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- Intellect Books Ltd 2011; US$ 25.00
Participation has become fashionable again, but at the same time it has always played a crucial role in our contemporary societies, and it has been omnipresent in a surprisingly large number of societal fields. In the case of the media sphere, the present-day media conjuncture is now considered to be the most participatory ever, but media participation... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 52.99
Media and the Well-Being of Children and Adolescents brings together many of the field's most important scholars and media professionals to present cutting-edge theory and empirical research on both the benefits and risks to youth development. It examines the role that media play in the every-day lives of young people and their families, and considers... more...
- Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 74.95
A classic work, Munitions of the mind traces how propaganda has formed part of the fabric of conflict since the dawn of warfare, and how in its broadest definition it has also been part of a process of persuasion at the heart of human communication. Stone more...
- 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...
- Temple University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Robert Gehl's timely critique, Reverse Engineering Social Media , rigorously analyzes the ideas of social media and software engineers, using these ideas to find contradictions and fissures beneath the surfaces of glossy sites such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter. Gehl adeptly uses a mix of software studies, science and technology... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
Thong panties, padded bras, and risqué Halloween costumes for young girls. T-shirts that boast ?Chick Magnet? for toddler boys. Sexy content on almost every television channel, as well as in books, movies, video games, and even cartoons. Hot young female pop stars wearing provocative clothing and dancing suggestively while singing songs with sexual... more...
- Atria Books 2002; US$ 13.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Crumbling business models mean news media structures must change. Gavin Ellis explores the past and present use of newspaper trusts ? drawing on case studies such as the Guardian , the Irish Times and the Pulitzer Prize winning Tampa Bay Times ? to make the case for a form of ownership dedicated to sustaining high quality journalism. more...