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Communication. Mass media

  • Transmedia Frictionsby Marsha Kinder; Tara McPherson

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    Editors Marsha Kinder and Tara McPherson present an authoritative collection of essays on the continuing debates over medium specificity and the politics of the digital arts. Comparing the term "transmedia" with "transnational," they show that the movement beyond specific media or nations does not invalidate those entities but makes us look more closely... more...

  • Virtue in Mediaby Patrick Lee Plaisance

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This work establishes a contemporary profile of virtue in professional media practice. Author Patrick Lee Plaisance examines the experiences, perspectives, moral stances, and demographic data of two dozen professional exemplars in journalism and public relations. Plaisance conducted extensive personal "life story" interviews and collected survey data... more...

  • The Global Public Sphereby Ingrid Volkmer

    Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95

    Over the last several years, the debate about publics seems to have newly emerged. This debate critically reflects the Habermasian ideal of a (national) public sphere in a transnational context. However, it seems that the issue of a reconstruction of a global public sphere is more complex. In this brilliant and provocative book, Ingrid Volkmer argues... more...

  • Communication Technology Update and Fundamentalsby August E. Grant; Jennifer H. Meadows

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    A classic now in its 14 th edition, Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals is the single best resource for students and professionals looking to brush up on how these technologies have developed, grown, and converged, as well as what?s in store for the future. It begins by developing the communication technology framework?the history,... more...

  • SMS Communicationby Louise-Amélie Cougnon; Cédrick Fairon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Given the extensive use of LOL ( Laughing Out Loud ), MDR ( Mort De Rire ) and PTDR ( PéTé De Rire ) in French texting and the inclusion of lol in the Oxford English Dictionary in 2011 and in Le Petit Robert in 2013, this paper aims to study the functioning of these three initialisms. Considered mainly as interjections, I hypothesize... more...

  • American Representations of Post-Communismby Andaluna Borcila

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    With the televised events of 1989, territories of Eastern and Central Europe that had been marked as impenetrable and inaccessible to the Western gaze exploded into visibility. As the narratives of the Cold War crumbled, new narratives emerged and new geographies were produced on and by American television. Using an understudied archive of American... more...

  • Storyworlds across Mediaby Marie-Laure Ryan; Jan-Noël Thon

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 35.00

    The proliferation of media and their ever-increasing role in our daily life has produced a strong sense that understanding media?everything from oral storytelling, literary narrative, newspapers, and comics to radio, film, TV, and video games?is key to understanding the dynamics of culture and society. Storyworlds across Media explores how media,... more...

  • Medienmanagementby Martin Gläser

    Franz Vahlen 2014; US$ 54.42

    MedienmanagementDieses Handbuch behandelt in übersichtlicher Weise das gesamte Themenfeld des Medienmanagements, wobei es besonderen Wert auf eine ganzheitliche und umfassende Sichtweise legt. Es versteht sich als Einführungswerk in das Medienmanagement aus betriebswirtschaftlicher Sicht.Der Stoff ist in 40 handliche, gut überschaubare Kapitel gegliedert,... more...

  • Researching Language and Social Mediaby Ruth Page; David Barton; Johann Wolfgang Unger; Michele Zappavigna

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Social Media is fast becoming a key area of linguistic research. This highly accessible guidebook leads students through the process of undertaking research in order to explore the language that people use when they communicate on social media sites. This textbook provides: An introduction to the linguistic frameworks currently used to analyse... more...

  • Secrets of Confident Communicators: 50 Techniques to Be Heardby Diana Mather

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 17.00

    What do highly successful communicators know that the rest of us don't?. Do they have a secret recipe for success?. Is there a special alchemy at work?. Whatever your situation or motivation, 'Secrets of Confident Communicators' reveals the 50 things you need to know to express yourself with assurance and get your message across effectively.... more...