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Media Occupations and Professions: A Reader
     

Media Occupations and Professions: A Reader

by Jeremy Tunstall
 

Media Occupations and Professions is the first major attempt to consider a broad range of media occupations and their historical development. This collection of essays confronts numerous occupational controversies and dilemmas: can a valid distinction be made between media "crafts" and media "professions"? What are the differences between

Overview

Media Occupations and Professions is the first major attempt to consider a broad range of media occupations and their historical development. This collection of essays confronts numerous occupational controversies and dilemmas: can a valid distinction be made between media "crafts" and media "professions"? What are the differences between media moguls, media barons, and media stars? Are media workers becoming not only more powerful, but also more insecure? How predictable are media careers and why do media occupations have such chaotic entry patterns?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198742463
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Series:
Oxford Readers in Media and Communication Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Jeremy Tunstall is Professor of Sociology at City University and the author of numerous works on the media, media policy, and media workers. His most recent books include Newspaper Power (1996) and The Anglo-American Media Connection (1999), both published by Oxford University Press.

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