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- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 35.00
With increasing interest in media power across media policy and the cultural industries, this is a timely revisting of the classic idea of 'media imperialism'. Boyd-Barrett presents a thorough retake for the 21st Century, exploring how structures of power still regulate our access to media. more...
- Atlantic Books 2010; US$ 11.99
The Internet Age: on the face of it, an era of unprecedented freedom in both communication and culture. Yet in the past, each major new medium, from telephone to satellite television, has crested on a wave of similar idealistic optimism, before succumbing to the inevitable undertow of industrial consolidation. Every once free and open technology has,... more...
- Karnac Books 2013; US$ 18.95
Shrinking the News brings together Coline Covington's wide range of articles from her regular column in the online newspaper, The Week. The articles cover current events from October 2008 until December 2010, concluding with more recent articles from 2013.These articles form a fascinating psychoanalytic insight on crime, politics, the economy, sports... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.00
In this classic work, now updated, the author of Culture and Imperialism reveals the hidden agendas and distortions of fact that underlie even the most "objective" coverage of the Islamic world. From the Iranian hostage crisis through the Gulf War and the bombing of the World Trade Center, the American news media have portrayed "Islam" as a monolithic... more...
- SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 51.00
Introduction to Media Literacy builds students? media literacy step-by-step to make them more knowledgeable about all facets of the media and more strategic users of media messages. In nine streamlined chapters, all of the essential media topics are covered ? from understanding media audiences, industries, and effects to confronting controversies... more...
- Kogan Page 2007; US$ 39.95
Branded Entertainment explains how product placement, a long-time phenomenon in films, has gone beyond this to now embrace all media. Citing examples from film, to music video, to computer games, the author explains the: history and development of product placement; advantages of this form of brand advertising; methods employed by different brands.... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.00
Every so often an author explains our culture in such a new and original way that from that day on we see the world around us in a new light. From Understanding Media by Marshall McLuhan through Nicholas Negroponte's Being Digital. the books that have shown us the clearest vision of the future have been those that recognize the central role of mass... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 23.00
In Body Politic , David Shields looks at contemporary America and its mythology through the lens of professional and college sports. The result is an unusually insightful and provocative book about an empire in denial. Shields relentlessly examines the way we tell our sports stories (both fictional and nonfictional), considers the kinds of athletes... more...