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Paparazzi : media practices and celebrity culture

Author: Kim McNamara
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA, USA : Polity, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book charts the historical and cultural significance of the [paparazzi] industry, profiles its protagonists and discusses how its imagery of celebrity became a major part of media consumption. Kim McNamara examines the various ways in which the controversial paparazzi industry is structured, including its workforce practices, development of image markets and how it has been reconfigured during the trasition  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim McNamara
ISBN: 9780745651736 0745651739 9780745651743 0745651747
OCLC Number: 930040861
Description: viii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Paparazzi : a genealogy --
Paparazzi and media practices --
Agencies and image markets --
Paparazzi and celebrity news --
Paparazzi and photographic genres --
Celebrities, photography, and privacy.
Responsibility: Kim McNamara.
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Paparazzi photography has emerged as a key element in today s media landscape. This book charts the historical and cultural significance of the industry, profiles its protagonists and discusses how  Read more...

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