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Delayed Response The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World
ISBN: HB: 9780300225679, Yale University Press, January 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm, 30 black&white illus.
We have always been conscious of the wait for life-changing messages, whether it be the time it takes to receive a text message from your love, for a soldier's family to learn news from the front, or for a space probe to deliver data from the far rea...
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On Press The Liberal Values That Shaped the News
ISBN: HB: 9780674976658, Harvard University Press, November 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
In the 1960s and 1970s, the American press embraced a new way of reporting and selling the news. The causes were many: the proliferation of television, pressure to rectify the news media's dismal treatment of minorities and women, accusations of bias...
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Digital Difference Media Technology and the Theory of Communication Effects
ISBN: PB: 9780674987234, ISBN: HB: 9780674504936, Harvard University Press, November 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 line illus., 17 tables
"The Digital Difference" examines how the transition from the industrial-era media of one-way publishing and broadcasting to the two-way digital era of online search and social media has affected the dynamics of public life. In the digital age, fund...
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Democracy's Detectives The Economics of Investigative Journalism
ISBN: PB: 9780674986817, ISBN: HB: 9780674545502, Harvard University Press, October 2018
384 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 line illus., 38 tables
In democratic societies, investigative journalism holds government and private institutions accountable to the public. From firings and resignations to changes in budgets and laws, the impact of this reporting can be significant – but so too are the...
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Scripted Culture Digitalization and the Cultural Public Sphere
ISBN: PB: 9783035800852, Diaphanes, August 2018
288 pp., 19.5x12.7 cm, 60 halftones
When we look at the cultural public sphere through the lens of digitalization, a paradoxical picture emerges. In some ways, the digital age seems to have brought the goals of the Enlightenment to their fullest fruition, giving us boundless and instan...
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Server A Media History from the Present to the Baroque
ISBN: HB: 9780300180817, Yale University Press, June 2018
456 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Though classic servants like the butler or the governess have largely vanished, the Internet is filled with servers: web, ftp, mail, and others perform their daily drudgery, going about their business noiselessly and unnoticed. Why then are current-d...
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Image Science Iconology, Visual Culture, and Media Aesthetics
ISBN: PB: 9780226565842, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
264 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 halftones, 4 line drawings, 2 tables
Almost thirty years ago, W. J. T. Mitchell's "Iconology" helped launch the interdisciplinary study of visual media, now a central feature of the modern humanities. Along with his subsequent "Picture Theory" and "What Do Pictures Want?", Mitchell's no...
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What Philosophy Wants from Images
ISBN: PB: 9780226513195, ISBN: HB: 9780226513058, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 10 halftones
In recent decades, contemporary art has displayed an ever increasing and complicated fascination with the cinema – or, perhaps more accurately, as D. N. Rodowick shows, a certain memory of cinema. Contemporary works of film, video, and moving image i...
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£67,00
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Reporting War How Foreign Correspondents Risked Capture, Torture, and Death to Cover World War II
ISBN: PB: 9780300234152, ISBN: HB: 9780300224665, Yale University Press, February 2018
440 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus.
Luminary journalists Ed Murrow, Martha Gellhorn, Walter Cronkite, and Clare Hollingworth were among the young reporters who chronicled World War II's daily horrors and triumphs for Western readers. In this fascinating book, Ray Moseley, himself a for...
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Gogo Breeze Zambia's Radio Elder and the Voices of Free Speech
ISBN: PB: 9780226498935, ISBN: HB: 9780226498768, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 11 halftones
When Breeze FM, a radio station in the provincial Zambian town of Chipata, hired an elderly retired schoolteacher in 2003, no one anticipated the skyrocketing success that would follow. A self-styled grandfather on air, Gogo Breeze seeks intimacy ove...
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