Battleground: the media (2 Volumes Set) by Robin Andersen, Jonathan Alan Gray

By Robin Andersen, Jonathan Alan Gray

There are lots of debatable elements of ultra-modern media approach, and this eye-catching encyclopedia examines the main major of the subjects presently being debated. prepared alphabetically, nearly a hundred entries hide historical past, definitions, outstanding courses, major media occasions and their old importance, and critical destiny tendencies. concerns from sexuality to sensationalism, from surveillance to tabloid information, are lined the following in an incisive and informative demeanour. assurance of on-going advancements and new media applied sciences mix with the work's well timed material to make this a particularly suitable set. a few of the issues lined comprise: Al-Jazeera; nameless resources; the blogosphere; CNN, Fox, MSNBC, and cable speak; big name worship; censorship; conglomeration and media monopolies; fear-mongering; google books; homogenization; self sufficient cinema; the iTunes impression; obscenity/indecency; leaks and nationwide protection; on-line pornography; politics and web journalism; privateness & surveillance; product placement; propoganda; tabloid information; videogames; and violence. Entries additionally contain extra analyzing sources.There are many debatable facets of modern media approach, and this attractive encyclopedia examines the main major themes presently being debated. prepared alphabetically, nearly a hundred entries hide history, definitions, impressive courses, major media occasions and their historic importance, and critical destiny tendencies. matters from sexuality to sensationalism, from surveillance to tabloid information, are coated the following in an incisive and informative demeanour. assurance of on-going advancements and new media applied sciences mix with the work's well timed subject material to make this an extremely correct set.Entries comprise an array of considerate views on present controversies, and make allowance readers to formulate their very own conclusions. themes contain: Al-Jazeera; nameless resources; the blogosphere; CNN, Fox, MSNBC, and cable speak; superstar worship; censorship; conglomeration and media monopolies; fear-mongering; google books; homogenization; self sufficient cinema; the iTunes influence; obscenity/indecency; leaks and nationwide safety; on-line pornography; politics and net journalism; privateness & surveillance; product placement; propoganda; tabloid information; videogames; and violence. Entries additionally contain additional examining assets.

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Boulder: Westview, 2003; elNawawy, Mohammed, and Adel Iskandar. ” Transnational Broadcasting Alternative Media in the United States | 21 Studies Journal 9 (2002). html; Miladi, Noureddine. ” In War and the Media: Reporting Conflict 24/7, ed. Daya Kishan Thussu and Des Freedman, 149–60. London: Sage, 2003; Miles, Hugh. Al-Jazeera: How Arab TV News Challenged the World. London: Abacus, 2005; Nkrumah, Gamal. ” Al-Ahram Weekly 821, November 23–29, 2006; Norris, Pippa, Montague Kern, and Marion Just.

The Paper Tiger collective has lasted 27 years, producing over 400 programs. Paper Tiger expanded from cable and continues to distribute its programs to schools, colleges, community groups, and overseas venues. Alternative Media in the United States | 25 Instead of trying to mimic the expensive, slick production style of mainstream mass media and what marketing consultants call the “packaging” of news programming, Paper Tiger created a “public access aesthetic” that included innovative and inexpensive set designs, handmade graphics, and alternative location settings.

At the turn of the twentieth century, President Theodore Roosevelt 22 | Alternative Media in the United States coined the term “muckraker” for the audacious exposés that challenged entrenched wealth and corruption, both public and private. Those journalistic traditions remain an essential aspect of American media culture and continue to influence alternative and freelance journalists. Alternative media, sometimes referred to as community media, are often tied to social movements for change and racial and economic justice.

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