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  • About to Dieby Barbie Zelizer

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99

    Images of people about to die surface repeatedly in the news, particularly around the difficult and unsettled events of war, political revolution, terrorism, natural disaster, and other crises. Their appearance raises questions: What equips an image to deliver the news; how much does the public need to know to make sense of what they see; and what... more...

  • Covering Islamby Edward W Said

    Random House 2008; US$ 14.01

    From the Iranian hostage crisis through the Gulf War and the World Trade Centre bombing, the West has been haunted by a spectre called 'Islam'. As portrayed by the news media - and by a chorus of government, academic and corporate experts - 'Islam' is synonymous with terrorism and religious hysteria. At the same time, Islamic countries use Islam... more...

  • Fighting for Airby Eric Klinenberg

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 20.99

    A groundbreaking investigative work by a critically acclaimed sociologist on the corporate takeover of local news and what it means for all Americans For the residents of Minot, North Dakota, Clear Channel Communications is synonymous with disaster. Early in the morning of January 18, 2002, a train derailment sent a cloud of poisonous gas drifting... more...

  • Rupert's Adventures in Chinaby Bruce Dover

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 11.20

    When China's reformers eased open the communist giant's doors to the world, they found Rupert Murdoch standing outside in his best suit with a bunch of flowers. Used to being courted by those in power, Murdoch made a clumsy suitor. If the billionaire media mogul thought he could swagger into China and add the world's biggest audience to his News... more...

  • What Liberal Media?by Eric Alterman

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 15.00

    "Bold, counterintuitive, and cathartic.... Alterman is ready for a bar fight, and he comes out swinging."New York Times Book Review more...

  • The Handbook of Media Audiencesby Virginia Nightingale

    Wiley 2011; US$ 214.95

    This handbook offers a comprehensive overview of the complexity and diversity of audience studies in the advent of digital media. Details the study of audiences and how it is changing in relation to digital media Recognizes and appreciates valuable traditional approaches and identifies how they can be applied to, and evolve with, the changing media... more...

  • The Obama Hate Machineby Bill Press

    St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 16.99

    In Toxic Talk , Bill Press exposed the ways in which the extreme right-wing media has done an end run around the American voting populace by exerting a disproportionate control over open political debate. In The Obama Hate Machine , Press returns to show how the Right has taken rhetoric to slanderous new levels in attacking the nation?s forty-fourth... more...

  • Who Speaks for the Climate?by Maxwell T. Boykoff

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 25.00

    This study makes sense of how the media report on climate change and how this influences science and policy decision-making. more...

  • Media Regulationby Peter Lunt; Sonia Livingstone

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 46.00

    Two of the world's foremost media studies academics explore media regulation and its impact on government, commerce and civil society. more...

  • Comparing Media Systems Beyond the Western Worldby Daniel C. Hallin; Paolo Mancini

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    This book explores the relation between media and political systems in a wide range of non-Western contexts. more...