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  • The CNN Effectby Piers Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 46.95

    The CNN Effect examines the relationship between the state and its media, and considers the role played by the news reporting in a series of 'humanitarian' interventions in Iraq, Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo and Rwanda. Piers Robinson challenges traditional views of media subservience and argues that sympathetic news coverage at key moments in foreign... 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...

  • We Interrupt This Newscastby Tom Rosenstiel; Marion Just; Todd Belt; Atiba Pertilla; Walter Dean; Dante Chinni

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 26.00

    The main argument of this book is that local TV news can practice high-quality journalism without sacrificing commercial success. 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...

  • Newsworkersby Hanno Hardt; Bonnie Brennen

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 67.50

    Focusing on the period from the 1850s through the 1930s, the contributors show how issues of labor and class have been far more important in the formation of media institutions than previous accounts concede. These essays recover the history of ethnic and cultural diversity?including the contributions of women?that have enriched the process of communication. more...

  • Into the Newsroomby Emma Hemmingway

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95

    Into the Newsroom provides a rigorous investigation into the everyday rituals that are performed in the television newsroom, and offers a unique suggestion that news is both a highly haphazard and yet technologically complicated process of deliberate construction involving the interweaving of reflexive professional journalists as well as developing,... more...

  • 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...

  • America Behind The Color Lineby Henry Louis Gates

    Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 11.99

    Renowned scholar and "New York Times" bestselling author Gates delivers a stirring and authoritative companion to the major new PBS documentary "America Behind the Color Line." The book includes thought-provoking essays from Colin Powell, Morgan Freeman, Russell Simmons, Vernon Jordan, Alicia Keys, Bernie Mac, and Quincy Jones. more...

  • Managing Television Newsby B. William Silcock; Don Heider; Mary T. Rogus

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95

    Managing Television News provides a practical introduction to the television news producer, one of the most significant and influential roles in a newscast. Recognizing the need for formal training in this key role, authors B. William Silcock, Don Heider, and Mary T. Rogus have combined their expertise and experience to shape this essential resource... more...

  • Crime and Local Television Newsby Jeremy H. Lipschultz; Michael L. Hilt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    This volume offers an analysis of crime coverage on local television, exploring the nature of local television news and the ongoing appeal of crime stories. Drawing on the perspectives of media studies, psychology, sociology, and criminology, authors Jeremy H. Lipschultz and Michael L. Hilt focus on live local television coverage of crime and examine... more...