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The media student's book, Gill Branston and Roy Stafford

Label
The media student's book
Title
The media student's book
Statement of responsibility
Gill Branston and Roy Stafford
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Media Student's Book is a comprehensive introduction for students of media studies. It covers all the key topics and provides a detailed and accessible guide to concepts and debates. This fourth edition, newly in colour, has been thoroughly revised, re-ordered and updated, with many very recent examples and expanded coverage of the most important issues currently facing media studies. It is structured in four main parts, addressing key concepts, media practices, media debates, and the resources available for individual research."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
302.23
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
P90
LC item number
.B6764 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The media student's book, Gill Branston and Roy Stafford
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 553-561) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • zbnus
  • mel
Contents
1. Interpreting media -- Case study : ways of interpreting -- 2. Narratives -- Case study : CSI: Miami and crime fiction -- 3. Genres and other classifications -- Case study : J-horror and the Ring cycle -- 4. Institutions -- Case study : television as institution -- 5. Questions of representation -- Case study : images of migration -- 6. Ideologies and power -- Case study : news -- 7. Industries -- Case study : the major players in the media industries -- Case study : the music industry, technology and synergy -- 8. Audiences -- Case study : selling audiences -- 9. Advertising and branding -- Case study : celebrity, stardom and marketing -- 10. Research -- Case study : researching mobile phone technologies -- 11. Production organisation -- 12. Production techniques -- 13. Distribution -- Case study : contemporary British cinema -- 14. Documentary and 'reality TV' -- 15. Whose globalisation? -- 16. 'Free choices' in a 'free market'?
Control code
000028567320
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
xviii, 576 p.
Isbn
9780415371438
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005027571
Other control number
  • 9780415371421 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780415371438 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps
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.b21669776
System control number
sr21669776

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