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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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£21,00
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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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£17,00
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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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Just a Journalist On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between
ISBN: HB: 9780674980334, Harvard University Press, November 2017
170 pp., 18.1x11.1 cm
In this timely book, a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter trains an autobiographical lens on a moment of remarkable transition in American journalism. Just a few years ago, the mainstream press was wrestling with whether labeling waterboarding as tortur...
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£16,00
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Naked Blogger of Cairo Creative Insurgency in the Arab World
ISBN: PB: 9780674980051, Harvard University Press, August 2017
278 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 halftones
Uprisings spread like wildfire across the Arab world from 2010 to 2012, fueled by a desire for popular sovereignty. In Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, and elsewhere, protesters flooded the streets and the media, voicing dissent through slogans, graffiti, pupp...
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£14,00
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Saving the Media Capitalism, Crowdfunding, and Democracy
ISBN: HB: 9780674659759, Harvard University Press, April 2016
148 pp., 18.1x11.1 cm, 7 graphs
The media are in crisis. Confronted by growing competition and sagging advertising revenue, news operations in print, on radio and TV, and even online are struggling to reinvent themselves. Many have gone under. For too many others, the answer has be...
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£14,00
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Free Speech and Unfree News The Paradox of Press Freedom in America
ISBN: HB: 9780674659773, Harvard University Press, March 2016
330 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Does America have a free press? Many who answer yes appeal to First Amendment protections that shield the press from government censorship. But in this comprehensive history of American press freedom as it has existed in theory, law, and practice, Sa...
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£28,00
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Writing Technology in Meiji Japan A Media History of Modern Japanese Literature and Visual Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780674088412, Harvard University Press, December 2015
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 33 halftones
"Writing Technology in Meiji Japan" boldly rethinks the origins of modern Japanese language, literature, and visual culture from the perspective of media history. Drawing upon methodological insights by Friedrich Kittler and extensive archival resear...
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Exposed Desire and Disobedience in the Digital Age
ISBN: HB: 9780674504578, Harvard University Press, December 2015
304 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 8 halftones, 4 graphs, 3 tables
Social media compile data on users, retailers mine information on consumers, Internet giants create dossiers of who we know and what we do, and intelligence agencies collect all this plus billions of communications daily. Exploiting our boundless des...
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Library Beyond the Book
ISBN: PB: 9780674725034, Harvard University Press, June 2014
208 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, 50 colour illus.
In an age of ebook readers and digital downloads, it is easy to imagine a time when printed books will vanish, rendered extinct by the Internet revolution. But such forecasts miss the mark, say Jeffrey Schnapp and Matthew Battles. Future bookshelves...
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£19,00
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