Category Archives: Media Studies

We Europeans: Media, Representations, Identities (Changing by William Uricchio

By William Uricchio

This quantity explores the connection among media and identification alongside the fault-lines and fissures of the ever-shifting collectivities that represent Europe. on the centre of this dynamic are people, who, as makers and clients of media, negotiate identities, affiliations and meanings. the gathering explores how ethnicities, religions, tastes, generations and languages overlap each other, have interaction inside of members and outline groups. even if caused via person wants or shared fantasies, those dynamic collectivities utilize media in very other ways. Addressing subject matters comparable to movies and tv programmes, the Euro, images, postcards or public monuments, participants contemplate this idea of ‘new collectivities’, no longer in an individualistic feel or jointly as countries yet as a number of and moving identities. With this as a place to begin, the amount interrogates the methods that create and form identification and signify Europe because it bodily expands and administratively consolidates. Essays discover media texts as websites of desires and longed for identities, and articulate the fears and tensions surrounding the makes use of of transnational media, no matter if for reasons of cultural homogenization or isolation. Drawing on novels, motion pictures and the click, the quantity demonstrates the complicated interactions of heritage and reminiscence as they tell and provides form to the current. We Europeans? Media, illustration, Identities addresses a scholarly readership with an curiosity in textual research and coverage concerns relating to media, identification and the various vantage issues of Europe.

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Protest Campaigns, Media and Political Opportunities by Jonathan Cable

By Jonathan Cable

The cognizance paid to protest teams and social activities has hardly ever been larger, be it the Occupy stream, austerity protests, or scholar demonstrations. those formations are below continuous scrutiny by means of teachers, the click and politicians who're all trying to interpret and comprehend protest teams, their strategies, calls for, and their wider impression on society.

Protest Campaigns, Media and Political possibilities takes an in-depth examine 3 assorted protest teams together with a neighborhood crusade, environmental direct motion activists, and a mass demonstration. It deals a large standpoint of every team via a finished mixture of insider tales from activists, the authors personal involvement with one staff, newspaper assurance, every one group’s social media, web content and leaflets, and executive files. This wealth of fabric is pieced jointly to supply compelling narratives for every group’s crusade, from the inception in their protest messages and activities, via media assurance, and into political discourse.
This e-book presents a colourful contribution to debates round the verbal exchange and protest strategies hired through protest teams and the importance information media has on advancing their campaigns.

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Mediatization and Mobile Lives: A Critical Approach by André Jansson

By André Jansson

Mediatization and cellular Lives: A serious Approach contributes to a fancy, located and important knowing of what mediatization capacity and the way it really works in modern lifestyles.

The booklet explores the stress among the prolonged features provided by way of media know-how and becoming media reliance, focusing really on cellular middle-class lives. It problematizes how mediatization is culturally legitimized in our occasions, whilst connectivity and mobility are more and more visible as essential parts of self-realization.

Supported by means of vast fieldwork conducted in contexts of gentrification, elite cosmopolitanism and post-tourism, André Jansson advances a severe, cultural materialist viewpoint of mediatization as he examines how everyone is torn among the hot possibilities afforded by means of their cellular lives and the sensation of being trapped by way of our hooked up media tradition.

Mediatization and cellular Lives

deals an enticing and significant exploration of the interaction among mediatization, individualization and globalization, making it a fantastic source for college students and students of Media and communique.

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The Cable Empire Strikes Latin America: How American Pay-TV by Luiz Duarte

By Luiz Duarte

within the mid-90s, a bunch of media businesses ventured into Latin the US, selling a growth within the rising pay-TV of the quarter. now not all businesses survived even though. What ended in this growth and the survivors' mystery for fulfillment is the subject of this wide first-hand account through media researcher Luiz G. Duarte, who skilled the ups and downs and lived to inform the tale. past a tutorial evaluation of either the promoting and social sciences theories that may probably clarify the proof, the publication additionally represents a close heritage of this development for somebody drawn to doing good during this business.

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Global Games: Production, Circulation and Policy in the by Aphra Kerr

By Aphra Kerr

In the decade our cellphones were infiltrated via indignant birds, our desktops through leagues of legends and our social networks through pleas for support down at the farm. As electronic video games became networked, cellular and informal they've got develop into a pervasive cultural shape. in accordance with unique empirical paintings, together with interviews with staff, digital ethnographies in on-line video games and research of similar files, Global Games offers a political, fiscal and sociological research of the expansion and restructuring of the electronic video games over the last decade. Situating the video games as either cultural and artistic and reading the relative development of console, notebook, on-line and cellular, Aphra Kerr analyses the middle creation logics within the undefined, and the growth of move tactics as online game companies have constructed. In an ruled through North American and jap businesses, Kerr explores the hot luck of businesses from China and Europe, and the emergent spatial politics as international locations, towns, businesses and groups compete to reshape electronic video games within the networked age.

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The Mediated Construction of Reality by Nick Couldry,Andreas Hepp

By Nick Couldry,Andreas Hepp

Social concept has to be thoroughly rethought in an international of electronic media and social media systems pushed through facts techniques. Fifty years after Berger and Luckmann released their vintage textual content The Social building of Reality, best sociologists of media, Nick Couldry and Andreas Hepp, revisit the query of ways social idea can comprehend the procedures by which a daily global is built in and during media.

