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Outsiders Still: Why Women Jounalists Love - And Leave - Their Newspaper Careers

By Vivian Smith

2015 | University of Toronto Press
Copy Available: Yes

Despite years of dominating journalism school classrooms across North America ...

 
 
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Advertising Diversity: Ad Agencies and the Creation of Asian American Consumers

By Shalini Shankar

2015 | Duke UP
Copy Available: Yes

In Advertising Diversity Shalini Shankar explores how racial and ethnic differences are created and commodified through advertisements, marketing, and public relations. Drawing from periods of fieldwork she conducted over four years at Asian ...
 
 
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Keywords in Sound

Edited By David Novak, Matt Sakakeeny

2015 | Duke UP
Copy Available: Yes

In twenty essays on subjects such as noise, acoustics, music, and silence, Keywords in Sound presents a definitive resource for sound studies, and a compelling argument for why studying sound matters. Each contributor details their keyw ...
 
 
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Media, Persuasion, and Propaganda

By Marshall Soules

2015 | University of Edinburgh Press
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Living in a saturated media environment, we are crowded from all sides by persuasive messages and information. Advice, promotion and propaganda form a spectrum of persuasion – and everywhere we see it performed in its full theatricality, complete ...

 
 
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Fundamentals of Public Relations and Marketing Communications in Canada

Edited By William Wray Carney, Leah-Ann Lymer

2015 | University of Alberta Press
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Experts in public relations, marketing, and communications have created the most comprehensive textbook specifically for Canadian students and instructors. Logically organized to lead students from principles to their application―and generously suppl ...
 
 
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Necromedia

By Marcel O'Gorman

2015 | Minnesota UP
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In Necromedia,media activist Marcel O’Gorman takes aim at “the collusion of death and technology,” drawing on a broad arsenal that ranges from posthumanist philosophy and social psychology to digital art and handmade “objects-to-think-wit ...

 
 
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New Wars, New Media and New War Journalism: Professional and Legal Challenges in Conflict Reporting

By Stig A. Nohrstedt, Rune Ottosen

2014 | Nordicom
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IN THIS BOOK, the authors discuss media coverage of major conflicts, from the Gulf War in 1990/91  to the NATO military operations in Libya in 2011 and the now ongoing civil war in Syria. Through in-depth analysis of Norwegian and Swedish media cover ...
 
 
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The Multispecies Salon

Edited By Eben Kirksey

2014 | Duke UP
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A new approach to writing culture has arrived: multispecies ethnography. Plants, animals, fungi, and microbes appear alongside humans in this singular book about natural and cultural history. Anthropologists have collaborated with artists and biologi ...
 
 
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Bonnie Sherr Klein's Not a Love Story

By Rebecca Sullivan

2014 | University of Toronto Press
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Bonnie Sherr Klein’s “Not a Love Story” provocatively examines the f ...

 
 
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Forensic media: Reconstructing Acc idents in Accelerated Modernity

By Greg Siegel

2014 | Duke UP
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In Forensic Media, Greg Siegel considers how photographic, electronic, and digital media have been used to record and reconstruct accidents, particularly high-speed crashes and catastrophes. Focusing in turn on the birth of the field of fore ...
 
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