Media Organisations in Society / Edition 1

Media Organisations in Society / Edition 1

by James Curran
     
 

ISBN-10: 0340720158

ISBN-13: 9780340720158

Pub. Date: 02/01/2002

Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers

This widescreen approach to the study of media organizations in society combines a survey of current research with original case studies, providing an in-depth understanding of media industries and the processes of cultural production.  See more details below

Overview

This widescreen approach to the study of media organizations in society combines a survey of current research with original case studies, providing an in-depth understanding of media industries and the processes of cultural production.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340720158
Publisher:
Hodder Education Publishers
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Series:
Arnold Publications Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Introduction9
Pt. IOverview
1Media organisations in society: central issues19
Pt. IIMedia as Industry
2Spectacle, synergy and megamusicals: the global-industrialisation of the live-entertainment economy69
3The political economy of the Internet84
4Alternative media, alternative texts? Rethinking democratisation in the cultural industries107
5Broadcasting deregulation in Turkey: uniformity within diversity126
Pt. IIIMedia as Battlefield
6The killing of Brazilian street children and the rise of the international public sphere151
7Public-relations campaigning and news production: the case of 'new unionism' in Britain173
8Mainstreaming the margins: the transformation of Marxism Today193
Pt. IVMedia as Cultural Product
9Literary editors, social networks and cultural tradition215
10Music divisions: the recording industry and the social mediation of cultural production240
11Media, cultural identity and the state: the case of Hong Kong255
12Media organisations and non-media people273
Index289

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