Presents an original treatment of television criticism with a foundational approach to the nature of criticism, an understanding of the business of television, production background in creating television style, in-depth chapters on storytelling and narrative theories and television genres, and more.
The Second Edition of this bestseller now includes: two new chapters on Prosocial Aspects of the Media and Educational Media; a new chapter on Media and Family to show how families use media, how families are portrayed in media and how parents use mediation strategies (or donÂ´t) etc.
The reputation of journalists is continually being questioned. Nearly every public opinion poll shows that people have lost respect for journalists and lost faith in the news media. In this fully updated and expanded sixth edition of "Ethics in Journalism", author Ron F. Smith provides a highly readable introduction to journalism ethics, and offers solutions for the many ethical dilemmas facing journalists today.
This new edition of the best-selling text has been fully revised and updated to take into account new developments in communication and media studies. More Than Words provides an introduction to both communication theory and practice. The authors cover essential elements of communication, including communication between individuals and groups, in organizations and through mass media and new technologies.
The First Amendment to the Constitution states that Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of the press, but the definitions of Â´pressÂ´, of Â´freedomÂ´, and even of Â´abridgmentÂ´ have evolved by means of judicial rulings on cases concerning the limits and purposes of press freedoms. In How Free Can the Press Be?
Offers a road map of the scholarship on modern Hindi cinema in India, with an emphasis on understanding the interplay between cinema and colonialism, nationalism, and globalization. This book attends to issues of capitalism, nationalism, orientalism, and modernity through understandings of race, class, gender and sexuality, religion, and politics.