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- Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 31.95
?Un-American? Hollywood reopens the intense critical debate on the blacklist era and on the aesthetic and political work of the Hollywood Left. In a series of fresh case studies focusing on contexts of production and reception, the contributors offer exciting and original perspectives on the role of progressive politics within a capitalist media... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 94.00
From the launching of America's first newspaper to YouTube's latest phone-videoed crime, the media has always been guilty of indulging America's obsession with controversy. This encyclopedia covers 100 events in world history from the 17th century to the present?moments that alone were major and minor, but ones that exploded in the public eye when... more...
- SAGE India 2007; US$ 32.95
The Indian media is witnessing an explosive situation with newspaper and magazine. circulations increasing in great numbers and television news channelsin. both English and regional languagesgoing up by the day. Internet news portals,. too, are recording a good number of hits. Journalism, then, holds tremendous promise for both seasoned... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 27.99
In 50 Ways to Understand Communication, Arthur Asa Berger familiarizes readers with important concepts written by leading communication and cultural theorists, such as Saussure, LZvi-Strauss, de Certeau, McLuhan, Postman, and many others. Organized in fifty short segments, this concise guide covers a wide range of important ideas from psychoanalysis... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 17.99 US$ 15.47
Images of people about to die surface repeatedly in the news, particularly around the difficult and unsettled events of war, political revolution, terrorism, natural disaster, and other crises. Their appearance raises questions: What equips an image to deliver the news; how much does the public need to know to make sense of what they see; and what... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 70.50
In April 1949, KPFA in Berkeley, California, went on the air. From the beginning, the station broadcast an utterly new combination of political commentary and cultural discussion, dedicated to creative expression and dissent. In this fascinating account, Jeff Land tells the heroic story of the Pacifica radio network and the practical model it pioneered... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 7.39
With the style and irreverence of Vice magazine and the critique of the corporatocracy that made Naomi Klein's No Logo a global hit, the cult magazine Stay Free! ?long considered the Adbusters of the United States?is finally offering a compendium of new and previously published material on the impact of consumer culture on our lives. The book... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 77.99 US$ 67.07
There is much controversy about the dangers of a free media when it comes to children and adolescents. Many believe that this constitutional right should be amended, altered, or revoked entirely to prevent the young from being negatively influenced. Graphic violence, sexual content, and the depiction of cigarette smoking have all come under fire as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95
This book offers a critical, empirically-grounded and contemporary account of how advertisers and agencies are dealing with a volatile mediascape throughout the world, taking a region-by-region approach. It provides a clear, systematic, and synoptic analysis of the dynamic relationship between media, advertisers, and agencies in the age of globalization,... more...