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By Angharad N. Valdivia

A better half to Media experiences is a entire assortment that brings jointly new writings through a world workforce to supply an outline of the theories and methodologies that experience produced this such a lot interdisciplinary of fields.

• Tackles a number of significant innovations and controversies, geared up into six parts of analysis: foundations, creation, media content material, media audiences, results, and futures
• presents an available element of access into this expansive and interdisciplinary box
• comprises the writings of well known media students, together with McQuail, Schiller, Gallagher, Wartella, and Bryant
• Now to be had in paperback for the path market.

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Giles, J. and Middleton, T. (1999). Studying Culture: A practical introduction. Oxford: Blackwell. , and Whitney, D. C. (1998). Media Making: Mass media and popular culture. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Katz, E. and Lazarsfeld, P. F. (1955). Personal Influence: The part played by people in the flow of mass communication. New York: The Free Press. , Blumler, J. , and Gurevitch, M. (1974). Utilization of mass communication by the individual. In J. G. Blumler and E. ), The Uses of Mass Communications: Current perspectives on gratifications research.

Within feminist scholarship the debate has moved on since the quantitative content analyses of “sex-roles and stereotypes” that typified the mainly North American research of the 1970s. Nevertheless, studies of this kind are still carried out, and they remain important in recording some of the basic elements in a very complex situation. In an ambitious global monitoring exercise, women from 71 countries studied their news media for one day in January 1995. More than 15,500 stories were analyzed, and the results were dramatic.

The Uses of Mass Communications: Current perspectives on gratifications research. Beverly Hills and London: Sage Publications. Lipsitz, G. (2001). American Studies in a Moment of Danger. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Marris, P. and Thornham, S. ) (2000). ). New York: New York University Press. Martín Barbero, J. (1993). Communication, Culture and Hegemony: From media to mediations. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. Marvin, C. (1988). When Old Technologies Were New: Thinking about electric communication in the late nineteenth century.

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