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  • Justice and the Mediaby Matthew D. Bunker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    USE THIS FIRST PARAGRAPH ONLY FOR GENERAL CATALOGS... The First Amendment right of free speech is a fragile one. Its fragility is found no less in legal opinions than in other, less specialized forms of public discourse. Both its fragility and its sometimes surprising resiliency are reflected in this book. It provides an examination of how the U.S.... more...

  • Culture after Humanismby Iain Chambers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Culture After Humanism asks what happens to the authority of traditional western modes of thought in the wake of postmodernist theories of language and identity. Drawing on examples from music, architecture, literature, philosophy and art, Iain Chambers investigates moments of tension, interruptions which transform our perception of the world and... more...

  • Secret Agentsby Marjorie Garber; Rebecca Walkowitz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    When the American Bar Association recreated the trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg on the fortieth anniversary of their execution, the jury acquitted the "mock Rosenbergs," finding that in today's courts they would not have been convicted of espionage. The 1950s trial of the Rosenbergs on charges of "Atomic Spying" and "stealing the secrets of the... more...

  • Toward A Competitive Telecommunication Industryby Gerald W. Brock

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    Providing an authoritative perspective on the best current research regarding telecommunication policy, this book is based on the 22nd Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference. The papers focus on the critical policy issues created by increasing competition in the industry. The book contains a careful analysis of local competition and interconnection,... more...

  • Successful Strategies for Computer-assisted Reportingby Bruce Garrison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Computers have changed the landscape of both gathering and disseminating information throughout the world. As journalists quickly move toward the 21st century and perhaps, a new era of electronic journalism, resources are needed to understand the newest and most successful computer-based news reporting strategies. Written to serve that purpose, this... more...

  • The Transnational Media Corporationby Richard A. Gershon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    The combination of international privatization trends coupled with advancements in computer and communication technology have transformed the conduct of international business. The result has been a consolidation of players in all aspects of business, including banking, aviation, insurance, and mass media. This book discusses one such player -- the... more...

  • Political Communicationby Richard M. Perloff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 76.95

    In this political communication text, Richard M. Perloff examines the various ways in which messages are constructed and communicated from public officials and politicians through the mass media to the ultimate receivers-the people. With a focus on the history of political communication, he provides an overview of the most significant issues in the... more...

  • Japanese Horror Films and their American Remakesby Valerie Wee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The Ring (2002)—Hollywood’s remake of the Japanese cult success Ringu (1998)—marked the beginning of a significant trend in the late 1990s and early 2000s of American adaptations of Asian horror films. This book explores this complex process of adaptation, paying particular attention to the various transformations that occur when texts cross cultural... more...

  • Journalism as Practiceby Sandra Borden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    Technological innovation and conglomeration in communication industries has been accelerating the commodification of the news into just another product. The emphasis on the bottom line has resulted in newsroom budget cuts and other business strategies that seriously endanger good journalism. Meanwhile, the growing influence of the Internet and partisan... more...

  • Statistical Deception at Workby John Mauro

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Written to reveal statistical deceptions often thrust upon unsuspecting journalists, this book views the use of numbers from a public perspective. Illustrating how the statistical naivete of journalists often nourishes quantitative misinformation, the author's intent is to make journalists more critical appraisers of numerical data so that in reporting... more...