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- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1984; US$ 28.99
Concepts in Film Theory is a continuation of Dudley Andrew's classic, The Major Film Theories . In writing now about contemporary theory, Andrew focuses on the key concepts in film study -- perception, representation, signification, narrative structure, adaptation, evaluation, identification, figuration, and interpretation.Beginning with an introductory... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 24.99
Meyrowitz addresses the question of how television has affected our everyday lives by advancing the theory that television and other electronic media create new social situations that no longer depend on where we are or who is "with" us. Television, he claims, has lifted the veils of secrecy between children and adults, men and women, and politicians... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 26.95
We have all heard that Americans are increasingly turning to blogs for news, information, and entertainment. But what is the content of blogs? Who writes them? What is the consequence of the population's growing dependence on blogs for political information? What are the effects of blogging? Do readers trust blogs as credible sources of information?.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
This edited collection introduces news media studies to the undergraduate reader. Drawing together an exciting selection of original essays from journalism, cultural studies and media studies, this text highlights several of the most significant topics and debates in this field. Journalism is organized to address a series of themes pertinent to the... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
Lifestyle media ¿ books, magazines, websites, radio and television shows that focus on topics such as cookery, gardening, travel and home improvement ¿ have witnessed an explosion in recent years. Ordinary Lifestyles explores how popular media texts bring ideas about taste and fashion to consumers, helping audiences to fashion their lifestyles as well... more...