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The Public & the National Agenda P
The Public & the National Agenda P
by Wayne Wanta
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Focusing on the agenda-setting function of the news media from an information processing standpoint, this volume examines how individuals expose themselves to news media content and how this content translates into issue salience. It utilizes the... (read more)

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Everyone Says No: Public Service Broadcasting and the Failure of Translation
Everyone Says No: Public Service Broadcasting and the Failure of Translation
by Kyle Conway
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Focusing on the English- and French-language networks of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Kyle Conway draws on the CBC/Radio Canada rich print and video archive as well as journalists' accounts of their reporting to revisit the story of the accords... (read more)

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The Press and Popular Culture
The Press and Popular Culture
by Martin Conboy
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In this book, Martin Conboy explores the complex and dynamic relationship between the popular press and popular culture. Rejecting approaches to popular culture which restrict themselves to the contemporary, Conboy argues for the importance of an... (read more)

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Toward the Visualization of History: The Past as Image
Toward the Visualization of History: The Past as Image
by Mark Moss
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This book discusses the impact of visuals on the study of history by examining visual culture and the future of print, providing an analysis of photography, film, television, and computer culture. The author shows how the visualization of history can... (read more)

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The Faces of Televisual Media: Teaching, Violence, Selling to Children (Lea's Communication)
The Faces of Televisual Media: Teaching, Violence, Selling to Children (Lea's Communication)
by Jaap Van Ginneken
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This collection offers original, state-of-the-art contributions from leading authorities in children's televisual media. International researchers from communication and psychology provide readers with ready access to current televisual research, trends,... (read more)

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Media and Their Publics
Media and Their Publics
by Michael Higgins
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This accessible and thought-provoking book provides a critical insight into the relationship between the media and the public. It examines the way in which the public is represented, referred to and portrayed in the media, and how the media acts or... (read more)

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Dot.Compradors: Power and Policy in the Development of the Indian Software Industry
Dot.Compradors: Power and Policy in the Development of the Indian Software Industry
by Jyoti Saraswati
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"India Shining" has become the brand name for a new India presented in Bollywood films, advertisements, and books. A key part of this image is the software industry, held up as the symbol of prosperity and post-modernity. Opening with a primer on the... (read more)

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Regulating the Press
Regulating the Press
by Tom O'malley
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A free press is the cornerstone of democracy. Does this then give the press the right to print inaccurate material with relative impunity? Should the public have a statutory right of reply to inaccuracy in the press? And how free is the press in a world... (read more)

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Whose News?: The Media and Women's Issues
Whose News?: The Media and Women's Issues
by Ammu Joseph
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This is the Second Edition of the highly successful and pioneering first edition (SAGE 1994), which analysed the coverage of issues of particular concern to women in the mainstream media in India over eventful the decade of 1978-1987.</p> <p>&... (read more)

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Pens and Swords: How the American Mainstream Media Report the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Pens and Swords: How the American Mainstream Media Report the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
by Marda Dunsky
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As world attention is renewed and refocused on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the sixtieth anniversary of its seminal year of 1948, Marda Dunsky takes a close look at how more than two dozen major American print and broadcast outlets have reported... (read more)

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Fame Games: The Production of Celebrity in Australia
Fame Games: The Production of Celebrity in Australia
by Graeme Turner
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Fame Games uncovers the manufacturing process that is behind the array of personalities we see in Australian media. It investigates the changed public sphere and the altered mediascape that publicity and public relations have generated around the... (read more)

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Media Violence and Its Effect on Aggression
Media Violence and Its Effect on Aggression
by Jonathan L. Freedman
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In this controversial work, Jonathan Freedman argues that the scientific evidence does not support the notion that exposure to TV and film violence causes aggression in children or adults. Based on his findings, far fewer than half of the scientific... (read more)

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For a New Critique of Political Economy
For a New Critique of Political Economy
by Bernard Stiegler
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The catastrophic economic, social and political crisis of our time calls for a new and original critique of political economy - a rethinking of Marx's project in the very different conditions of twenty-first century capitalism. Stiegler argues that today... (read more)

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Visible Evidence #2: Technologies of Truth: Cultural Citizenship and the Popular Media
Visible Evidence #2: Technologies of Truth: Cultural Citizenship and the Popular Media
by Toby Miller
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In a complex and media-saturated world, what is the value of truth? Author Toby Miller provides a pithy examination of how television, magazines, film, and museums influence the way our society conceptualizes such issues as citizenship, democracy... (read more)

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Mixed Media: Feminist Presses and Publishing Politics
Mixed Media: Feminist Presses and Publishing Politics
by Simone Murray
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Mixed Media is the first book about the feminist press movement which transformed the publishing industry, literary culture and educational curricula during the last quarter of the 20th century. It is both a survey of the movement internationally and a... (read more)

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Media Reception Studies
Media Reception Studies
by Janet Staiger
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Caught between violent partners and the bureaucratic complications of the US Immigration system, many immigrant women are particularly vulnerable to abuse. For two years, Roberta Villal&oacute;n volunteered at a nonprofit group that offers free legal... (read more)

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Social Scientists Meet the Media
Social Scientists Meet the Media
by Bryamn Alan
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This volume examines the troubled relationship between social scientists and the media and does so from the perspectives of both parties. Given their different priorities, it is not surprising that problems arise when social scientists work with the... (read more)

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Control and Freedom: Power and Paranoia in the Age of Fiber Optics
Control and Freedom: Power and Paranoia in the Age of Fiber Optics
by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
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andlt;Pandgt;How has the Internet, a medium that thrives on control, been accepted as a medium of freedom? Why is freedom increasingly indistinguishable from paranoid control? In Control and Freedom, Wendy Hui Kyong Chun explores the current political... (read more)

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European Media: Structures, Policies and Identity (Pgmc - Polity Global Media and Communication)
European Media: Structures, Policies and Identity (Pgmc - Polity Global Media and Communication)
by Stylianos Papathanassopoulos
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European Media provides a clear, concise account of the structures, dynamics and realities of the changing face of media in Europe. It offers a timely and illuminating appraisal of the issues surrounding the development of new media in Europe and... (read more)

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Cultural Diversity and Global Media: The Mediation of Difference
Cultural Diversity and Global Media: The Mediation of Difference
by Eugenia Siapera
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Cultural Diversity and Global Media explores the relationship between the media and multiculturalism. Maintaining that the media actively shapes and constructs understandings of cultural difference, rather than reflecting debates on... (read more)

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