Drawing on Schutz, Elias and lots of different social and media theorists, they ask: what are the results of electronic media?s profound involvement in these tactics? Is the outcome a social international that's good and habitable, or one who is more and more volatile and unliveable?

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Aufgaben und Finanzierung des öffentlich-rechtlichen by Vera Rohloff

By Vera Rohloff

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2004 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Medienökonomie, -management, notice: 2,3, FernUniversität Hagen (Wirtschaftswissenschaften), Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die aktuelle Ausgestaltung des Rundfunks in Deutschland basiert im Wesentlichen auf der Rundfunkrechtsprechung des Bundesverfassungsgerichts. Die folgende Arbeit untersucht
dagegen den Rundfunkmarkt aus ökonomischer Sicht. Sie widmet sich insbesondere der Frage nach möglichen Marktversagensaspekten zur Legitimierung der Regulierung und damit zur Existenz des öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunks sowie der daraus resultierenden
Gebührenfinanzierung. Zudem wird als Schlussfolgerung u.a. aus der examine von bestehenden Wettbewerbssituationen zwischen öffentlich-rechtlichen und privaten Anbietern die ökonomische Bewertung der Gebührenhöhe vorgenommen.
Aus diesen Überlegungen resultiert schließlich die Erkenntnis, dass dem privaten Rundfunk der Markt zu überlassen und der öffentlich-rechtliche Rundfunk als gesellschaftlich gewünschte Ergänzung zu deren Angebot zu sehen ist. Entsprechend hat eine Anpassung der
Programminhalte sowie des Umfangs der Gebührenfinanzierung zu erfolgen.
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Mediatized Conflicts: Understanding Media and Conflicts in by Simon Cottle

By Simon Cottle

News media are extra refined at the present time than ever prior to, whereas tradition and politics have reached heights of chaos by no means sooner than noticeable. How do media shops decide on what to record, and what are the affects in their offerings? Mediatized clash sheds much-needed mild at the topic. a professional at the topic culls jointly the newest examine and theories to ascertain how the media at the present time have changed socalled aim reporting with actively "enacting" and "performing" assurance of struggle and conflict.

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Der Markt für Gratiszeitungen in Österreich (German Edition) by Thomas Driendl

By Thomas Driendl

Magisterarbeit aus dem Jahr 2005 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Medienökonomie, -management, observe: 1 (Sehr gut), Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck (Institut für Wirtschaftstheorie, Wirtschaftspolitik und Wirtschaftsgeschichte), one zero one Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Längst hat sich das Geschäftsmodell kostenlos verbreiteter, ausschließlich durch Inseratenerlöse finanzierter Printmedien auf den Zeitungsmärkten etabliert und durchgesetzt. Mittlerweile kann es sich kein Medienhaus der Welt leisten, auf Gratisblätter im Produktportfolio zu verzichten.

In der vorliegenden Studie werden am Beispiel Österreich die ökonomischen Auswirkungen dieser Entwicklung auf die Pressemärkte aufgezeigt. Auf der Grundlage eines industrieökonomischen Analyserahmens werden Marktstruktur, Marktverhalten und Marktergebnis systematisch dargestellt. Dabei werden internationale Entwicklungen – vor allem in den united states, in Großbritannien und in Deutschland – eingehend und im historischen Verlauf betrachtet, wobei das Interesse den Verhaltensweisen der Medienunternehmen, Leser und Inserenten gilt.

Insbesondere werden die Strategien der etablierten Zeitungsverlage im Kampf gegen die neue Konkurrenz durch Gratiszeitungen aufgezeigt und die ökonomischen purpose für die Herausgabe von Gratiszeitungen offen gelegt. Die Betrachtung der Wettbewerbsbeziehungen von Gratiszeitungen untereinander und zu den Kauf-Zeitungen stecken den relevanten Markt im Wettbewerb um Leser und Anzeigen ab.

Mit dieser Arbeit wurde erstmals der Bestand an Gratiszeitungen in Österreich umfassend erhoben. Dabei wurden – mangels offizieller Pressestatistiken – die eigens dafür recherchierten empirischen Daten systematisch aufbereitet und mit ökonometrischen Methoden ausgewertet. Als Ergebnis finden sich in dieser Arbeit eine Fülle von Fakten und Kennziffern – wie z.B. regionale Gratiszeitungsdichte, Eigentumsverhältnisse, Konzentrationsraten, Tausenderpreise and so forth. – aus denen sich Rückschlüsse auf Wettbewerbsverhalten und Marktergebnis schließen lassen.

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Le problème du problème: Affronter et traiter les problèmes by Henri Planchon

By Henri Planchon

l. a. pédagogie est integral à tous les domaines de notre société dès lors qu'il est query de prises de décision, de compréhension de consignes, de participation à un travail de groupe, de compréhension d'organisations pour se situer et agir dans les occasions les plus complexes. C'est le yet poursuivi par l. a. démarche ACIM qui développe un entraînement à construire des modélisations, véritables outils à penser. Dessiner ses intuitions, ses pensées désordonnées à l'aide de lines, de symboles, de signes abstraits non figuratifs va constituer une photograph abstraite de repères organisés communicables

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