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- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
The last quarter of a century has seen an unprecedented wave of democratization around the globe. In these transitions from authoritarian rule to a more democratic order, the media have played a key role both by facilitating, but frequently also inhibiting, democratic practices to take root. This book provides an accessible and systematic introduction... more...
- For Beginners 2007; US$ 14.95
Noam Chomsky has written some 30 books, he is one of the most-quoted authors on Earth, The New York Times calls him ?arguably the most important intellectual alive? ? yet most people have no idea who he is or what he?s about. Chomsky For Beginners tells you what he?s about: Chomsky is known for his work in two distinct areas ? Linguistics and...... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00
? Provides a compelling and unique perspective of American politics through the early adoptions of technology by the press, especially in the era of electronic broadcasting and information technology in the 20th century ? Thoroughly documents the early emergence of the uses of radio, television, and the Internet across history ? Offers up-to-date... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
If Rupert Murdoch and Sumner Redstone are so smart, why are their stocks long-term losers? We live in the age of big Media, with the celebrity moguls telling us that "content is king." But for all the excitement, glamour, drama, and publicity they produce, why can't these moguls and their companies manage to deliver better returns than you'd... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 16.99
Rupert Murdoch's multibillion-dollar purchase of the Wall Street Journal in 2007 was but one more chapter in an untold story: the rise of an integrated conservative media machine that all began with Rush Limbaugh in the 1980s. Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Joseph Cappella--two of the nation's foremost experts on politics and communications--here... more...
- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 26.00
When the first edition of The Media Monopoly was published in 1983, critics called Ben Bagdikian's warnings about the chilling effects of corporate ownership and mass advertising on the nation's news "alarmist." Since then, the number of corporations controlling most of America's daily newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations, book publishers,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00
Based on the meticulous research of the news watchdog organization Media Matters for America, David Brock and Ari Rabin-Havt show how Fox News, under its president Roger Ailes, changed from a right-leaning news network into a partisan advocate for the Republican Party. The Fox Effect follows the career of Ailes from his early work as a television... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 59.95
Global Communication is the most definitive text on multi-national communication and media conglomerates, exploring how global media, particularly CNN, the BBC, Euronews, and Al Jazeera, influence audiences and policy makers alike. Includes four completely new chapters on Asian media, Euromedia, the Middle East, and public diplomacy from a post... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 9.95
Our Media, Not Theirs! The Democratic Struggle Against Corporate Media examines how the current media system in the United States undermines democracy, and what we can do to change it. McChesney and Nichols begin by detailing how the media system has come to be dominated by a handful of transnational conglomerates that use their immense political and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 76.95
Controversies in Media Ethics offers students, instructors and professionals multiple perspectives on media ethics issues presenting vast "gray areas" and few, if any, easy answers. This third edition includes a wide range of subjects, and demonstrates a willingness to tackle the problems raised by new technologies, new media, new politics and new... more...