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The media student's book

Author: Gill Branston; Roy Stafford
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive introduction for students of media studies. It contains the chapters that include: approaching media texts; narrative; genres and other classifications; representations; globalisation; ideologies and discourses; the business of media; new media in a new world; the future of television; and, research - skills and methods.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Branston, Gill.
Media student's book.
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2010
(DLC) 2009049055
(OCoLC)368024588
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gill Branston; Roy Stafford
ISBN: 9780203850640 0203850645 9780415558419 0415558417 9780415558426 0415558425
OCLC Number: 649831443
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 457 pages) : color illustrations
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Praise for previous editions; Guided tour; More praise for this new edition; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I: Key concepts; 1 Approaching media texts; CASE STUDY: Visual and aural signs; 2 Narratives; CASE STUDY: CSI: Miami and crime fiction; 3 Genres and other classifications; CASE STUDY: Horror as popular art; 4 Representations; CASE STUDY: Images of migration; 5 Globalisation; CASE STUDY: Slumdog Millionaire: Global film?; 6 Ideologies and discourses; CASE STUDY: The Age of Stupid and climate change politics; 7 Media as business CASE STUDY: Music and movies – digital and availablePart II: Debates; 8 'New media' in a 'new world'?; 9 The future of television?; 10 Regulation now; 11 Debating advertising, branding and celebrity; 12 News and its futures; 13 Documentary and 'reality' debates; 14 From 'audience' to 'users'; Part III: Research methods and references; 15 Research: skills and methods; Glossary of key terms; Index;.
Responsibility: Gill Branston with Roy Stafford.

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