Encyclopaedia Of Modern Journalism And Mass Media (Set Of 10 Vols.) 2005

Author: M. H. Syed

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788126124206

Category: Journalism

Page: 3146

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Mass Media And Journalism Have Evolved Into A Strong Force, Over The Years. Print Media Was The First Phase And Then Followed Radio And Television And Later On Internet And Websites. In Fact, In A Broader Sense, Media Has Two Different Segments. One Is Print Media And The Other Is Electronic Media. Print Media Is Readable, While Electronic Media Is Audio-Visual. Electronic Media May Be More Popular Than The Print Media Due To Its Visual Power While The Print Media Has A Lasting Value.Journalism And Mass Media Deal With A Wide Range Of Activities Concerning Information Its Collection, Writing, Editing, Dissemination, And Publication.This Encyclopaedic Work Encompasses All Relevant Information On All Vital Issues In The Field Of Modern Journalism And Mass Media. It Is Hoped, The Information Contained Herein Will Benefit One And All Concerned.
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Encyclopaedia of Contemporary Russian

Author: Smorodinskaya,

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136787860

Category: Reference

Page: 792

View: 3937

This addition to the highly successful Contemporary Cultures series covers the period from period 1953, with the death of Stalin, to the present day. Both ‘Russian’ and ‘Culture’ are defined broadly. ‘Russian’ refers to the Soviet Union until 1991 and the Russian Federation after 1991. Given the diversity of the Federation in its ethnic composition and regional characteristics, questions of national, regional, and ethnic identity are given special attention. There is also coverage of Russian-speaking immigrant communities. ‘Culture’ embraces all aspects of culture and lifestyle, high and popular, artistic and material: art, fashion, literature, music, cooking, transport, politics and economics, film, crime – all, and much else, are covered, in order to give a full picture of the Russian way of life and experience throughout the extraordinary changes undergone since the middle of the twentieth century. The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Russian Culture is an unbeatable resource on recent and contemporary Russian culture and history for students, teachers and researchers across the disciplines. Apart from academic libraries, the book will also be a valuable acquisition for public libraries. Entries include cross-references and the larger ones carry short bibliographies. There is a full index.
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Mass Communication and American Social Thought

Key Texts, 1919-1968

Author: John Durham Peters,Peter Simonson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742528390

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 530

View: 7900

This anthology of hard-to-find primary documents provides a solid overview of the foundations of American media studies. Focusing on mass communication and society and how this research fits into larger patterns of social thought, this valuable collection features key texts covering the media studies traditions of the Chicago school, the effects tradition, the critical theory of the Frankfurt school, and mass society theory. Where possible, articles are reproduced in their entirety to preserve the historical flavor and texture of the original works. Topics include popular theater, yellow journalism, cinema, books, public relations, political and military propaganda, advertising, opinion polling, photography, the avant-garde, popular magazines, comics, the urban press, radio drama, soap opera, popular music, and television drama and news. This text is ideal for upper-level courses in mass communication and media theory, media and society, mass communication effects, and mass media history.
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Encyclopedia of American Journalism

Author: Stephen L. Vaughn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135880204

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 664

View: 9109

The Encyclopedia of American Journalism explores the distinctions found in print media, radio, television, and the internet. This work seeks to document the role of these different forms of journalism in the formation of America's understanding and reaction to political campaigns, war, peace, protest, slavery, consumer rights, civil rights, immigration, unionism, feminism, environmentalism, globalization, and more. This work also explores the intersections between journalism and other phenomena in American Society, such as law, crime, business, and consumption. The evolution of journalism's ethical standards is discussed, as well as the important libel and defamation trials that have influenced journalistic practice, its legal protection, and legal responsibilities. Topics covered include: Associations and Organizations; Historical Overview and Practice; Individuals; Journalism in American History; Laws, Acts, and Legislation; Print, Broadcast, Newsgroups, and Corporations; Technologies.
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The Encyclopedia of Christian Literature

Author: George Thomas Kurian,James D. Smith, III

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810872837

Category: Religion

Page: 732

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Covering 2,000 years, this two-volume set is the first encyclopedia devoted to Christian writers and books. In addition to an overview of the Christian literature, this encyclopedia includes more than 40 essays on the principal genres of Christian literature and more than 400 bio-bibliographical essays describing the principal writers and their works.
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The Handbook of Communication History

Author: Peter Simonson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415892597

Category: History

Page: 511

View: 2565

The Handbook of Communication History addresses central ideas, social practices, and media of communication as they have developed across time, cultures, and world geographical regions. It attends to both the varieties of communication in world history and the historical investigation of those forms in communication and media studies. The Handbook editors view communication as encompassing patterns, processes, and performances of social interaction, symbolic production, material exchange, institutional formation, social praxis, and discourse. As such, the history of communication cuts across social, cultural, intellectual, political, technological, institutional, and economic history. The volume examines the history of communication history; the history of ideas of communication; the history of communication media; and the history of the field of communication. Readers will explore the history of the object under consideration (relevant practices, media, and ideas), review its manifestations in different regions and cultures (comparative dimensions), and orient toward current thinking and historical research on the topic (current state of the field). As a whole, the volume gathers disparate strands of communication history into one volume, offering an accessible and panoramic view of the development of communication over time and geographical places, and providing a catalyst to further work in communication history.
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The Encyclopedia of Political Revolutions

