Introduction to Mass Communication: Media Literacy and Culture / Edition 5

Introduction to Mass Communication: Media Literacy and Culture / Edition 5

by Stanley J. Baran
     
 

This text emphasizes that media audiences can take more active roles as media consumers and have a deeper understanding of the influence the media have in both shaping and reflecting culture. Through this cultural perspective, students learn that audience members are as much a part of the mass communication process as are the media producers, technologies, and… See more details below

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This text emphasizes that media audiences can take more active roles as media consumers and have a deeper understanding of the influence the media have in both shaping and reflecting culture. Through this cultural perspective, students learn that audience members are as much a part of the mass communication process as are the media producers, technologies, and industries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073511917
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
516

Table of Contents

Part One: Laying the Groundwork

1. Mass Communication, Culture, and Media Literacy

2. The Evolving Mass Communication Process


Part Two: Media, Media Industries, and Media Audiences

3. Books

4. Newspapers

5. Magazines

6. Film

7. Radio, Recording, and Popular Music

8. Television, Cable, and Mobile Video

9. Video Games

10. The Internet and the World Wide Web


Part Three: Supporting Industries

11. Public Relations

12. Advertising


Part Four: Mass-Mediated Culture in the Information Age

13. Theories and Effects of Mass Communication

14. Media Freedom, Regulation, and Ethics

15. Global Media

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