Members\' books

Media in Motion - Cultural complexity and migration in the Nordic region

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E. Eide & K. Nikunen (eds.)

This collection draws together the latest research from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden to look at different aspects of the relationship between media and migration in the Nordic region.

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Negotiating Communication Rights - Case studies from India

negotiating_communication_rightsPradip N. Thomas

Communication Rights is a key issue in contemporary societies, especially in a country like India, which faces major communication deficits. Negotiating Communication Rights explores some of the most important aspects of communication rights movements in India.

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Media and Conflict: Escalating Evil

media_and_conflictCees J. Hamelink

The world faces explosive conflicts about the distribution and scarcity of resources, about ethnicity and religion, and about the risks of urban life. These conflicts can easily spiral out of control toward mass slaughter—an evil of huge proportions that is often escalated by the media. What should be done to prevent this lethal trend? How do media create anxiety, provide space for agitation, and disconnect people?

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Making Online News, Vol. 2 - Newsroom Ethnographies in the Second Decade of Internet Journalism

making_onine_newsD. Domingo & C. Paterson (eds.)

Online journalism has taken center stage in debates about the future of news. Instead of speculating, this volume offers rich empirical evidence about actual developments in online newsrooms.

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Media/Society: Industries, Images, and Audiences (4th Ed)

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D. Croteau, W. Hoynes and S. Milan

In a society saturated by mass media, from newspapers and magazines, television and radio, to digital video projects and the Internet, iPods and TiVo, most students possess a great deal of media knowledge and experience before they ever enter the classroom. What they often lack, however, is a broader framework for understanding the relationship between media and society.

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The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy

handbook_of_political_economy_of_communicationsR. Mansell and M. Raboy (Eds)

Co-published by IAMCR and Wiley-Blackwell, this book offers insights into the boundaries of this field of study, assesses why it is important, who is affected, and with what political, economic, social and cultural consequences. It provides the most up to date and comprehensive collection of essays from top scholars in the field, including contributions from western and eastern Europe, North and Central America, Africa and Asia.

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New Media Technologies and User Empowerment

new_media_techologies_and_user_empowermentJ. Pierson, E. Mante-Meijer & E. Loos (eds.)

This book provides numerous and refreshing insights into the claims about the ever more proactive role of users of information and communication technologies.

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Campaign Communication and Political Marketing

campaign_communication_and_political_marketingby Philippe Maarek

This book is a comprehensive, internationalist study of the modern political campaign. It indexes and explains their integral components, strategies, and tactics and offers comparative analyses of campaigns from country to country.

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Foundations of Critical Media and Information Studies

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by Christian Fuchs

This book lays down foundations for the analysis of media, information, and information technology in 21st century information society, as well as introducing the theoretical and empirical tools necessary for the critical study of media and information.

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Media matters in the cultural contradictions of the "information society" - Towards a human rights-based governance

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by Divina Frau-Meigs

Is an online identity protected by freedom of expression or is it a form of publicity subject to trademark law? Is online privacy a commercial service or a public right? What are the limits of consent when dealing with privacy as a service? What are "free", "open", or "public" services on the Internet and how can citizens use them effectively?

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