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Reporting the Arab-Israeli conflict :how hegemony works
Reporting the Arab-Israeli conflict :how hegemony works
by Tamar Liebes
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"Reporting the Arab-Israeli Conflict" investigates how Israeli media, while taking an increasingly critical view of Zionism and successive Israeli governments, remains within the realm of hegemonic culture. Liebes shows how Western-type journalism... (read more)

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The Drift: Affect, Adaptation, and New Perspectives on Fidelity
The Drift: Affect, Adaptation, and New Perspectives on Fidelity
by John Hodgkins
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The Drift: Affect, Adaptation, and New Perspectives on Fidelity offers a new perspective on the complex interrelations between literature and cinema. It does so by articulating an 'affective turn' for adaptation studies, a field whose traditional focus... (read more)

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International Media Research: A Critical Survey
International Media Research: A Critical Survey
by John Corner
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"International Media Research" provides a critical review of key approaches and concerns of contemporary media research. Comprised of essays from specialists in the area, the book begins by examining the historical development of the field and the... (read more)

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Tragedy & Farce: How the American Media Sell Wars, Spin Elections, and Destroy Democracy
Tragedy & Farce: How the American Media Sell Wars, Spin Elections, and Destroy Democracy
by John Nichols
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How American media are failing our democracy, by the authors Bill Moyers calls "the Paul Revere and Tom Paine of our time." "As this book makes clear, the problem is deeper than the administration or the right-wing echo chamber…the very structure of... (read more)

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Mass-Mediated Terrorism: The Central Role of the Media in Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Mass-Mediated Terrorism: The Central Role of the Media in Terrorism and Counterterrorism
by Brigitte Lebens Nacos
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The second edition of the award-winning Mass-Mediated Terrorism features a new chapter on public opinion and is updated with analyses of the Iraq war, increasing terrorist attacks abroad, and subsequent counterterrorism measures. It also includes new... (read more)

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Monster Culture in the 21st Century: A Reader
Monster Culture in the 21st Century: A Reader
by Marina Levina
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In the past decade, our rapidly changing world faced terrorism, global epidemics, economic and social strife, new communication technologies, immigration, and climate change to name a few. These fears and tensions reflect an evermore-interconnected... (read more)

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Inside the BBC and CNN: Managing Media Organisations
Inside the BBC and CNN: Managing Media Organisations
by Lucy Kung-shankleman
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Inside the BBC and CNN provides a unique insight into two of the world's best-known media organisations, during a period of great change and new challenges. The BBC and CNN have very different histories, remits and identities, but both must now compete... (read more)

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Making the Local News: Sources & Resources for Local Journalism
Making the Local News: Sources & Resources for Local Journalism
by Bob Franklin
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Bringing together media academics, local journalists and other media professionals, this text presents a thorough, up-to-date and authoritative account of recent developments and future prospects for Britain's local newspapers, local media and local... (read more)

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Boundaries of Dissent: Protest and State Power in the Media Age (05 Edition)
Boundaries of Dissent: Protest and State Power in the Media Age (05 Edition)
by Bruce D'arcus
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"Boundaries of Dissent looks at the way that political protest, as it is shaped through the space-time collapsing power of media, questions national identity and state authority. Through this lens of protest politics, Bruce D'Arcus examines how public... (read more)

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Getting It Wrong: Ten of the Greatest Misreported Stories in American Journalism
Getting It Wrong: Ten of the Greatest Misreported Stories in American Journalism
by W Joseph Campbell
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Did the Washington Post bring down Richard Nixon by reporting on the Watergate scandal? Did a cryptic remark by Walter Cronkite effectively end the Vietnam War? Did William Randolph Hearst vow to “furnish the war” in the 1898 conflict with... (read more)

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The HBO Effect
The HBO Effect
by Dean Defino
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No advertisers to please, no censors to placate, no commercial interruptions every eleven minutes, demanding cliffhangers to draw viewers back after the commercial breaks: HBO has re-written the rules of television; and the result has been nothing short... (read more)

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Digital Prohibition: Piracy and Authorship in New Media Art
Digital Prohibition: Piracy and Authorship in New Media Art
by Carolyn Guertin
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The act of creation requires us to remix existing cultural content and yet recent sweeping changes to copyright laws have criminalized the creative act as a violation of corporate rights in a commodified world. Copyright was originally designed to... (read more)

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Media and Communication Research Methods: An Introduction
Media and Communication Research Methods: An Introduction
by Anders Hansen
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Media and Communication Research Methods is a clear and comprehensive guide to the entire process of a media and communication project, from planning to presentation. Written by two highly experienced researchers, this book shows students how to ask the... (read more)

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Still Life in Real Time: Theory After Television (Post-Contemporary Interventions)
Still Life in Real Time: Theory After Television (Post-Contemporary Interventions)
by Richard Dienst
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Television can be imagined in a number of ways: as a profuse flow of images, as a machine that produces new social relationships, as the last lingering gasp of Western metaphysical thinking, as a stuttering relay system of almost anonymous messages, as a... (read more)

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Language in Society #16: The Language of News Media
Language in Society #16: The Language of News Media
by Allan Bell
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Written by a linguist who is himself a journalist, this is a uniquely informed account of the language of the news media. Based in the frameworks of sociolinguistics and discourse analysis its concerns are with the notion of the news story, the... (read more)

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International Media Studies
International Media Studies
by Divya C. Mcmillin
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International Media Studies is a bold approach to the field that situates media studies within the international context of the networked, globalized twenty-first century. Moving beyond the idea of the West and the Rest, this volume introduces audience... (read more)

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Internet, Power and Society
Internet, Power and Society
by Marcus Leaning
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This book offers a fresh interpretation of the Internet and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and challenges the ways in which the Internet and ICT have been understood in academia and popular culture. The author, Marcus Leaning, explains... (read more)

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The Interplay of Influence: News, Advertising, Politics, and the Internet (6th Edition)
The Interplay of Influence: News, Advertising, Politics, and the Internet (6th Edition)
by Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Karlyn Kohrs Campbell
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Is there such a thing as unfiltered information? Not in today's age. THE INTERPLAY OF INFLUENCE: NEWS, ADVERTISING, POLITICS, AND THE INTERNET gives you an understanding of how mass media operates in your world and how powerful it can be. And, you'll... (read more)

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Theories of Contemporary Culture #7: Studies in Entertainment
Theories of Contemporary Culture #7: Studies in Entertainment
by Tania Modleski
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"This is an important book for all students of literature and history." --American Studies International ..". thoughtful and provocative.... the essays... grant complexity and contradiction to mass culture, while interrogating its objects from positions... (read more)

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Crisis of Political Communication
Crisis of Political Communication
by Jay G. Blumler
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The role of the mass media in the world of politics has become increasingly influential and controversial. Over the past few years, one disturbing question has cast a shadow over the entire issue: who is dictating to who? Jay Blumler and Michael... (read more)

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