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Mediated Cosmopolitanism: The World of Television News
Mediated Cosmopolitanism: The World of Television News
by Alexa Robertson
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Media power in the global era has to do with how people understand the world, their place in it, and their relation to the others who populate it. Making connections with distant places and people is the work of cosmopolitan imagination, which involves... (read more)

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Reading the Figural, Or, Philosophy After the New Media
Reading the Figural, Or, Philosophy After the New Media
by David Norman Rodowick
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In Reading the Figural, or, Philosophy after the New Media D. N. Rodowick applies the concept of andldquo;the figuralandrdquo; to a variety of philosophical and aesthetic issues. Inspired by the aesthetic philosophy of Jean-Franandccedil;ois Lyotard, the... (read more)

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Censored: The Top 25 Censored Stories (Censored: The News That Didn't Make the News)
Censored: The Top 25 Censored Stories (Censored: The News That Didn't Make the News)
by Peter Phillips
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The yearly volumes of Censored, in continuous publication since 1976 and since 1995 available through Seven Stories Press, is dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and self... (read more)

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Media, Structures, and Power: The Robert E. Babe Collection
Media, Structures, and Power: The Robert E. Babe Collection
by Edward A. Comor
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Media, Structures, and Power is a collection of the scholarly writing of Canada's leading communication and media studies scholar, Robert E. Babe. Spanning almost four decades of scholarship, the volume reflects the breadth of Babe's work, from media and... (read more)

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South African National Cinema (National Cinemas)
South African National Cinema (National Cinemas)
by Jacqueline Maingard
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South African National Cinema examines how cinema in South Africa represents national identities, particularly with regard to race. This significant and unique contribution establishes interrelationships between South African cinema and key points in... (read more)

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Indian Media
Indian Media
by Adrian Athique
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The very rapid growth in the Indian media industries and the vibrancy of India's popular culture are making a working understanding of the Indian scene a prerequisite for any serious study of media in the twenty-first century. As one of the largest and... (read more)

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Articulating Dissent: Protest and the Public Sphere
Articulating Dissent: Protest and the Public Sphere
by Pollyanna Ruiz
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Articulating Dissent analyses the new communicative strategies of coalition protest movements and how these impact on a mainstream media unaccustomed to fractured articulations of dissent. Pollyanna Ruiz shows how coalition protest movements against... (read more)

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Harm and Offence in Media Content: A Review of the Evidence
Harm and Offence in Media Content: A Review of the Evidence
by Andrea Millwood Hargrave
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Sonia Livingstone directs the EU Kids online network at the London School of Economics. ... (read more)

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The Reality of the Mass Media (Cultural Memory of the Present)
The Reality of the Mass Media (Cultural Memory of the Present)
by Niklas Luhmann
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In The Reality of the Mass Media, Luhmann extends his theory of social systems—applied in his earlier works to the economy, the political system, art, religion, the sciences, and law—to an examination of the role of mass media in the... (read more)

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Into the Universe of Technical Images (Electronic Mediations)
Into the Universe of Technical Images (Electronic Mediations)
by Vilem Flusser
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Poised between hope and despair for a humanity facing an urgent communication crisis, this work by Vilém Flusser forecasts either the first truly human, infinitely creative society in history or a society of unbearable, oppressive sameness, locked... (read more)

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Programming Our Lives: Television and American Identity
Programming Our Lives: Television and American Identity
by Walter Cummins
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"Television has become such an everyday presence in contemporary America that most people take it for granted, rarely considering the role it has played in the ways society has changed in the past 60 years, according to Cummins and Gordon, a management... (read more)

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On the Trail of the D.C. Sniper: Fear and the Media
On the Trail of the D.C. Sniper: Fear and the Media
by Jack Richard Censer
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Based on strong and remarkably comprehensive research of newscoverage across the media, this book is an intelligent and knowledgeable work on atraumatic event that became a matter of broad national interest. This episode iswell worth the kind of close... (read more)

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Popular Trauma Culture: Selling the Pain of Others in the Mass Media
Popular Trauma Culture: Selling the Pain of Others in the Mass Media
by Anne Rothe
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Each month brings new scientific findings that demonstrate the ways in which human activities, from resource extraction to carbon emissions, are doing unprecedented, perhaps irreparable damage to our world. As we hear these climate change reports and... (read more)

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Sport, Media and Society
Sport, Media and Society
by Eileen Kennedy
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Sports are an integral component of today's media, from prime time television to interactive websites. This book is a theoretical and methodological guide to analyzing sports in their diverse mediated forms. Students of media are taken through... (read more)

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Understanding Ethnic Media: Producers, Consumers, and Societies
Understanding Ethnic Media: Producers, Consumers, and Societies
by Matthew D. Matsaganis
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This is the first book to provide a comprehensive review and analysis of how media produced by ethnic communities, and for ethnic communities, affect identity and perceived lines of division between us and others, as well as how the production and... (read more)

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#Iranelection: Hashtag Solidarity and the Transformation of Online Life
#Iranelection: Hashtag Solidarity and the Transformation of Online Life
by Negar Mottahedeh
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The protests following Iran's fraudulent 2009 Presidential election took the world by storm. As the Green Revolution gained protestors in the Iranian streets, #iranelection became the first long-trending international hashtag. Texts, images, videos... (read more)

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First Ladies and the Press: The Unfinished Partnership of the Media Age (Visions of the American Press)
First Ladies and the Press: The Unfinished Partnership of the Media Age (Visions of the American Press)
by Maurine H. Beasley
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At her first press conference, Eleanor Roosevelt, uncertain of her role as hostess or leader, passed a box of candied grapefruit peel to the thirty-five women journalists. Nearly sixty years later, Hillary Clinton, an accomplished professional woman and... (read more)

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Mass Media & Tiananmen Square
Mass Media & Tiananmen Square
by Zhou He
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Comprises ten chapters which provide a theoretical framework outlining the general social environment in which the conflict occurred and the media operated; the societal, ideological, organizational, and professional factors that influenced the news... (read more)

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"Good Night, Chet": A Biography of Chet Huntley
"Good Night, Chet": A Biography of Chet Huntley
by Lyle Johnston
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Johnston is an Arizona-based United Methodist minister who was inspired to share his interest in Huntley after coming across artifacts and information by and about the broadcaster during a visit to his native state in 2000. The text covers Huntley's life... (read more)

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Shakespeare and the Language of Translan
Shakespeare and the Language of Translan
by Ton Hoenselaars
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Shakespeare's international status as a literary icon is largely based on his masterful use of the English language, yet beyond Britain his plays and poems are read and performed mainly in translation. Shakespeare and the Language of Translation... (read more)

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