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Media and Media Studies -

Related category: Media & Culture

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 20 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book You Are What You Read by Jodie Jackson
    You Are What You Read - by Jodie Jackson

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783527229 | ISBN 10: 1783527226

    Why changing your media diet can change the world.   Do you ever get that feeling of overwhelming hopelessness, the moment you switch off the evening news? Do you get sucked into a state of sadness about the world we live in, without any hop ... more

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  • Cover image of book Propaganda Blitz: How the Corporate Media Distort Reality by David Edwards and David Cromwell
    Propaganda Blitz: How the Corporate Media Distort Reality - by David Edwards and David Cromwell

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780745338118 | ISBN 10: 0745338119

    Do you trust the liberal media? While the tabloid and right-wing press - the Sun, The Times, the Mail and the Express - are constantly criticised for dangerous bias, outlets like the BBC and the Guardian are trusted by their readers to report in the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The BBC: Myth of a Public Service by Tom Mills
    The BBC: Myth of a Public Service - by Tom Mills

    £16.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784784829 | ISBN 10: 1784784826

    The BBC: The mouthpiece of the Establishment?  The BBC is one of the most important institutions in Britain; it is also one of the most misunderstood. Despite its claim to be independent and impartial, and the constant accusations of a liberal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Restricted Access: Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation by Elizabeth Ellcessor
    Restricted Access: Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation - by Elizabeth Ellcessor

    £21.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781479853434 | ISBN 10: 1479853437

    While digital media can offer many opportunities for civic and cultural participation, this technology is not equally easy for everyone to use. Hardware, software, and cultural expectations combine to make some technologies an easier fit for some bod ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shooting Hipsters: Rethinking Dissent in the Age of PR by Christiana Spens
    Shooting Hipsters: Rethinking Dissent in the Age of PR - by Christiana Spens

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910924167 | ISBN 10: 1910924164

    In an age of PR, public protest and other forms of dissent have lost their meaning and impact. The intense media interest in rioting and political violence, as well as an existing obsession with youth culture, have led to an over-saturation and misre ... more

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  • Cover image of book So You
    So You've Been Publicly Shamed - by Jon Ronson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780330492294 | ISBN 10: 0330492292

    From the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world's most underappreciated forces: shame.  'It's about the terror, isn't it?' 'The terror of what?' I said. 'The te ... more

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  • Cover image of book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists by Matthew Burgess
    Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists - by Matthew Burgess

    £31.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781138793217 | ISBN 10: 1138793213

    Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists is written to inform, instruct and inspire journalists on the investigative possibilities offered by the Freedom of Information Act.  Covering exactly what the Act is, how to make F ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Have Nothing to Lose But Our Fear: Activism and Resistance in Dangerous Times by Fiona Jeffries
    We Have Nothing to Lose But Our Fear: Activism and Resistance in Dangerous Times - by Fiona Jeffries

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783604142 | ISBN 10: 178360414x

    Our 24/7 lives are saturated with round-the-clock fear. Scare-tactic headlines fill our homes and our public spaces. If it’s not the war on terror, it’s the new war on the middle class. Crisis is the new black, as catastrophe after casualty after cra ... more

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  • Cover image of book This New Noise: The Extraordinary Birth and Troubled Life of the BBC by Charlotte Higgins
    This New Noise: The Extraordinary Birth and Troubled Life of the BBC - by Charlotte Higgins

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783350728 | ISBN 10: 1783350725

    Charlotte Higgins, the Guardian's chief culture writer, steps behind the polished doors of Broadcasting House and investigates the BBC. Based on her hugely popular essay series, this personal journey answers the questions that rage around this vulner ... more

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  • Cover image of book Renewing Feminisms: Radical Narratives, Fantasies and Futures in Media Studies by Helen Thornham and Elke Weissmann (Editors)
    Renewing Feminisms: Radical Narratives, Fantasies and Futures in Media Studies - by Helen Thornham and Elke Weissmann (Editors)

    £18.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781848858268 | ISBN 10: 1848858264

    The feminist movement, we have been told, is history. This lively book proposes that on the contrary the feminist movement is alive and kicking, still as engaged with the concerns and ways of seeing as it was in the 1960s, '70s and '80s; still demand ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pointing the Finger: Islam and Muslims in the British Media by Julian Petley & Robin Richardson
    Pointing the Finger: Islam and Muslims in the British Media - by Julian Petley & Robin Richardson

