The Daily Planet: A Critic on the Capitalist Culture Beat
By (author) Patricia Aufderheide
Normal Price: $46.95
Your Price: $42.26 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.11 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Daily Planet: A Critic on the Capitalist Culture Beat by Patricia Aufderheide
Book DescriptionThe Daily Planet is a long-awaited selection of Patricia Aufderheide's most important critical essays, updated and organized thematically to demonstrate the breadth of her thinking on media and film, public telecommunications policy, and contemporary society. The result is a pithy and provocative exploration of "the culture of daily life under capitalism".Here, Aufderheide demonstrates criticism that is both activist and analytical. She probes the processes that shape our culture by examining diverse subjects, including the struggle to create quality children's television programming, the meaning of Paul Harvey, the evolution of the war film over the past thirty years, and the ways journalism is changed by the Internet and other new technologies.Throughout, Aufderheide foregrounds democratic values, displaying the penetrating insights that have made her a leading public intellectual and commentator on contemporary culture.
Buy Daily Planet: A Critic on the Capitalist Culture Beat book by Patricia Aufderheide from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780816633425
(228mm x 150mm x 20mm)
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Patricia Aufderheide
Reclaiming Fair Use, Paperback (August 2011)
Deals with the increasingly complex and combative arena of copyright in the digital age. This title charts a clear path through the confusion by urging a robust embrace of a principle long embedded in copyright law, but too often poorly understood - fair use. It intends to reshape the debate in both scholarly circles and the creative community.
Communications Policy and the Public Interest, Paperback (February 1999)» View all books by Patricia Aufderheide
This text offers a guide to the communications legislation that defines the new media world. The book states what the law is today regarding telecommunications, and what important and vital problems remain.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Daily Planet: A Critic on the Capitalist Culture Beat book by Patricia Aufderheide and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.