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  • O. J. Simpson Facts and Fictionsby Darnell M. Hunt

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 44.00

    Analyses media coverage of O. J. Simpson trial and divided reactions of 'White' and African Americans. more...

  • Concepts in Film Theoryby J. Dudley Andrew

    Oxford University Press 1984; US$ 28.99

    A remarkable continuation of Dudley Andrew's classic, The Major Film Theories, this work focuses on the key concepts in film study: perception, representation, signification, narrative structure, adaptation, evaluation, identification, figuration, and interpretation. Beginning with a lucid introductory chapter on the current state of film theory, Andrew... more...

  • Cinema and the Great Warby Andrew Kelly

    Routledge 1997; US$ 148.00

    An exploration of the development of anti-war cinema in Britain, America, Germany and France from the ground-breaking Lay Down Your Arms in 1914 through to Stanley Kubrick's Paths of Glory more...

  • Media Sport Starsby Garry Whannel

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95

    Media Sport Stars considers how masculinity and male identity are represented through images of sport and sport stars. From the pre-radio era to today's specialist TV channels, newspaper supplements and websites, Whannel traces the growing cultural importance of sport and sportmen, showing how the very practices of sport are still bound up with the... more...

  • Remote Controlby Catharine Lumby; Elspeth Probyn

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 44.00

    This book examines the ethical challenges posed by new media formats, technologies and audiences. more...

  • MediaSpeakby Roy Fox

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 87.00

    This text defines and analyzes the content, structure and values of three predominant types of public discourse, labelled Doublespeak, Salespeak and Sensationspeak. These media messages are examined to determine how they are constructed and how they influence individuals, ideology and culture. more...

  • Taming of the Press, The: Cohen v. Cowles Media Companyby Elliot Rothenberg

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 96.00

    Cohen v. Cowles Media Company changed the course of First Amendment media law. After a quarter century of decisions interpreting the First Amendment to give media organizations preferential treatment, the Supreme Court ruled in 1991 that the Constitution did not give the press immunity from the laws ordinary citizens must obey. The American Bar... more...

  • No Sense of Placeby Joshua Meyrowitz

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 24.99

    Introduction: Behavior in Its Place Part I--Media as Change Mechanisms Media and Behavior: A Missing Link Media, Situations, and Behavior Why Roles Change When Media Change Part II--From Print Situations to Electronic Situations The Merging of Public Spheres The Blurring of Public and Private Behaviors The Separation of Social Place from Physical... more...

  • Everything Bad is Good for Youby Steven Johnson

    Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00

    Forget everything you?ve ever read about the age of dumbed-down, instant-gratification culture. In this provocative, unfailingly intelligent, thoroughly researched, and surprisingly convincing big idea book, Steven Johnson draws from fields as diverse as neuroscience, economics, and media theory to argue that the pop culture we soak in every day?from... more...

  • Architectures of Illusionby Franç Penz; ois; Maureen Thomas

    Intellect 2003; US$ 10.00

    The world of media production is in a state of rapid transformation. In this age of the Internet, interactivity and digital broadcasting, do traditional standards of quality apply or must we identify and implement new criteria? This profile of the work of the Cambridge University Moving Image Studio (CUMIS), presents a strong argument that new developments... more...