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Media Sociology
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Silvio Waisbord
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-12 - Publisher: Polity

Where is sociology in contemporary media studies? How do sociological questions and arguments shape media analysis? These are the questions addressed in this timely collection on media sociology. Sociology was fundamental in defining the analytical boundaries of early media studies, from the study of news and communities to media effects
Language: en
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher:

All Media Are Social
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Andrew M. Lindner, Stephen R. Barnard
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-10 - Publisher: Routledge

From TV to smartphone apps to movies to newspapers, mass media are nearly omnipresent in contemporary life and act as a powerful social institution. In this introduction to media sociology, Lindner and Barnard encourage readers to think critically about the power of big media companies, state-media relations, new developments in
Journalism and Human Rights
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: John C. Pollock
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-02 - Publisher: Routledge

This book is the first collection of original research to explore links between demographics and media coverage of emerging human rights issues. It covers cross-national reporting on human trafficking, HIV/AIDS, water contamination, and child labour; and same-sex marriage, Guantanamo detainee rights, immigration reform, and post-traumatic stress disorder in the United
Advancing Media Production Research
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Chris Paterson, David Lee, Anamik Saha, Anna Zoellner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-26 - Publisher: Springer

This anthology explores challenges to understanding the nature of cultural production, exploring innovative new research approaches and improvements to old approaches, such as newsroom ethnography, which will enable clearer, fuller understanding of the workings of journalism and other forms of media and cultural production.