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  • Remote Controlby Catharine Lumby; Elspeth Probyn

    Cambridge University Press 2003; 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...

  • Journalismby Stuart Allan

    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...

  • Ordinary Lifestylesby David Bell; Joanne Hollows

    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...

  • 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...

  • Anime from Akira to Princess Mononokeby Susan J. Napier

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 34.00

    With the popularity of Pokemon still far from waning, Japanese animation, known as anime to its fans, has a firm hold on American pop culture. However, anime is much more than children's cartoons. It runs the gamut from historical epics to sci-fi sexual thrillers. Often dismissed as fanciful entertainment, anime is actually quite adept at portraying... more...