Media and society /

Media and society / edited by James Curran. - Fifth edition. - xiii, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

"Reprinted 2013, 2014, 2016"-- title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Communication power: mass communication, mass self-communication, and power relationships in the network society / Manuel Castells -- Film and society / Toby Miller -- Entertaining democracy / James Curran -- Media and feminism / Sue Thornham -- Media and politics / Aeron Davis -- Western media systems in comparative perspective / Daniel C. Hallin and Paolo Mancini -- Interactive, engaging but unequal: critical conclusions from Internet studies / Sonia Livingstone -- Media industry studies, media production studies / David Hesmondhalgh -- Four approaches to the sociology of news revisited / Michael Schudson -- The contribution of critical political economy / Jonathan Hardy -- Beyond the global/local: examining contemporary media globalization trends across national contexts / Kalyani Chadha and Anandam Kavoori -- Contemporary Hollywood radicalism / Ben Dickenson -- Chinese media, contentious society / Yuezhi Zhao -- The state of media-effects research / Shanto Iyengar -- Media regimes and democracy / Bruce A. Williams and Michael X. Delli Carpini -- Arab film and Islamic fundamentalism / Lina Khatib -- The politics of reality TV: an overview of recent research / Susan Murray -- Race and identity in digital media / Lisa Nakamura -- The rise of Internet news media and the emergence of discursive publics in South Korea / June Woong Rhee -- The future of the news industry / Robert G. Picard.

An introduction to media studies, covering such topics as: the changing interaction between film and society, the meaning and purpose of media entertainment, national influence on globalizing media systems, the politics and virtual reality shows, and more.


Mass media and culture.
Mass media--Social aspects.
Mass media--Political aspects.


302.23 CU.M 2010