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- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 20.00
?Lincoln believed that ?with public sentiment nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed.? Harold Holzer makes a significant contribution to our understanding of Lincoln?s leadership by showing us how deftly he managed his relations with the press of his day to move public opinion forward to preserve the Union and abolish slavery.? ?Doris Kearns... more...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 36.00
A cutting edge, student friendly introduction to celebrity studies. Historically and sociologically grounded, Barron covers a broad range of theories and theorists alongside a wealth of global case studies and examples - from Julius Ceasar to modern digtial fandom. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 28.00
Media Framing of the Muslim Worl d examines and explains how news about Islam and the Muslim world is produced and consumed, and how it impacts on relations between Islam and the West. The authors cover key issues in this relationship including the reporting on war and conflict, terrorism, asylum seekers and the Arab Spring. 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...
- Brookings Institution Press 2006; US$ 19.99
Americans often forget that, just as they watch the world through U.S. media, they are also being watched. Foreign correspondents based in the United States report news and provide context to events that are often unfamiliar or confusing to their readers back home. Unfortunately, there has been too little thoughtful examination of the foreign press... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
Is it ethical to pass yourself off as black if you are Caucasian, as Rachel Dolezai, the president of a local chapter of the NAACP, did in 2015? Was it ethical for Donald Sterling, the former owner of the NBA team, to use racially inflammatory language? Is it ethical to exaggerate or fabricate the importance of one?s role, as Brian Williams... more...
- Atria Books 2002; US$ 18.99
We're all familiar with the warning, "Don't believe everything you see or hear." Bill Press, the popular co-host of CNN's Crossfire, will have you wondering whether you should believe anything at all. Spin -- intentional manipulation of the truth -- is everywhere. It's in the White House, in the courtrooms, in headlines and advertising slogans.... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 52.95 US$ 45.89
Understanding Media Users: From Theory to Practice focuses on the blurred concept of the “ active audience” at the core of media studies. examines the relationship between media and audiences by one of the world’s leading media scholars provides a history of media effects’ and an overview of the current analytical approaches... more...