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  • Exception to the Rulersby Amy Goodman; David Goodman

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 22.68

    A fresh voice from the eother America', investigative journalist Amy Goodman exposes corporate cronyism, media spin and the systematic undermining of democracy in George Bush's USA. more...

  • Media, Markets, and Democracyby C. Edwin Baker

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00

    Economic and democratic theory justify deviations from free trade in media products. more...

  • Distant Sufferingby Luc Boltanski; Graham D. Burchell

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 40.00

    Considers morally acceptable response to images of war, famine etc. brought to us by television. more...

  • More Damned Lies and Statisticsby Joel Best

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 29.95

    In this sequel to the acclaimed Damned Lies and Statistics, which the Boston Globe said "deserves a place next to the dictionary on every school, media, and home-office desk," Joel Best continues his straightforward, lively, and humorous account of how statistics are produced, used, and misused by everyone from researchers to journalists. Underlining... more...

  • Reporters on the Battlefieldby Christopher Paul; James J. Kim

    RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95

    Focusing on the embedded press system deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom, this book attempts to answer the following questions: How effective was the embedded press system in meeting the needs of the three main constituencies-the press, the military, and the citizens of the United States? What policy history led to the innovation of an embedded... more...

  • Intifada Hits the Headlinesby Daniel Dor

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    In this nuanced and detailed study of newspaper reporting during the escalation of the second Intifada in the fall of 2000, Daniel Dor shows how real events are subject to distortion and manipulation by the media. In an analysis of the heart of Israel's media establishment -- the newspapers Yediot Ahronot,... more...

  • Understanding Media Economicsby Gillian Doyle

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 60.00

    `This book provides an extremely well written and informative introduction to the subject of media economics, characterized by clarity in the explanation of concepts or frameworks and by a balanced discussion for the respective positions in areas of debate' - Paul MacDonald, Roehampton Institute more...

  • Damned Lies and Statisticsby Joel Best

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 12.95

    Startling statistics shape our thinking about social issues. But all too often, these numbers are wrong. Examining how bad statistics emerge, spread, and come to shape policy debates, this book provides a guide to spotting, and learning to think critically, about these influential numbers. more...

  • What's Wrong With Competition Policy In New Mediaby Chris Marsden; Damian Tambini

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    The current European consensus on competition in communications is based on a shared vision of contemporary market and technological developments. Roughly stated, the position, outlined in the 1994 Bangemann Report and the 1997 European Green Paper on Convergence (Marsden and Verhulst 1999, Blackman, 1998), claims the following: B Due to the ??end... more...

  • Propaganda, the Press and Conflictby David R. Willcox

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    An incisive analysis of the use of the press for propaganda purposes during conflicts, using the first Gulf War and the intervention in Kosovo as case studies. As the contemporary analysis of propaganda during conflict has tended to focus considerably upon visual and instant media coverage, this book redresses the imbalance and contributes to the... more...