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  • Remote Controlby Catharine Lumby; Elspeth Probyn

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 41.00

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

  • Media and Ethnic Minoritiesby Valarie Alia; Simone Bull

    Edinburgh University Press 2005; US$ 107.46

    Volumes in the Media Topics series critically examine the core subject areas within Media Studies. Each volume offers a critical overview as well as an original Intervention into the subject. Volume topics include: media theory and practice, history, policy, ethics, politics, discourse, culture and audience. Media and Ethnic Minorities Valerie Alia... 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...

  • The Taming of the Pressby Elliot Rothenberg

    Greenwood Publishing Group 1999; US$ 87.00

    The Cohen vs. Cowles Media Company case changed the course of First Amendment media law. The author, who was the plaintiff's sole attorney in all phases of the case, provides this analysis of the complexities of constitutional litigation and the strategic and tactical considerations involved. more...

  • No Sense of Placeby Joshua Meyrowitz

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 18.99

    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 Group US 2006; US$ 15.00

    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...

  • Traumatic Encounters in Italian Filmby Fabio Vighi

    Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00

    Traumatic Encounters brings together film and psychoanalysis in an vibrantly original way. By fusing Lacanian theory with Italian cinema, the book excavates the repressed knowledge that lurks in the subconscious structure of the film narrative. Essentially, the book explores the relationship between filmmaking and its subliminal underside by locating... more...

  • Trustby Kieron O'Hara

    Icon Books 2004; US$ 19.99

    How faith in authority was destroyed by mad cows and government spin doctors...and how we can get it back again. From Socrates to government spin doctors, Trust is a popular, gripping account of the most vital political issue of the 21st century. From Aristotle to Francis Fukuyama, Machiavelli to Naomi Klein, the Book of Job to Blairite newspeak... 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...

  • Blogging, Citizenship and the Future of Mediaby Mark Tremayne

    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...