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James Bennett (2010) Television Personalities: Stardom and the Small Screen, Routledge.

About the book: Celebrities have come to increasingly dominate the media and its study in contemporary culture. Although acknowledged as part of this general rise in the importance of celebrity...

Media, Culture and Society: An Introduction (Sage, 2010)

For more detail, contents and a sample chapter. Clearly organized, systematic and combining a critical survey of the field with a finely judged assessment of cutting edge developments, this...

Cross-Media Promotion

Cross-Media Promotion is the first book-length study of a defining feature of contemporary media, the promotion by media of their allied media interests. The book explores the range of forms of...

Reinventing Public Service Television for the Digital Future

Reinventing Public Service Television for the Digital Future Once regarded as a system in decline, public service broadcasters have acquired renewed legitimacy in the digital environment, as...

NEW BOOK "Entertainment in Spanish Television. History, Industry and Market"

Publisher: Deusto This book addresses the production of TV entertainment shows on Spanish television from three points of view: firstly, Enrique Guerrero carries out a historical survey of more...

/La era del drama en televisin. Perdidos, CSI: Las Vegas, El ala oeste de la Casa Blanca, Mujeres desesperadas y House (The era of drama in TV. Lost, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The West Wing, Desperate Housewives and House)

March, 2010 UOC Press Barcelona (Spain) 259 pages Prologue: Professor Roman Gubern This book starts with an empirical analysis of five drama series: /The West Wing/, NBC: 1999-2006;/ Lost/,...

Children, Media and Culture

"Children, Media and Culture seeks to redefine the discipline's domain by including classical art, fairy tales, and literature in the research purview along with media such as television, gaming,...

TELEVISION NEWS, POLITICS and YOUNG PEOPLE GENERATION DISCONNECTED?

Published by Palgrave. 'A wonderfully thought-provoking rejoinder to those who maintain that the media defends liberty through the dominance of the commercial market. Written by experienced...

Cultural Diversity and Global Media: The Mediation of Difference

February 2010 • 416 pages Paperback • 978-1-4051-8046-7 Hardback • 978-1-4051-8047-4 Cultural Diversity and Global Media explores the relationship between the media and...

"Them" and "Us" in Media Discourse

"Stephen Coleman and Karen Ross inspire us to reflect critically on prevailing assumptions we hold about the media and its publics. Their compelling analysis – written in a clear and accessible...

Creating Preschool Television: A Story of Commerce, Creativity and Curriculum, Palgrave, 2010. ISBN: 9780230574403

Around the world small children under six are regularly captivated by programmes produced especially for them by adults who inhabit a distinctive production community. Alongside enduring...

Visual Cultures, Intellect, 2010. ISBN:9781841503073

ABOUT THE BOOK Visual Cultures is the first study of the place of visuality and literacy in specific nations around the world, featuring authoritative, insightful essays on the value accorded to...

Iosifidis, Petros (ed.) (2010*) /Reinventing Public Service Communication: European Broadcasters and Beyond, /London: Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN: 978-0-230-22967-9, ISBN10: 0-230-22967-0

Brief Description: This edited collection addresses one of the most challenging debates in contemporary media studies: the transition of the traditional Public Service Broadcasters (PSBs) into...