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- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 55.95
This collection explores the sexual content of U.S. mass media and its influence in the lives of adolescents. Contributors address the topic of sexuality broadly, including evidence not only about physical sex acts, but also about the role the media play in the development of gender roles, standards of beauty, courtship, and relationship norms. ... more...
- NYU Press 2010; US$ 22.10
It is virtually impossible to watch a movie or TV show without preconceived notions because of the hype that precedes them, while a host of media extensions guarantees them a life long past their air dates. An onslaught of information from print media, trailers, internet discussion, merchandising, podcasts, and guerilla marketing, we generally know... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 63.95
The ability to use language in more literate ways has always been a central outcome of education. Today, however, "being literate" requires more than functional literacy, the recognition of printed words as meaningful. It requires the knowledge of how to use language as a tool for analyzing, synthesizing, and integrating what is heard or read in order... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
If you want to learn from the leading lights of today's revolution in documentary filmmaking Maxine Baker has written the guide you need to own. You'll discover the many different and innovative approaches to documentary form and style arising from the use of innovative new technology. A tribute to the mavericks of creativity, inside you will find... more...
- LSU Press 2011; US$ 24.95
In all of journalism, nowhere are the stakes higher than in foreign news-gathering. For media owners, it is the most difficult type of reporting to finance; for editors, the hardest to oversee. Correspondents, roaming large swaths of the planet, must acquire expertise that home-based reporters take for grantedfacility with the local language,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 13.95
"What I wanted after college was a job and my own apartment, but what I needed was a good comeuppance, and that?s what I got." When Dave Itzkoff graduated from Princeton in 1998?the first member of his family to earn a college degree?he expected to be rewarded with a career, and a life, that mattered. Instead, he ended up convinced that he was... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95
This book brings together for the first time David Morley and Charlotte Brunsdon's classic texts, Everyday Television: Nationwide and The Nationwide Audience . Originally published in 1978 and 1980 these two research projects combine innovative textual readings and audience analysis of the BBC's current affairs programme Nationwide . In a specially... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Everyday life, no whether the issues or events arise next-door or a continent away, raises questions and concerns that the public counts on journalists to answer and, more important, confront. More than ever before, we all rely on the news media for warnings, explanations and insights. The profession - and society - cannot afford lazy, inept, uncommitted... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Despite the many thousands of dictionary words at our disposal, our language can be dismayingly inadequate. How many times have you searched for a word that means just what you want it to but failed to find anything suitable anywhere? Most of us, it turns out, lead lives rife with experiences, people, and things that have no names. At least, they... more...