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  • No News is Bad Newsby Michael Bromley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    This volume of collected essays provides a wide-ranging survey of the state of radio and television, especially the idea of public service broadcasting, and of news, current affairs and documentary programming in America, Australia, the UK and the rest of western Europe. Among the key issues it addresses are the 'dumbing down' of TV news, the infotainment... more...

  • Media Talkby Ian Hutchby

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    Media Talk provides an accessible introduction to the analysis of the spoken word by examining linguistic and discursive aspects of broadcast media. Beginning with the observation that talk is central to all genres of radio and television, Ian Hutchby examines the forms of speech used by broadcasters as their primary means of communicating with audiences.... more...

  • The Discourse of Broadcast Newsby Martin Montgomery

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 58.95

    In this timely and important study Martin Montgomery unpicks the inside workings of what must still be considered the dominant news medium: broadcast news. Drawing principally on linguistics, but multidisciplinary in its scope, The Discourse of Broadcast News demonstrates that news programmes are as much about showing as telling, as much about ordinary... more...

  • The Newspapers Handbookby Richard Keeble

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95

    The Newspapers Handbook is the first comprehensive guide to the job of the newspaper reporter. It offers advice on a range of different types of newspaper writing, looks at how newspapers cover events and shows how reporting styles can differ in mainstream and non-mainstream newspapers. In this new edition, Richard Keeble explores the theoretical,... more...

  • Broadcast Graphics On the Spotby Richard Harrington

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 33.95

    Packed with more than 350 techniques, this book delivers what you need to know - on the spot. If you create graphics for television, this book is for you. 'Broadcast Graphics on the Spot' show you how to produce more compelling TV graphics. From gathering images for use in broadcast graphics to working with fonts, mastering keying and rotoscoping,... more...

  • Breaking Newsby Brian Mooney; Barry Simpson

    Wiley 2004; US$ 24.95

    An inside look at the shocking decline of Reuters. * Features exclusive interviews with Reuters staffers, competitors, and clients * Written by two former Reuters journalists * Examines one of the biggest stories in recent journalism history more...

  • Pluralism, Politics and the Marketplaceby Suzanne Hasselbach; Vincent Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 145.00

    Since the mid-1980s, broadcasting in the Federal Republic of Germany has been extensively re-regulated. The traditional duopoly of the public broadcasters Ard and ZDF has been challenged by new private networks in both radio and television. In two historic judgements handed down in 1986 and 1987, the Federal Constitutional Court set out terms for a... more...

  • News and Journalism in the UKby Taylor and Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 33.95

    News and Journalism in the UK is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the political, economic and regulatory environments of press and broadcast journalism in Britain and Northern Ireland. Surveying the industry in a period of radical economic and technological change, Brian McNair examines the main trends in journalistic media in the... more...

  • Getting the Messageby John Eldridge

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 46.95

    The work of the Glasgow Media Group has long established their place at the forefront of Media Studies, and Getting the Message provides an ideal introduction to recent work by the Group. Contributors discuss themes such as the relationship between the media and public opinion, the emergence of TV news formats and styles, and the relations between... more...

  • News of the Worldby Klaus Bruhn Jensen

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 175.00

    This is the first in-depth study of how television viewers around the world respond to the ever increasing mass of information available from news programmes. Based on individual and household interviews in seven countries including India, Mexico, Italy and Denmark, the contributors examine the flow of news information across national and international... more...