Mass Communication

Author: Ralph E. Hanson
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506358578
Format: PDF, ePub
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Transform your students into smart, savvy consumers of the media. Mass Communication: Living in a Media World (Ralph E. Hanson) provides students with comprehensive yet concise coverage of all aspects of mass media, along with insightful analysis, robust pedagogy, and fun, conversational writing. In every chapter of this bestselling text, students will explore the latest developments and current events that are rapidly changing the media landscape. This newly revised Sixth Edition is packed with contemporary examples, engaging infographics, and compelling stories about the ways mass media shape our lives. From start to finish, students will learn the media literacy principles and critical thinking skills they need to become savvy media consumers.

Mass Communication

Author: Ralph E. Hanson
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 150635856X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Transform your students into smart, savvy consumers of the media. Mass Communication: Living in a Media World (Ralph E. Hanson) provides students with comprehensive yet concise coverage of all aspects of mass media, along with insightful analysis, robust pedagogy, and fun, conversational writing. In every chapter of this bestselling text, students will explore the latest developments and current events that are rapidly changing the media landscape. This newly revised Sixth Edition is packed with contemporary examples, engaging infographics, and compelling stories about the ways mass media shape our lives. From start to finish, students will learn the media literacy principles and critical thinking skills they need to become savvy media consumers.

Mass Communication

Author: Ralph E. Hanson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1483304671
Format: PDF, Docs
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The fourth edition of Mass Communication is now a full-color Media Edition which means, at no extra cost to your students, they now have access to an interactive ebook when they buy a new print copy. Through a series of icons, students link to a wealth of multimedia assets—including audio, video, data, articles, reference, and policy backgrounders from CQ Researcher—right where it matters most: on the exact page where a topic is discussed. Students can immediately dive deeper and explore an important concept or idea while reading. There is also an important assessment piece. For each "Test Your Media Literacy" box, students can answer critical thinking questions, as well as take a chapter quiz making sure they master chapter objectives. All answers and quiz results feed an instructor gradebook so you can efficiently track participation and comprehension. It's an enhanced, enriching, and interactive learning experience. The fourth edition delivers comprehensive yet compact coverage, incisive analysis, and fun, conversational writing. While Hanson delves into critical theory, and will take a critical stance on the media, he does not believe the media are something to be feared or demonized, but rather are an essential part of the way we live.

Mass Communication

Author: Ralph Hanson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN: 9780072559170
Format: PDF
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Using an engaging narrative style, this new introductory text reveals the forces that drive the industry while at the same time motivating students to exercise critical skills as consumers of media. Students are encouraged to think about the media industry from the inside out and in so doing explore the many dimensions of mass communication that operate in our society.

Mass Communications and Media Studies

Author: Peyton Paxson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501329952
Format: PDF, ePub
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Mass Communications and Media Studies: An Introduction, 2nd edition is a comprehensive yet concise survey of the history of mass communication media, discussing the current state of each medium, and anticipating the future of mass media. Divided into twelve chapters, it can be used in either 16-week semesters or 12-week terms. Retaining the successful organization of the 1st edition, Peyton Paxson writes in an accessible and well-organized manner, catering to both the needs of students and instructors. He begins each chapter with a list of the current issues and trends concerning the chapter's topic, followed by a brief history of that topic, its current state, predictions for the future, an assessment of career opportunities, and discussion questions for critical thinking. More than just updating statistical data, the 2nd edition weaves in discussions of relevant contemporary issues, including crowdsourcing, going 'viral', interactive advertising, tv industry consolidation, 'the internet of things', conflicting ideas of net neutrality and their continuing implications in a more-connected world.

Mass Communication Interactive Ebook

Author: Ralph E. Hanson
Publisher: Sage Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781483382975
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Designed to give students the media literacy principles and critical thinking skills they need to become smart consumers of the media, Mass Communication: Living in the Media World provides comprehensive yet concise coverage of all aspects of mass media, along with insightful analysis and fun, conversational writing. In every chapter, students will explore the latest developments and current events that are changing the face of media today. The newly revised four-colorFifth Edition introduces a new “Media Transformations” box feature that highlights dynamic changes to how we produce and consume media. Each “Media Transformations” box includes a new infographic that helps illustrate key issues and promotes data and media literacy. Mass Communication is an interactive learning experience where you'll explore the latest developments that are changing today's media world. This interactive eBook is available for stand-alone purchase, but it comes FREE when purchased in a bundle with the print version. Contact your sales representative for more information!

Critical Thinking About Sex Love and Romance in the Mass Media

Author: Mary-Lou Galician
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135250472
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This distinctive volume explores how romantic coupleship is represented in books, magazines, popular music, movies, television, and the Internet within entertainment, advertising, and news/information. This reader offers diverse theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches on the representation of romantic relationships across the media spectrum. Filling a void in existing media scholarship, this collection explores the media’s influence on perceptions and expectations in relationships, including the myths, stereotypes, and prescriptions manifested throughout the press. Featuring fresh voices, as well as the perspectives of seasoned veterans, contributions include quantitative and qualitative studies along with cultural/critical, feminist, and descriptive analyses. This anthology has been developed for use in courses on mass media and society, media studies, and media literacy. In addition to its use in coursework, it is highly relevant for scholars, researchers, and others interested in how the media influence the personal lives of individuals.

Living in the Information Age

Author: E. Page Bucy
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534633400
Format: PDF
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Understand the impact of new technologies on the media landscape with LIVING IN THE INFORMATION AGE with InfoTrac ! Examining the conceptual and practical aspects of life in an information society, this communication text encourages you to consider how the media industries are being transformed through digital convergence and corporate concentration. Each reading is prefaced by a short introduction and three questions for critical thinking and discussion to help you master the material. Each article is followed by suggestions for taking research online using InfoTrac College Edition so that you can enhance your understanding of the material.

Writing and Reporting News A Coaching Method

Author: Carole Rich
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 130553784X
Format: PDF
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Pulling examples straight from recent headlines, WRITING AND REPORTING NEWS: A COACHING METHOD, 8e uses tips and techniques from revered writing coaches and award-winning journalists to help you develop the writing and reporting skills you need to succeed in the changing world of journalism. Full-color photographs and a strong storytelling approach keep you captivated throughout the book. An entire chapter is devoted to media ethics, while ethical dilemmas in each chapter give you practice working through ethical issues before you face them on the job. Offering the most up-to-date coverage available, the Eighth Edition fully integrates multimedia content into the chapters-reflecting the way the news world actually operates. It also includes an all-new book glossary featuring many of the newer terms used in Journalism. Integrating new trends in the convergence of print, broadcast, and online media, WRITING AND REPORTING NEWS equips you with the fundamental skills you need for media careers now-and in the future. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.