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- University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 32.95
Examines the state of current affairs television in Australia today by pondering its future, while drawing lessons from the past. The book questions the social and political value of what we now think of as current affairs journalism. Underpinning this approach is the conviction that TV current affairs serves functions which are important to a civilised... more...
- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 12.99
Here is the tale of The Man Time Forgot : the story of Briton Hadden, the genius behind Time magazine, and his betrayal by Henry R. Luce. The true story of their tortured friendship has never before been told. Friends, collaborators, and childhood rivals, Hadden and Luce are not yet twenty-five when they start the nation's first newsmagazine at the... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 41.95
Tabloid Britain examines four popular tabloid newspapers and uncovers the variety of linguistic strategies they use to depict contemporary Britain. Martin Conboy considers how this imaginary community of the British nation is drawn through themes such as 'outsiders' and 'insiders', women, celebrity, history and politics. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1992; US$ 67.50
Stuart Ewen and Elizabeth Ewen offer a telling examination of the rise of mass-produced imagery in the United States, tracing the pivotal role that such images played in the genesis and development of the American imagination. Beginning with the rise of the machine and the emergence of consumerism as a common way of life, the authors lay a strong foundation... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
How will local media deal with the challenge of the Internet? This work explains how regional newspapers and broadcast news are owned, regulated and organized; how these factors produce the outputs we see and hear; what we know of audiences' attitude to them; and discusses local media as places of work. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2007; US$ 228.00
This collection of classic essays focuses on the theoretical frameworks that informed the work of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies at the University of Birmingham, the methodologies and working practices that the Centre developed for conducting academic research and examples of the 'grounded studies' carried out under the auspices... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 125.00
This title delivers a range of theories and contemporary case studies in its coverage of media business and the influence of regulation and censorship. The major approaches to understanding audiences are also investigated. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
Offers a critical introduction to the theories of media studies. This book embraces media in their everyday cultural forms - music, internet, film, television, radio, newspapers and magazines - to enable a view of the 'big picture' of media theory. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
Framing the media in the context of Italy, this book explores why politics and government are so closely linked, and assess the question of whether it's just national pride that has allowed the media to remain relatively independent of global groups. more...