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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
It is a commonly held belief that television news in Britain, on whatever channel, is more objective, more trustworthy, more neutral than press reporting. The illusion is exploded in this controversial study by the Glasgow University Media Group, originally published in 1976. The authors undertook an exhaustive monitoring of all television broadcasts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
First published in 1980, More Bad News is the Second Volume in the research findings of the Glasgow University Media Group. It develops the analytic findings and methods of the first volume Bad News through a series of Case Studies of Television News Coverage, and argues that much of what passes as balanced and factual news reporting is produced... more...
- SAGE Publications 1988; US$ 40.00
This book by two leading experts takes a fresh look at the nature of television, starting from an audience perspective. It draws on over twenty years of research about the audience in the United States and Britain and about the many ways in which television is funded and organized around the world. The overall picture which emerges is of: a medium... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00
How do people come to think of themselves as part of a nation? Dramas of Nationhood identifies a fantastic cultural form that binds together the Egyptian nation?television serials. These melodramatic programs?like soap operas but more closely tied to political and social issues than their Western counterparts?have been shown on television in Egypt... more...
- SAGE India 2005; US$ 36.95
Surveying developments over the decade 19922001, this book chronicles and analyses the salient aspects of the impact of transnational television on the television and advertising industries in three regionsSouth Asia, Southeast Asia, and Northeast Asia. Through lively case studies from the Indian subcontinent, Greater China and the Malay... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 46.00
Public radio stands as a valued national institution, one whose fans and listeners actively support it with their time and their money. In this new history of this important aspect of American culture, author Jack W. Mitchell looks at the dreams that inspired those who created it, the all-too- human realities that grew out of those dreams, and the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00
From 1950 to 1960, millions of Americans throughout the United States willingly and enthusiastically participated in Radio Free Europe's "Crusade for Freedom." They signed "Freedom Scrolls" and "Freedom Grams," participated in fund-raising dinners and lunches, attended Crusader meetings, marched in parades, launched... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 7.39
Blending his riveting personal story with innovative ideas about how to win the war on terror, former marine turned Al Jazeera reporter Josh Rushing addresses all the issues he was not allowed to talk about when he was in uniform. If we are to win the war on terror, Rushing explains, we have to interact with the media at home and abroad in order to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
Public broadcasters, like the BBC and the Italian broadcaster RAI, are some of the most important media organisations in the world. Politicians are often tempted to interfere in the workings of these broadcasters and when this happens, the results are highly controversial, as both the Blair and Berlusconi governments have discovered. Public Broadcasting... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 5.95
Microradio and Democracy discusses the role of citizen access to communications in a democratic society, and how diversity, localism, and core political speech are undermined by corporate control of the public airwaves. Ruggiero examines the emergence of microradio activism in recent court cases, and the links between the microradio struggle and larger... more...