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Media Analysis

  • Trust Ownership and the Future of Newsby Gavin Ellis

    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...

  • Reverse Engineering Social Mediaby Robert W Gehl

    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...

  • Describing Discourseby Nicola Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    For anyone approaching Discourse Analysis for the first time, theory means little when it is not related to actual knowledge and experience of language in use. Describing Discourse takes the unique approach of introducing discourse studies through the hands-on analysis of linguistic data. The book introduces students to specific discourses constructed... more...

  • Digital Warsby Charles Arthur

    Kogan Page 2014; US$ 22.50

    The first time that Apple, Google and Microsoft found themselves sharing the same digital space was 1998. They were radically different companies and they would subsequently fight a series of pitched battles for control of different parts of the digital landscape. They could not know of the battles to come. But they would be world-changing. This new... more...

  • Media Firmsby Robert G. Picard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Media Firms presents studies applying the company level approach to media and communication firms. It explores differences among missions, strategies, organizational choices, and other business decisions. Reviewing economic factors and pressures on media and communications companies, this book seeks to improve understanding of how these elements... more...

  • The Palgrave Handbook of European Media Policyby Karen Donders; Caroline Pauwels; Jan Loisen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 210.00

    Containing state-of-the-art contributions on the various domains of European media policies, this Handbook deals with theoretical approaches to European media policy: its historical development; specific policies for film, television, radio and the Internet; and international aspects of the fragmented policy domain. more...

  • Media and the Well-Being of Children and Adolescentsby Amy B. Jordan; Daniel Romer

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • Analyzing Media Messagesby Daniel Riff; Stephen Lacy; Frederick Fico

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Analyzing Media Messages is a primer for learning the technique of systematic, quantitative analysis of communication content. Rich with examples of recent and classic applications, it provides solutions to problems encountered in conducting content analysis, and it is written so that students can readily understand and apply the techniques. ... more...

  • Rupert Murdochby Rodney Tiffen

    University of New South Wales Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    Rather than focusing on particular aspects of Rupert Murdoch?s personality or career, this comprehensive biography traces the whole of the Australian media tycoon?s business trajectory, the entrepreneurial strategies that led to his early successes, and his later exercises of monopolistic power. It examines the development and evolution of his business,... more...

  • Attacks on the Pressby Committee to Protect Journalists

    Wiley 2014; US$ 30.00

    The world's most comprehensive guide to international press freedom Every day, journalists around the world face incredible risks—from imprisonment and assassination to simply just "disappearing"—all for the ethical practice of their profession. Caught between wars and uprisings and corrupt police and drug cartels, as well as increasingly... more...