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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 75.95
MediaSport is a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which sport and the media interact. It is written by leading experts from around the world in the field of sports studies, sports journalism and leisure studies. Among the subjects covered are: * sports ethics * sport and race * sport and gender * sport and violence on television * the globalization... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2005; US$ 14.95
Now entering Hollywood Nation?where fact blurs with fiction, virtue with vice Millions of Americans are outraged by the radical politics of self-appointed celebrity pundits like Michael Moore, Barbra Streisand, Sean Penn, and Susan Sarandon. And actually, these stars? public pronouncements could be the least of our worries, as New York Times bestselling... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00
This volume examines the evolution of press freedom in America. A historical overview of philosophical and English origins precedes an exploration into the judicial, regulatory, social, political and economic developments that have shaped press freedoms. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
This edited collection introduces news media studies to the undergraduate reader. Drawing together an exciting selection of original essays from journalism, cultural studies and media studies, this text highlights several of the most significant topics and debates in this field. Journalism is organized to address a series of themes pertinent to the... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00
Power of the News Media helps readers understand the function of the news media, how it shapes attitudes, and how to evaluate its content. This important volume provides a useful tool for librarians, teachers, and others concerned with education and media issues. Providing a variety of perspectives and drawing on books, articles, and Internet sources,... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 41.95
Tabloid Britain examines four popular tabloid newspapers and uncovers the variety of linguistic strategies they use to depict contemporary Britain. Martin Conboy considers how this imaginary community of the British nation is drawn through themes such as 'outsiders' and 'insiders', women, celebrity, history and politics. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
For two generations of Americans, reading Ann Landers's daily column was as important as eating breakfast. For nearly fifty years an entire nation turned to this quick-witted, worldly-wise counselor for advice on everything from dinner etiquette to sex. But who was the woman behind the byline? Iowa-born Eppie Lederer was first hired by the Chicago... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 9.99
Journalism has an indelible effect on our worldview--from the fight against global terrorism to the American presidential elections, the cult of celebrity to the latest environmental coups. In this intriguing book Ian Hargreaves argues that the core principles of 'freedom of the press' and the necessity of exposing the truth are as vital today... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2008; US$ 24.95
Most of us will never know what its like to parachute out of a Cessna, tend goal for the Boston Bruins, burn rubber on a NASCAR track, scale Everest, or quarterback the Detroit Lions. So its our good fortune when dauntless literary journalists actually play the sports they coverreturning with firsthand tales from inside the... more...