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The Appearance of Solidity: Media and Culture in the Electric Age
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 98,530. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Using Marshall McLuhan’s insights as an impetus, this meandering tale draws upon novels, radio and television shows, film, and trending internet platforms and gaming to discuss the influence of media in a world increasingly wrapped in the fibre optic cables of the technological age. This idiosyncratic examination is an interrogation of media's cultural influence and subsequent societal change.
Rethinking the BBC: Public Media in the 21st Century
Price: Free! Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Rethinking the BBC: Public Media in the 21st Century brings together some of the most influential and creative thinkers on media politics and policy in the UK and beyond. It is a vital contribution to the debate on public media at a moment of rapid change.
Game Face, The Media Training Playbook: 19 Cautionary Tales
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 59,300. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public relations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Game Face pushes the playback button on 19 famous media interviews to illustrate the verbal skills, techniques, and tactics you’ll need to master any interview. Public relations expert Bodine Williams introduces rules of conduct for speaking on the record. It’s the ultimate guide for any high-stakes Q&A— from a media or job interview to a stakeholder meeting.
Media Interaction With the Public in Emergency Situations: Four Case Studies - Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident, Los Angeles Riots and Rodney King, World Trade Center Bombing, Oklahoma City Bombing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this interesting study provides an analysis of media coverage of four major emergency situations in the United States and the impact of that coverage on the public.
Se a Enfermagem Falasse...
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,120. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
"Se a Enfermagem Falasse" inspira os enfermeiros a construirem mensagens eficazes sobre o seu contributo para a Saúde dos cidadãos. Com temas controversos e originais, é uma obra para todos os que querem dar voz à profissão! O livro aborda assuntos que não são falados nas aulas e que se evitam nas Instituições de Saúde! Obrigatório para enfermeiros, estudantes e utentes!
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This second volume of essays in the My Little Po-Mo series combines critical analysis of the second season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its fandom, with a focus on what might be called the "dark side" of the latter. Sex, death, and chaos, handled as only a children's cartoon can!
Winning with the News Media - A Self-Defense Manual When You're the Story
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,150. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
A new, updated e-book version of a classic guidebook. One of the nation's most experienced reporters and news media consultants helps you understand how the news media operate and how to cope with them. A former investigative reporter in both newspapers and television, Clarence Jones left reporting when he wrote this book to become an on-camera coach for government and corporate executives.
The Manipulators - Unmasking the Hidden Persuaders --- The Conspiracy To Make Us Buy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,310. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Advertising, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This is the unmasking of Van Packard's classic expose of the advertising industry, “The Hidden Persuaders,” and how the real “Mad Men” of Madison Avenue get us to spend.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This first volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the first season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its adult fans to explore questions about their motivations and experiences, along with the show that inspired them.
Between River and Rock: How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,430. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Drenched in gallows humor, Between River and Rock (How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments) is Norman Ball’s scathing report of TV’s—and the Internet’s—insidious impact on the American psyche. Yes, our endless gazing at telescreens has been mocked, scorned and rebuked before but never with such soul-force and literary panache. Before reading Norman Ball, please extinguish all devices.
The Gospel according to The Simpsons, Bigger and Possibly Even Better!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,230. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
The Simpsons is one of the longest running, funniest, most irreverent, and, according to some religious leaders, the most theologically relevant show on television today. Journalist Mark Pinsky explores the religious and spiritual aspects of Bart, Homer, and the rest of cartoon's first family–a show strongly denounced by many conservative Christians back in 1989, but now viewed favorably by many.
The Gospel According to Disney: Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,000. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
In this follow-up to his best-selling The Gospel According to The Simpsons: The Spiritual Life of the World's Most Animated Family, religion journalist Mark Pinsky explores the role that the animated features of The Walt Disney Company have played in the moral and spiritual development of generations of children. Pinsky explores the religious, moral, and theological themes in 31 Disney films.