    £19.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781851688128 | ISBN 10: 1851688129

    In this important book, several leading media commentators examine the phenomenon of “Islamophobia” and ask how to tackle it.   Charting recent media controversies, from the Archbishop of Canterbury’s comments on Sharia law to the veil “d ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader (Second edition) by Edited by Amelia Jones
    The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader (Second edition) - by Edited by Amelia Jones

    £34.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780415543705 | ISBN 10: 0415543703

    Feminism is one of the most important perspectives from which visual culture has been theorized and historicized over the past forty years. Challenging the notion of feminism as a unified discourse, this second edition of The Feminism and Visual Cult ... more

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  • Cover image of book Newspeak in the 21st Century by David Edwards and David Cromwell
    Newspeak in the 21st Century - by David Edwards and David Cromwell

    £21.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780745328935 | ISBN 10: 0745328938

    Since 2001, Media Lens has encourgaed thousands of readers to challenge the distorted version of the world presented by major newspapers and broadcasters. The media responses included in Newspeak expose the arrogance and servility to power of leading ... more

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  • Cover image of book Flat Earth News: ... Falsehood, Distortion and Propaganda in the Global Media by Nick Davies
    Flat Earth News: ... Falsehood, Distortion and Propaganda in the Global Media - by Nick Davies

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099512684 | ISBN 10: 0099512688

    'Finally I was forced to admit that I work in a corrupted profession.' When award-winning journalist Nick Davies decided to break Fleet Street's unwritten rule by investigating his own colleagues, he found that the business of reporting the truth had ... more

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  • Cover image of book Copy, Rip, Burn: The Politics of Copyleft and Open Source by David M. Berry
    Copy, Rip, Burn: The Politics of Copyleft and Open Source - by David M. Berry

    £22.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780745324142 | ISBN 10: 0745324142

    Anyone can now download music and movies, and access free software online. Big companies are complaining about lost profits, but the individual has never enjoyed such freedom. Digital media is in this way forcing us to rethink the very idea of intell ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beyond the Spectacle of Terrorism: Global Uncertainty and the Challenge of the New Media by Henry A. Giroux
    Beyond the Spectacle of Terrorism: Global Uncertainty and the Challenge of the New Media - by Henry A. Giroux

    £37.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781594512407 | ISBN 10: 159451240x

    "Henry Giroux's gripping book on the spectacle of terrorism gives new meaning to 'shock and awe'. It is one of those must-read books that offers a deadly accurate assessment of what is becoming the new consumer culture - a consumption of death and de ... more

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  • Cover image of book Global Activism, Global Media by Wilma de Jong, Martin Shaw and  Neil Stammers
    Global Activism, Global Media - by Wilma de Jong, Martin Shaw and Neil Stammers

    £24.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780745321950 | ISBN 10: 074532195x

    Radical political activist movements have grown exponentially over the last decade. Activist politics have come to influence 'mainstream' politics over fundamental issues such as trade, gender relations, the environment and war. This book brings toge ... more

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  • Cover image of book Myths for the Masses: an Essay on Mass Communication by Hanno Hardt
    Myths for the Masses: an Essay on Mass Communication - by Hanno Hardt

    £25.50   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780631236221 | ISBN 10: 0631236228

    A critical, interdisciplinary and historically informed statement about the rise of mass communication in Western societies and its impact on contemporary life. With a lively and engaging style the author ponders the dominance of the mass-produced m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alternative Media by Chris Atton
    Alternative Media - by Chris Atton

    £33.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780761967712 | ISBN 10: 0761967710

    What are "alternative media"?Are they the same as underground, radical or oppositional media? In this book, Chris Atton offers a fresh introduction to alternative media: one which is not limited to 'radical' media, but which can also account for newe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hidden Agendas by John Pilger
    Hidden Agendas - by John Pilger

    £14.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780099741510 | ISBN 10: 0099741512

    In this powerful book, journalist and film maker John Pilger strips away the layers of deception, dissembling language and omission that prevent us from understanding how the world really works.  From the invisible corners of Tony Blair's Bri ... more

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