Media, culture and society : an introduction

By: Hodkinson, PaulMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2011Description: x, 320 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9781412920520 (hbk.); 1412920523 (hbk.); 9781412920537 (pbk.); 1412920531 (pbk.)Subject(s): Mass media researchDDC classification: 302.23072
Contents:
Contents Introduction -- Media technologies -- Media industry -- Media content -- Media users -- Media as manipulation? : Marxism and ideology -- The construction of news -- Public service or personal entertainment? : Controlling media orientation -- Decline of the national public : commercialization, fragmentation and globalization -- Media, ethnicity and diaspora -- Media, gender and sexuality -- Media communities : subcultures, fans and identity groups -- Saturation, fluidity and loss of meaning.
Summary: Clearly organized, systematic and combining a critical survey of the field with a finely judged assessment of cutting edge developments, this book provides a contribution to media and communication studies. The text is organized into three distinctive parts, which fall neatly into research and teaching requirements.
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Contents Introduction --
Media technologies --
Media industry --
Media content --
Media users --
Media as manipulation? : Marxism and ideology --
The construction of news --
Public service or personal entertainment? : Controlling media orientation --
Decline of the national public : commercialization, fragmentation and globalization --
Media, ethnicity and diaspora --
Media, gender and sexuality --
Media communities : subcultures, fans and identity groups --
Saturation, fluidity and loss of meaning.


Clearly organized, systematic and combining a critical survey of the field with a finely judged assessment of cutting edge developments, this book provides a contribution to media and communication studies. The text is organized into three distinctive parts, which fall neatly into research and teaching requirements.

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