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- Wiley 2009; US$ 50.95
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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 15.99
An urgent, erudite, and practical book that redefines literacy to embrace how we think and communicate now We live in a world that is awash in visual storytelling. The recent technological revolutions in video recording, editing, and distribution are more akin to the development of movable type than any other such revolution in the last five... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Random House 2008; US$ 17.58
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...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 12.78
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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
Never Too Young to Be Sexy Living with Children in Today?s Sexualized World It has never been easy being a parent. But today, it has gotten even more difficult. A 2002 survey by an organization called Public Agenda found that 76 percent of parents felt it was a lot harder to raise children today than when they were growing up, and 47 percent reported... 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 51.95
“This much-needed volume provides up-to-date, cutting-edge research and scholarship on one of the most researched but still little understood media concepts, that of 'the audience'” - Karen Ross, University of Liverpool “Admirably comprehensive and with original contributions from leading scholars in the field, this is a volume... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 33.95
“A terrific resource filled with fresh ideas linking media literacy to political economy, public pedagogy, critical citizenship, and, of course, “youth voice.” The text is expansive and deep—just what we need during these times of perpetual digital change.” -- Elisabeth Soep, Senior Producer & Research Director of... more...