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Migration and New Media: Transnational Families and Polymedia
Mirca Madianou & Daniel Miller
How do parents and children care for each other when they are separated because of migration? The way in which transnational families maintain long-distance relationships has been revolutionised by the emergence of new media such as email, instant messaging, social networking sites, webcam and texting. A migrant mother can now call and text her left-behind children several times a day, peruse social networking sites and leave the webcam for 12 hours achieving a sense of co-presence.
Explorations in New Cinema History - Approaches and case studies
R. Maltby, D. Biltereyst & P. Meers (eds.)
This book is concerned with the circulation and reception of cinema, rather than its prodution. It considers the commercial activities of film distribution and exhibition, the political and legal issues that underpinned them, and the history of cinema's audiences.
Media in Motion - Cultural complexity and migration in the Nordic region
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.
Negotiating Communication Rights - Case studies from India
Pradip 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.
Media and Conflict: Escalating Evil
Cees 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?
Making Online News, Vol. 2 - Newsroom Ethnographies in the Second Decade of Internet Journalism
D. 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.
Media/Society: Industries, Images, and Audiences (4th Ed)
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.
The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy
R. 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.
New Media Technologies and User Empowerment
J. 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.
Campaign Communication and Political Marketing
by 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.
- Foundations of Critical Media and Information Studies
- Media matters in the cultural contradictions of the "information society" - Towards a human rights-based governance
- The Production of Modernization: Daniel Lerner, Mass Media, and 'The Passing of Traditional Society'
- After the Czars and Commissars: Journalism in Authoritarian Post-Soviet Central Asia