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- NYU Press 2006; US$ 89.00
Henry Jenkins at Authors@Google (video). Henry Jenkins“s pioneering work in the early 1990s promoted the idea that fans are among the most active, creative, critically engaged, and socially connected consumers of popular culture and that they represent the vanguard of a new relationship with mass media. Though marginal and largely invisible to... more...
- NYU Press 2009; US$ 89.00
With names like The East Village Inky , Mend My Dress , Dear Stepdad , and Im So Fucking Beautiful , zines created by girls and women over the past two decades make feminism’s third wave visible. These messy, photocopied do-it-yourself documents cover every imaginable subject matter and are loaded with handwriting, collage art, stickers,... more...
- New Press, The 2011; US$ 24.95
Is a new progressive era in American life in the offing? Only time will tell, but journalist Theodore Hamm?s sharp, acerbic book suggests that a new progressive media has already arrived. Satirical, hard-charging, and unapologetically progressive, this new media movement is both reinvigorating old forms like late-night TV and documentaries and inventing... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 17.50
To succeed in foreign policy, U.S. presidents have to sell their versions or framings of political events to the news media and to the public. But since the end of the Cold War, journalists have increasingly resisted presidential views, even offering their own spin on events. What, then, determines whether the media will accept or reject the White... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 25.00
Combining shrewd analysis of contemporary practices with a historical perspective, Breaking Up America traces the momentous shift that began in the mid-1970s when advertisers rejected mass marketing in favor of more aggressive target marketing. Turow shows how advertisers exploit differences between consumers based on income, age, gender, race,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 21.95
From the sharp decline in CD sales to the fragmentation of network TV audiences, the business models of the entertainment and advertising industries are showing severe cracks. Advertising Age editor Scott Donaton-- who coined the term Madison & Vine TM --lays out a case for why these industries will need to converge to survive, overcoming hurdles... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 117.95
With a lively and engaging style, Myths for the Masses provides a critical, interdisciplinary, and historically informed statement about communication in contemporary life. Written by Hanno Hardt, one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject. Offers a comprehensive appraisal of mass communication. Provides a critical perspective... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95
The emergence of a few powerful individuals in control of large sections of mass communication industries has coincided with world-wide media de-regulation. In the first book to take a close look at media moguls as a species, Jeremy Tunstall and Michael Palmer show how a handful of own-and-operate entrepreneurs run their empires with a highly eccentric... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95
This fascinating study focuses on an area neglected in previous studies of the media: the meetings between ordinary people and the media. Couldry explores what happens when people who normally consume the media witness media processes in action, or even become the object of media attention themselves. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95
International Media Research offers a rigorous and critical review of key approaches and concerns that have recently defined the field of media research. In this clearly argued collection of essays, the contributors analyze and reflect upon dominant themes and debates that have made media research an increasingly important element of cultural theory.... more...