Author: Jack A. Goldstone

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135937583

Category: Reference

Page: 580

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The Encyclopedia of Political Revolutions is an important reference work that describes revolutionary events that have affected and often changed the course of history. Suitable for students and interested lay readers yet authoritative enough for scholars, its 200 articles by leading scholars from around the world provide quick answers to specific questions as well as in-depth treatment of events and trends accompanying revolutions. Includes descriptions of specific revolutions, important revolutionary figures, and major revolutionary themes such as communism and socialism, ideology, and nationalism. Illustrative material consists of photographs, detailed maps, and a timeline of revolutions.
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Encyclopedia of Religion, Communication, and Media

Author: Daniel A. Stout

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415969468

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 467

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Communication is an essential part of religion: communication between believers, between religious leaders and followers, between proponents of different faiths, and even practitioners and the deities. The Encyclopedia of Religion, Communication, and Media explores all forms of religious communication worldwide and historically, with a special emphasis on oral and written forms of communication. The Encyclopedia of Religion, Communication, and Media contains 124 entries contributed and signed by scholars from international universities and institutions, with expertise in the fields of religious studies, communication studies, media studies, theology, journalism, and more. The Encyclopedia analyzes the dynamics of the relationship between religion, communication and media, exploring an essential aspect of religion that has a great impact on culture, society, and daily life.
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God, Jews and the Media

Religion and Israel's Media

Author: Yoel Cohen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415475031

Category: Religion

Page: 258

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"In order to understand contemporary Jewish identity in the twenty-first century, one needs to look beyond the Synagogue, the holy days and Jewish customs and law to explore such modern phenomena as mass media and their impact upon Jewish existence. This book delves into the complex relationship between Judaism and the mass media to provide a comprehensive examination of modern Jewish identity. Covering the Diaspora populations of the US and UK as well as Israel itself, the author looks at journalism, broadcasting, advertising and the internet to give a wide-ranging analysis of how the Jewish religion and Jewish people have been influenced by the media age. He tackles questions such as: - What is the impact of Judaism on mass media? - How is the religion covered in the secular Israeli media? - Does the coverage strengthen religious identity? - What impact does the media have upon secular-religious tensions? Chapters explore how the impact of Judaism is to be found particularly in the religious media in Israel - haredi and modern Orthodox - and looks at the evolution of new patterns of religious advertising, the growth and impact of the internet on Jewish identity, and the very legitimacy of certain media in the eyes of religious leaders. An important addition to the existing literature on the nature of Jewish identity in the modern world, this book will be of great interest to scholars of media studies, sociology, Jewish studies, religion and politics, as well as to the broader Jewish and Israeli communities"--
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Selling the Silver Bullet

The Lone Ranger and Transmedia Brand Licensing

Author: Avi Santo

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 1477303979

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 331

View: 8498

Originating as a radio series in 1933, the Lone Ranger is a cross-media star who has appeared in comic strips, comic books, adult and juvenile novels, feature films and serials, clothing, games, toys, home furnishings, and many other consumer products. In his prime, he rivaled Mickey Mouse as one of the most successfully licensed and merchandised children's properties in the United States, while in more recent decades, the Lone Ranger has struggled to resonate with consumers, leading to efforts to rebrand the property. The Lone Ranger's eighty-year history as a lifestyle brand thus offers a perfect case study of how the fields of licensing, merchandizing, and brand management have operated within shifting industrial and sociohistorical conditions that continue to redefine how the business of entertainment functions. Deciphering how iconic characters gain and retain their status as cultural commodities, Selling the Silver Bullet focuses on the work done by peripheral consumer product and licensing divisions in selectively extending the characters' reach and in cultivating investment in these characters among potential stakeholders. Tracing the Lone Ranger's decades-long career as intellectual property allows Avi Santo to analyze the mechanisms that drive contemporary character licensing and entertainment brand management practices, while at the same time situating the licensing field's development within particular sociohistorical and industrial contexts. He also offers a nuanced assessment of the ways that character licensing firms and consumer product divisions have responded to changing cultural and economic conditions over the past eighty years, which will alter perceptions about the creative and managerial authority these ancillary units wield.
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Encyclopedia Americana

Author: Scholastic Library Publishing

Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing

ISBN: 9780717201396

Category: Reference

Page: N.A

View: 5392

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The Encyclopedia Americana

A to Anjou

Author: Grolier Incorporated

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780717201303

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: 888

View: 3183

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Propaganda and Mass Persuasion

A Historical Encyclopedia, 1500 to the Present

Author: Nicholas John Cull,David Holbrook Culbert,David Welch

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1576078205

Category: History

Page: 479

View: 1871

Entries provide information on the history, key propagandists, and techniques and concepts of propaganda.
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News in Public Memory

An International Study of Media Memories Across Generations

Author: Ingrid Volkmer

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9780820461946

Category: History

Page: 307

View: 5756

"News in Public Memory" brings together a team of international experts to investigate the media-transmitted history of the twentieth century as it exists in the memories and minds of people living in diverse cultures across the globe. This book compares media-related childhood memories across three generations in nine countries. Results reveal that events of the past century are not only historical -facts- but have become substantial elements of a new global collective memory that has been integrated into generational identity worldwide. The global approach of this research encourages the idea that the world is an interconnected whole, but it also helps to advance a better understanding of the different perceptions of global and local news as they emerge from various cultural angles and geographical regions."
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