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The Appearance of Solidity: Media and Culture in the Electric Age by Barry Pomeroy
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 by Commonwealth Publishing
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.
Experimentum by Gabi Tree
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,320. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016 by Dr Gabrielle Tree. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
I've written and assembled these research notes from my two-year study into media susceptibility as a result of experiencing nearly six years of group stalking, harassment and defamation which began during my overseas travels. Being defamed online and seeing real-life behavioural changes in people’s interactions with me, I investigated the effect of mass media messages on human malleability.
Newspapers: A Century of Decline by Robin Bromby
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
From the broadcast of the first news bulletin on radio in 1920, daily newspapers have been under pressure from a succession of challenges, ranging from television to suburban weeklies until—finally—the internet. many papers made the near fatal decision to give away their news for free online, a strategy that was realised too late to be a dreadful mistake. This book charts this century-long saga.
Asesino Perfecto by Luis Carlos Molina Acevedo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: Spanish. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Baudrillard plantea la disolución de lo real como un crimen perfecto perpetuado por la tecnología. La realidad es desmaterializada en la realidad virtual y los objetos pierden su sombra para volverse transparentes en las pantallas de efectos luminosos, producto de la codificación del lenguaje de máquina.
Game Face, The Media Training Playbook: 19 Cautionary Tales by Bodine Williams
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 by Progressive Management
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... by Rodrigo Martins Cardoso
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 by Jed A. Blue
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!
Infonomics by Daniel Mark
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Infonomics is a groundbreaking work that utilizes the science of economics to study the flow of information. Based on the premise that information is filtered through a "marketplace of ideas", the author challenges the conventional wisdom that this marketplace necessarily processes information properly. The book is a fascinating exploration of market forces, mass media, and collective wisdom.
Winning with the News Media - A Self-Defense Manual When You're the Story by Clarence Jones
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.
Deep Web for Journalists: Comms, Counter-Surveillance, Search by Alan Pearce
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,260. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2013 and represented by alanpearce.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet / security
Journalism has been transformed by the Internet and the Internet has opened journalists to levels of surveillance that would have horrified George Orwell. All journalists should be aware of the dangers they face in the digital world – the emerging battleground.
The Manipulators - Unmasking the Hidden Persuaders --- The Conspiracy To Make Us Buy by Jeffrey Robinson
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 by Jed A. Blue
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 by Norman Ball
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.
La Comunicación Social de 1973 a 2005 by Frank Gerace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,010. Language: Unknown language. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
La actualización del libro "Comunicación Horizontal: Cambio de Estructura y Movilización Social" que hizo impacto en América Latina en los ambientes educativos, sociales, y políticos de los años 70. Una investigación de los presupuestos ideológicos de la visión teórica de las comunicaciones sociales propugnada por los estudiosos norteamericanos de la época. Con nuevos aportes del autor.
The Gospel according to The Simpsons, Bigger and Possibly Even Better! by Mark Pinsky
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 by Mark Pinsky
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.