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Mediaspeak : three American voices

Author: Roy F Fox
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This text defines and analyzes the content, structure and values of three predominant types of public discourse, labelled Doublespeak, Salespeak and Sensationspeak. These media messages are examined to determine how they are constructed and how they influence individuals, ideology and culture.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fox, Roy F.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2001
(DLC) 00032372
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy F Fox
ISBN: 0313002517 9780313002519 0275961931 9780275961930
OCLC Number: 50321510
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 225 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preliminaries; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Whitman's Ghost MediaSpeak and American Voices; 2 Making Sense of MediaSpeak; 3 Doublespeak; 4 Salespeak; 5 Sensationspeak; 6 Voices Entwined; 7 Media Technology and Culture Entwined; Works Cited; Index.
Responsibility: Roy F. Fox.


Fox suggests specific strategies for recognizing and understanding these coded messages.This lively and informative discussion will appeal to anyone who is interested in learning how print and  Read more...


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