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Media Studies
By Robert Kolker

Media Studies

An Introduction

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Media Studies by Robert Kolker

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Media Studies is a comprehensive text for introductory and advanced courses in the growing field of media studies, integrating history with close textual analysis in a concise, readable style. * Explores the growing synergies between print and online journalism, and the growth of independent journalism through blogging * Discusses the ways advertising is connected to print and screen, economically and from the perspective of the reader * Gives students the analytical skills they need in a presentation that is readable without sacrificing complexity * Allows students to move within the media they know while increasing comprehension

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405155618
ISBN-10: 1405155612
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 190mm x 18mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Journalism, advertising, radio, television, film, and new media are seen as dynamic parts of our daily lives, interacting with, and often creating the culture we live in. Media Studies: An Introductory Textbook, introduces students to media as they are and have been, integrating history with close textual analysis in s consise, readable style.

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Author Biography - Robert Kolker

Robert Kolker is Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland, where he taught from 1971-2000. He is currently Adjunct Professor of Media Studies and American Studies at the University of Virginia.

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