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Media power : a sociological introduction

Media power : a sociological introduction

Author: Ciaran McCullagh; Jo Campling
Publisher: New York : Palgrave, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text offers a clear and succinct overview of a central debate in the study of the media, drawing together a wide range of theoretical and research-based material from both sides of the Atlantic.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ciaran McCullagh; Jo Campling
ISBN: 0333643402 0333643410 9780333643402 9780333643419
OCLC Number: 123123873
Description: x, 218 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface- Introduction: Media Power: From Simple Answers to Complex Questions.- The Media as Definers of Social Reality.- Whose Frames?.- The Production of Media Messages: What Sets the Media Agenda?.- Changing Media Agendas, Widening Public Access?.- Innocent Entertainment? The Sociological Study of Television Fiction.- Media Audiences: Couch Potatoes or Armchair Intellectuals?.- Conclusion: The Future for Media Sociology?.- Bibliography.- Index.
Responsibility: Ciaran McCullagh ; consultant editor, Jo Campling.


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'...beginning students should find value in McCullagh's critique of some key media issues like violence and the media...' - W. Edwards, Choice

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