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By Robin Andersen,Jonathan Gray

ISBN-10: 0313341672

ISBN-13: 9780313341670

There are many arguable points of modern day media approach, and this attractive encyclopedia examines the main major of the subjects at the moment being debated. prepared alphabetically, nearly a hundred entries disguise historical past, definitions, impressive courses, major media occasions and their historic importance, and critical destiny tendencies. concerns from sexuality to sensationalism, from surveillance to tabloid information, are lined the following in an incisive and informative demeanour. insurance of on-going advancements and new media applied sciences mix with the work's well timed material to make this a particularly proper set. a number of the issues lined contain: Al-Jazeera; nameless resources; the blogosphere; CNN, Fox, MSNBC, and cable speak; big name worship; censorship; conglomeration and media monopolies; fear-mongering; google books; homogenization; autonomous cinema; the iTunes influence; obscenity/indecency; leaks and nationwide safeguard; on-line pornography; politics and web journalism; privateness & surveillance; product placement; propoganda; tabloid information; videogames; and violence. Entries additionally comprise additional analyzing sources.

There are many arguable elements of latest media approach, and this appealing encyclopedia examines the main major themes at present being debated. prepared alphabetically, nearly a hundred entries conceal heritage, definitions, awesome courses, major media occasions and their ancient importance, and significant destiny developments. concerns from sexuality to sensationalism, from surveillance to tabloid information, are lined right here in an incisive and informative demeanour. insurance of on-going advancements and new media applied sciences mix with the work's well timed material to make this an extremely appropriate set.

Entries include an array of considerate views on present controversies, and make allowance readers to formulate their very own conclusions. subject matters comprise: Al-Jazeera; nameless resources; the blogosphere; CNN, Fox, MSNBC, and cable speak; star worship; censorship; conglomeration and media monopolies; fear-mongering; google books; homogenization; self reliant cinema; the iTunes impact; obscenity/indecency; leaks and nationwide defense; on-line pornography; politics and web journalism; privateness & surveillance; product placement; propoganda; tabloid information; videogames; and violence. Entries additionally comprise extra examining sources.

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