Studying the media : an introduction /

O'Sullivan, Tim, 1952-

Studying the media : an introduction / Tim O'Sullivan, Brian Dutton, Philip Rayner. - Third edition. - x, 326 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-306) and index.

1. The media and modern culture -- 2. Media forms, images and analysis -- 3. Genre, stars and celebrities -- 4. Representations and realism -- 5. Audiences -- 6. Media institutions and production -- 7. Histories -- 8. Changing media worlds -- 9. Media practice -- 10. Media investigation and research.

Studying the Media has been fully updated throughout and contains a new chapter on media genres, stars and celebrities as well as much new information on media industries, media audiences, film and new media. Useful websites are referred to and the case studies, creative exercises and activities have also been thoroughly revised for twenty-first century times. This edition has a separate chapter on media research and investigation that addresses the needs of students undertaking project work. It is fully supported by a glossary of key terms and concepts, a revised bibliography and carefully chosen suggestions for further reading.

0340807652 9780340807651


Mass media.

P90 / .O84 2003

302.23 OS.S 2003