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Download e-book for kindle: Critical readings : violence and the media by C. Kay Weaver, Cynthia Carter

By C. Kay Weaver, Cynthia Carter

ISBN-10: 0335218059

ISBN-13: 9780335218059

ISBN-10: 0335218067

ISBN-13: 9780335218066

This advent to present brooding about media violence and its power impression on audiences adopts a clean viewpoint at the media results debate. The authors argue that the day-by-day repetition of media violence is helping to normalise and legitimise the acts being portrayed.

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Get Language and humour in the media PDF

By Jan Chovanec, Isabel Ermida

ISBN-10: 1443838942

ISBN-13: 9781443838948

Language and Humour within the Media offers new insights into the interface among humour reports and media discourse research, connecting components of scholarly curiosity that experience no longer been studied widely ahead of. the amount adopts a multi-disciplinary technique, targeting some of the roles humour performs in print and audiovisual media, the types it takes, the needs it serves, the butts it pursuits, the results it contains and the diversities it might probably think throughout cultures. The phenomena defined diversity from conversational humour, canned jokes and wordplay to humour in translation and information satire. the person experiences draw their fabric for research from conventional print and broadcast media, corresponding to magazines, sitcoms, movies and spoof information, in addition to digital and internet-based media, similar to emails, listserv messages, dwell blogs and on-line information. the quantity could be of basic curiosity to quite a lot of researchers within the fields of discourse research, sociolinguistics, intercultural stories, pragmatics, communique experiences, and rhetoric however it also will entice students within the parts of media reviews, psychology and crosscultural conversation.

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Read e-book online Self-Reference in the Media (Approaches to Applied PDF

By Winfried Nöth, Nina Bishara

ISBN-10: 3110194643

ISBN-13: 9783110194647

ISBN-10: 3110198835

ISBN-13: 9783110198836

This publication investigates how the media became self-referential or self-reflexive rather than mediating among the true or fictional worlds approximately which their messages fake to be and among the viewers that they want to notify, suggestions, or entertain. the concept that of self-reference is considered very greatly. Self-reflexivity, metatexts, metapictures, metamusic, metacommunication, in addition to intertextual, and intermedial references are all conceived of as sorts of self-reference, even though to diversified levels and degrees.

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Film Festivals: Culture, People, and Power on the Global by Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong PDF

By Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong

ISBN-10: 0813550653

ISBN-13: 9780813550657

Movies, stars, auteurs, critics, and the sheer pleasure of cinema come jointly in movie gala's as indispensable constellations of artwork, enterprise, and glamour. but, how good will we truly comprehend the forces and meanings that those occasions embody?

Film Festivals bargains the 1st accomplished evaluation of the heritage, humans, movies, and a number of capabilities of the competition international. From Sundance to Hong Kong, from the glitter of Cannes to edgier gala's that problem obstacles or foster LGBTQ cultural creation, movie gala's have fun artwork, advertise enterprise, convey cinema to assorted audiences, and lift key matters approximately how we see our global. Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong situates fairs inside altering worldwide practices of movie, together with their very important ties to either Hollywood and self sustaining cinema. She explores how those occasions became imperative within the building of cinema wisdom in addition to the behind-the-scene mechanics of finance, distribution, and review. through linking common constructions and connections to express movies and auteurs, Wong addresses the parts and production of movie fairs that proceed to reshape filmmaking as paintings and business.

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The media and political process by Eric Louw PDF

By Eric Louw

ISBN-10: 1848607253

ISBN-13: 9781848607255

This totally revised new version of The Media and Political method assesses the influence of spin doctoring and media task in liberal democracies which are simply as inquisitive about influence administration and public kinfolk as with coverage. Political techniques by no means stand nonetheless, and this revised moment variation explores the mediatization of the political technique in mild of modern advancements, from Vladimir Putin's progress right into a political star, to the actions of spin medical professionals within the 2008 US Presidential Elections.


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Download e-book for iPad: The Cult TV Book (Investigating Cult TV Series) by Stacey Abbott (Ed)

By Stacey Abbott (Ed)

ISBN-10: 1848850263

ISBN-13: 9781848850262

Cult television is a truly interesting sector of latest tv. "The Cult television ebook" is the better half connection with this television phenomenon, whose exhibits push the bounds and supply biting commentaries on society this present day. Cult television is additionally altering. the place being cult used to intend being marginal with a small, dependable fan base, cult television is now key to the tv undefined, fandom is worldwide and on-line, cult prestige for a express is fostered by way of the networks, and cult sequence are famous for his or her brilliant lighting tricks and magnificent visible variety. So, what's cult television this day? prime students, writers and reporters redefine our figuring out of cult television, with new ways to and case reviews on: Cult television aesthetics, historical past of cult television, Cult television & new media, The 'sub-cultural celebrity', Jane Espenson on tips to write cult television, Cult television & the printed undefined, tune, Innovation, Cult channels, kid's cult television, intercourse, Gender, Race, Cult audiences, Transgressive television, Cult of cult television, Nancy Holder on writing tie-ins, television & movie advisor, Fan fiction, "Battlestar Galactica", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Doctor Who", "The Avengers", "The Prisoner", "Quatermass", "The Sopranos", "Masters of Horror", "The Twilight Zone", "Twin Peaks", "Grey's Anatomy", "Bagpuss", "South Park", "The X Files", "Da Ali G Show", "Trailer Park Boys" and "Angel". participants comprise: Stacey Abbott, Sergio Angelini, Jes Battis, Stan Beeler, Miles Booy, Simon Brown, Bronwen Calvert, Jane Espenson, Dick Fiddy, Lincoln Geraghty, Janet ok. Halfyard, Matt Hills, Nancy Holder, Catherine Johnson, Lorna Jowett, Roz Kaveney, Roberta Pearson, Denzell Richards, Hillary Robson, David Simmons, Sharon Sutherland, Paul Sutton, Sarah Swan, Donato Totaro, Rhonda V. Wilcox and Tat wooden.

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