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  1. Mass Culture and Everyday Life

    Edited by Peter Gibian

    Mass Culture and Everyday Life is a collection of lively work from the small but seminal journal Tabloid. The book offers a clarification of the study of mass culture as it transforms daily life, providing a detailed survey of a wide range of the mass culture phenomena that have defined our...

    Published March 10th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Fake, Fact, and Fantasy

    Children's Interpretations of Television Reality

    By Maire Messenger Davies

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Based on a study examining the meaning of the term "media literacy" in children, this volume concentrates on audiovisual narratives of television and film and their effects. It closely examines children's concepts of real and unreal and how they learn to make distinctions between the two. It also...

    Published February 1st 1997 by Routledge

  3. The Crisis Manager

    Facing Disasters, Conflicts, and Failures

    By Otto Lerbinger

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    As crises become more numerous, visible, and calamitous, organizations have no choice but to accept them as an inescapable reality that must be factored into their planning and decision making. This book is written for present and future crisis managers--men and women who will be drawn into that...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Routledge

  4. The Audience in the News

    By Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In recent years, communication scholars have taken a renewed interest in analyzing the audience and its impact on the communication process. Similarly, news editors and producers have often turned toward a marketing orientation which seeks to give new readers and viewers what they want, or at least...

    Published October 1st 1996 by Routledge

  5. The Mass Audience

    Rediscovering the Dominant Model

    By James Webster, Patricia F. Phalen

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In the early 20th century, a new and distinctive concept of the audience rose to prominence. The audience was seen as a mass -- a large collection of people mostly unknown to one another -- that was unified through exposure to media. This construct offered a pragmatic way to map audiences that was...

    Published October 1st 1996 by Routledge

  6. The Transnational Media Corporation

    Global Messages and Free Market Competition

    By Richard A. Gershon

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The combination of international privatization trends coupled with advancements in computer and communication technology have transformed the conduct of international business. The result has been a consolidation of players in all aspects of business, including banking, aviation, insurance, and...

    Published October 1st 1996 by Routledge

  7. Highway of Dreams

    A Critical View Along the Information Superhighway

    By A. Michael Noll

    Series: LEA Telecommunications Series

    This important volume reviews the history of the telecommunication superhighway pointing out its beginnings in the interactive TV and broadband highway of the wired cities more than two decades ago. It explains the technological uncertainties of the superhighway and many of its futuristic services,...

    Published October 1st 1996 by Routledge

  8. Television Aesthetics

    Perceptual, Cognitive and Compositional Bases

    By Nikos Metallinos

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    USE FIRST TWO PARAGRAPHS ONLY FOR GENERAL CATALOGS... This volume offers a response to three ongoing needs: * to develop the main composition principles pertinent to the visual commmunication medium of television; * to establish the field of television aesthetics as an extension of the broader...

    Published June 1st 1996 by Routledge

  9. Suspense

    Conceptualizations, Theoretical Analyses, and Empirical Explorations

    Edited by Peter Vorderer, Hans Jurgen Wulff, Mike Friedrichsen

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This volume begins with the general assumption that suspense is a major criterion for both an audience's selection and evaluation of entertaining media offerings. This assumption is supported not only by the popularity of suspenseful narratives, but also by the reasons users give for their actual...

    Published April 1st 1996 by Routledge

  10. Horror Films

    Current Research on Audience Preferences and Reactions

    Edited by James B. Weaver, Ron Tamborini

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Why do so many of us enjoy being told frightening stories? What are some of the consequences that result from such exposure? In light of the considerable popularity of horror films over the last three decades, these questions have become the focus of growing attention for many scholars. However,...

    Published January 1st 1996 by Routledge