Media Society

Media Society


  • Author : David Croteau
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2013-11-06
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 424
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483323558


Media Society Book Description :

Media/Society: Industries, Images, and Audiences, Fifth Edition, by David Croteau and William Hoynes provides a framework for understanding the relationship between media and society and helps readers develop skills for critically evaluating both conventional wisdom and their own assumptions about the social role of the media. Retaining its acclaimed sociological framework, the Fifth Edition covers new studies, includes up-to-date material about today’s rapidly changing media landscape, and significantly expands discussions of the “new media” world, including digitization, the Internet, the spread of mobile media devices, the role of user-generated content, the potential social impact of new media on society, and new media’s effect on traditional media outlets. Updated research, the latest industry data, and current examples from popular media illustrate enduring themes in the sociology of media.

Digital Media and Society
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Digital Media and Society


  • Author : Simon Lindgren
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2017-05
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473998919


Digital Media and Society Book Description :

This book offers a comprehensive new analysis of the contemporary media landscape, looking at the central theories of the digital society, and the hot topics and key research methods in the field.

Media and Society

Media and Society


  • Author : Arthur Asa Berger
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442217805


Media and Society Book Description :

Media and Society: A Critical Perspective is a lively, illustrated introduction to the role that the mass media play in our lives, our society, and American culture. Featuring updated examples and expanded material on media theories, ideology, and new technology, the third edition helps students understand their relationship with the media they encounter daily.

The Media Society

The Media Society


  • Author : Everette E. Dennis
  • Publisher : Dubuque, Iowa : W. C. Brown Company
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Mass media
  • Pages : 166
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015001367997


The Media Society Book Description :

Media  Society  Culture and You

Media Society Culture and You


  • Author : Mark Poepsel
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Mass media and culture
  • Pages : 110
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1066117058


Media Society Culture and You Book Description :

Media, Society, Culture, and You is an approachable introductory Mass Communication text that covers major mass communication terms and concepts including "digital culture." It discusses various media platforms and how they are evolving as Information and Communication Technologies change. This book has been peer-reviewed by 6 subject experts and is now available for adoption or adaptation. If you plan to adopt or adapt this open textbook, please let us know by filling out our adoption form. You can view the book's Review Statement for more information about reviewers and the review process. An Accessibility Assessment for this is book has also been prepared to see how this book meets accessibility standards.

Media Studies  Media history  media and society
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Media Studies Media history media and society


  • Author : Pieter Jacobus Fourie
  • Publisher : Juta and Company Ltd
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 436
  • ISBN 10 : 0702176923


Media Studies Media history media and society Book Description :

While examining exactly who owns the media and who produces the media, this text manages to encompass the systematic, critical, and analytical media in all its forms and concludes that the media is one of the most important generators and disseminators of meaning in contemporary society. Investigating the power relationships between the media and politics, culture, economy, society, and above all, democracy, this resource is well-suited for anyone with an interest in the modern role of media in society.

Communication as Culture
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Communication as Culture


  • Author : James W. Carey
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN 10 : 041590725X


Communication as Culture Book Description :

Carey's seminal work joins central issues in the field and redefines them. It will force the reader to think in new and fruitful ways about such dichotomies as transmissions vs. ritual, administrative vs. critical, positivist vs. marxist, and cultural vs. power-orientated approaches to communications study. An historically inspired treatment of major figures and theories, required reading for the sophisticated scholar' - George Gerbner, University of Pennsylvania ...offers a mural of thought with a rich background, highlighted by such thoughts as communication being the 'maintenance of society in time'. - Cast/Communication Booknotes These essays encompass much more than a critique of an academic discipline. Carey's lively thought, lucid style, and profound scholarship propel the reader through a wide and varied intellectual landscape, particularly as these issues have affected Modern American thought. As entertaining as it is enlightening, Communication as Culture is certain to become a classic in its field.

Media Society

Media Society


  • Author : David Croteau
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-08-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506315348


Media Society Book Description :

Providing a framework for understanding the relationship between media and society, this updated Sixth Edition of Media/Society helps you develop the skills you need to critically evaluate both conventional wisdom and your own assumptions about the social role of the media. Authors David Croteau and William Hoynes retain the book’s basic sociological framework but now include additional discussions of new studies and up-to-date material on today’s rapidly changing media landscape. Now featuring streamlined content and a more engaging narrative, this edition offers expanded discussions of the “new media” world, including digitization, the internet, the spread of mobile media devices, the role of user-generated content, the potential social impact of new media on society, and new media’s effect on traditional media outlets

Media  Society  World

Media Society World


  • Author : Nick Couldry
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-08-29
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 242
  • ISBN 10 : 9780745680767


Media Society World Book Description :

Media are fundamental to our sense of living in a social world. Since the beginning of modernity, media have transformed the scale on which we act as social beings. And now in the era of digital media, media themselves are being transformed as platforms, content, and producers multiply. Yet the implications of social theory for understanding media and of media for rethinking social theory have been neglected; never before has it been more important to understand those implications. This book takes on this challenge. Drawing on Couldry's fifteen years of work on media and social theory, this book explores how questions of power and ritual, capital and social order, and the conduct of political struggle, professional competition, and everyday life, are all transformed by today's complex combinations of traditional and 'new' media. In the concluding chapters Couldry develops a framework for global comparative research into media and for thinking collectively about the ethics and justice of our lives with media. The result is a book that is both a major intervention in the field and required reading for all students of media and sociology.

Media and Society
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

Media and Society


  • Author : Vir Bala Aggarwal
  • Publisher : Concept Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Mass media
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 8170229960


Media and Society Book Description :

Contributed papers presented at National Seminar on "Media and Society: Challenges and Opportunities" held at Department of Journalism and Mass Communication on 23-24 October 2000; with reference to India.