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  • 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$ 49.95

    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...

  • The Politics of Information in Early Modern Europeby Sabrina Alcorn Baron; Brendan Dooley

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    In its various European contexts, the invention and spread of newspapers in the seventeenth century had a profound effect on early modern culture and politics. While recent research has explored the role of the newspaper in transforming information into ideology in various European countries, this book is the first to bring this work together into... more...

  • What News?by Bob Franklin; David Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    A survey of the role and the future prospects of the local press in the 1990s. The authors also take into account the radical changes the local press have been through with new technology and the proliferation of free newspapers. more...

  • Journalism Onlineby Mike Ward

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Journalism Online tackles the pressing question of how to apply fundamental journalism skills to the online medium. It provides an essential guide to the Internet as a research and publishing tool. In particular, it examines how to forge key journalism skills with the distinctive qualities of the World Wide Web to provide compelling web content. Trainee... more...

  • Ugly War, Pretty Packageby Deborah L. Jaramillo

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 19.50

    Deborah L. Jaramillo investigates cable news' presentation of the Iraq War in relation to "high concept" filmmaking. High concept films can be reduced to single-sentence summaries and feature pre-sold elements; they were considered financially safe projects that would sustain consumer interest beyond ... more...

  • War Storiesby Matthew A. Baum; Tim J. Groeling

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    How does the American public formulate its opinions about U.S. foreign policy and military engagement abroad? War Stories argues that the media systematically distort the information the public vitally needs to determine whether to support such initiatives, for reasons having more to do with journalists' professional interests than the merits of... more...

  • The Globalization of Newsby Oliver Boyd-Barrett; Terhi Rantanen

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 46.00

    Demonstrating how the news agencies have contributed both to the process of globalization and, simultaneously, to the process of national construction, this book provides an important critical survey of the contemporary international news business. more...

  • Daring to Feelby Jody Santos

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 33.99

    Like social scientists, reporters are expected to be immune to, and even aloof from, the pain and suffering they chronicle. Daring to Feel: Violence, the News Media, and Their Emotions challenges this journalistic mandate, particularly as it pertains to the emotional topic of violence. Interviewing journalists who have covered some of the worst tragedies... more...

  • Foreign Newsby Ulf Hannerz

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 25.00

    Foreign News gives us a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look into the practices of the global tribe we call foreign correspondents. Exploring how they work, Ulf Hannerz also compares the ways correspondents and anthropologists report from one part of the world to another. Hannerz draws on extensive interviews with correspondents in cities as diverse... more...