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- Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 125.00
Public opinion polls point to a continuing decline in confidence in the Presidency, court system, the news media, state government, public education, and other key institutions. This text analyzes the reasons for this crises of confidence, with particular attention to the role of the media. more...
- Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00
Broadcasting is arguably the most influential and powerful industry operating today. The media impose an inescapable presence in contemporary life and infuse all areas of public communication. But what is the quality of the relationship between ?broadcaster? and ?citizen?? Do the media and media authorities take the audience's interests seriously into... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 90.00
The contemporary consumer is bombarded with fear-inducing images and information. This media shower of imagery is equalled only by the sheer quantity of fear-assuaging products offered for our consumption. The contributors address questions raised by the saturation of social space by capitalized fear. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 67.50
Illustrates how people engaged in struggles over race, class and gender have influenced the way the nation made sense of key media events such as the O. J. Simpson murder trial, the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas hearings, the L.A. riots, and the family values debate between Dan Quayle and Murphy Brown. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 72.00
A provocative reading of the use and manipulation of the body in advertising under Italian fascism, Bodily Regimes offers an enlightening look at the relationship between fascism and capitalism. It is unique in its focus on the intertwined relations of race, class, and gender in the construction of the Italian subject. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 67.50
This groundbreaking volume uses the media to show how questions of gender and economics are inextricably linked to issues of power in Western capitalist societies. Integrating political economy and feminism, it offers a new understanding of communication at the personal, experiential, institutional, and structural levels?and exposes all the subtle... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Every era has its merger; every era has its story. For the New Media age it was an even bigger disaster: the AOL-Time Warner deal. At the time AOL and Time Warner were considered a matchless combination of old media content and new media distribution. But very soon after the deal was announced things started to go bad?and then from bad to worse.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 24.99
If the West are to win the war on terror, the author explains, governments have to interact with the media at home and abroad in order to control the way they are perceived. By taking readers inside Al Jazeera, he offers a behind-the-scenes look at the controversial news channel and shows how the West can harness it to its advantage. more...