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By Robin Andersen,Jonathan Gray

There are many arguable features of cutting-edge media procedure, and this eye-catching encyclopedia examines the main major of the themes presently being debated. prepared alphabetically, nearly a hundred entries disguise heritage, definitions, awesome courses, major media occasions and their ancient importance, and critical destiny traits. matters from sexuality to sensationalism, from surveillance to tabloid information, are coated the following in an incisive and informative demeanour. insurance of on-going advancements and new media applied sciences mix with the work's well timed material to make this a particularly correct set. the various subject matters coated contain: Al-Jazeera; nameless resources; the blogosphere; CNN, Fox, MSNBC, and cable speak; superstar worship; censorship; conglomeration and media monopolies; fear-mongering; google books; homogenization; self reliant cinema; the iTunes impact; obscenity/indecency; leaks and nationwide safeguard; on-line pornography; politics and net journalism; privateness & surveillance; product placement; propoganda; tabloid information; videogames; and violence. Entries additionally contain extra interpreting sources.

There are many debatable facets of contemporary media procedure, and this eye-catching encyclopedia examines the main major themes presently being debated. prepared alphabetically, nearly a hundred entries hide historical past, definitions, amazing courses, major media occasions and their old value, and demanding destiny developments. concerns from sexuality to sensationalism, from surveillance to tabloid information, are lined right here in an incisive and informative demeanour. insurance of on-going advancements and new media applied sciences mix with the work's well timed subject material to make this a particularly proper set.

Entries comprise an array of considerate views on present controversies, and make allowance readers to formulate their very own conclusions. issues contain: Al-Jazeera; nameless assets; the blogosphere; CNN, Fox, MSNBC, and cable speak; famous person worship; censorship; conglomeration and media monopolies; fear-mongering; google books; homogenization; self reliant cinema; the iTunes influence; obscenity/indecency; leaks and nationwide defense; on-line pornography; politics and web journalism; privateness & surveillance; product placement; propoganda; tabloid information; videogames; and violence. Entries additionally contain additional examining sources.

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