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Media & Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication / Edition 10

Media & Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication / Edition 10

by Richard Campbell
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As media becomes a part of our everyday experience, it's important to have the right tools and resources to navigate the merging worlds of text, audio, and visual media found in Media & Culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901457668738
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date: 03/27/2015
Edition description: Tenth Edition
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Richard Campbell, Chair of the Department of Media, Journalism and Film at Miami University, is the author of "60 Minutes" and the News: A Mythology for Middle America (1991) and coauthor of Cracked Coverage: Television News, the Anti-Cocaine Crusade, and the Reagan Legacy (1994). Campbell has written for numerous publications, including Columbia Journalism Review, Journal of Communication, and Media Studies Journal, and he is on the editorial boards of Critical Studies in Mass Communication and Television Quarterly. He also serves on the board of directors for Cincinnati Public Radio. He holds a Ph.D. from Northwestern University and has also taught at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee, Mount Mary College, the University of Michigan, and Middle Tennessee State University.

Christopher R. Martin is a professor of journalism at the University of Northern Iowa and author of Framed! Labor and the Corporate Media (2003). He has written articles and reviews on journalism, televised sports, the Internet, and labor for several publications, including Communication Research, Journal of Communication, Journal of Communication Inquiry, Labor Studies Journal, Culture, Sport, and Society, and Perspectives on Politics. He is also on the editorial board of the Journal of Communication Inquiry. Martin holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and has also taught at Miami University.

Bettina Fabos, an award-winning video maker and former print reporter, is an associate professor of visual communication and interactive digital studies at the University of Northern Iowa. She is the author of Wrong Turn on the Information Superhighway: Education and the Commercialized Internet (2004). Her areas of expertise include critical media literacy, Internet commercialization, the role of the Internet in education, and media representations of popular culture. Her work has been published in Library Trends, Review of Educational Research, and Harvard Educational Review. Fabos has also taught at Miami University and has a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.

Table of Contents

1   Mass Communication: A Critical Approach


2   The Internet, Digital Media, and Media Convergence

3  Digital Gaming and the Media Playground


4   Sound Recording and Popular Music

5 Popular Radio and the Origins of Broadcasting

6   Television and Cable: The Power of Visual Culture

7   Movies and the Impact of Images


8   Newspapers: The Rise and Decline of Modern Journalism

9   Magazines in the Age of Specialization

10  Books and the Power of Print


11   Advertising and Commercial Culture

12   Public Relations and Framing the Message

13  Media Economics and the Global Marketplace


14   The Culture of Journalism: Values, Ethics, and Democracy

15   Media Effects and Cultural Approaches to Research

16    Legal Controls and Freedom of Expression

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