This series encompasses the broad field of media and cultural studies. Its main concerns are the media and the public sphere: on whether the media empower or fail to empower popular forces in society; media organizations and public policy; political communication; and the role of media entertainment, ranging from potboilers and the human interest story to rock music and TV sport.
The Crisis of Public Communication
A Journalism Reader
By Graeme Turner
November 15, 1993
Nation, Culture, Text: Australian Cultural and Media Studies is the first collection of cultural studies from Australia, selected and introduced for an international readership.Participating in the `de-centring' of cultural studies - considering what perspectives other than the European and the ...
By Sonia Livingstone, Peter Lunt
December 28, 1993
Not only is everyday conversation increasingly dependent on television, but more and more people are appearing on television to discuss social and personal issues. Is any public good served by these programmes or are they simply trashy entertainment which fills the schedules cheaply? Talk on ...
By Robert Burnett
January 30, 1996
Popular music is with us constantly. It is part of our everyday enviroment and in global terms it is now perhaps the most universal means of communication.The Global Jukebox is the first comprehensive study of the international music industry at a time of great change, as the entertainment industry...
By Michael Bromley, Tom O'Malley
October 15, 1997
A Journalism Reader is a comprehensive collection of essential writings on journalism history and practice from the eighteenth century to the present day. It brings together the work of journalists, philosophers, historians, newspaper owners, cultural theorists and specialists in public policy and ...