolled in management training at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and sold iPods... more...

  • The Imperial Messengerby Belen Fernandez

    Verso Books 2011; US$ 16.95

    Factual errors, ham-fisted analysis, and contradictory assertions?compounded by a penchant for mixed metaphors and name-dropping?distinguish the work of Pulitzer Prize?winning New York Times columnist and author Thomas Friedman. The Imperial Messenger reveals the true value of this media darling, a risible writer whose success tells us much about... more...

  • Enchanted Objectsby David Rose

    Scribner 2014; US$ 28.00

    In the tradition of Who Owns the Future? and The Second Machine Age , an MIT Media Lab scientist imagines how everyday objects can intuit our needs and improve our lives. We are now standing at the precipice of the next transformative development: the Internet of Things. Soon, connected technology will be embedded in hundreds of everyday objects... more...

  • The Man from Essenceby Edward Lewis; Audrey Edwards; Camille Cosby

    Atria Books 2014; US$ 25.00

    Essence magazine is the most popular, well respected, and largest circulated black women?s magazine in history. Largely unknown is the remarkable story of what it took to earn that distinction. The Man from Essence depicts with candor and insight how Edward Lewis, CEO and publisher of Essence, started a magazine with three black men who would... more...