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The Media in Britain By Jane Stokes

The Media in Britain
by Jane Stokes

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The Media in Britain brings together a range of distinguished and newer scholars to provide a comprehensive and engaging review of contemporary debates in media studies.
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The Media in Britain: Current Debates and Developments by Jane Stokes

The Media in Britain brings together a range of distinguished and newer scholars to provide a comprehensive and engaging review of contemporary debates in media studies. The first and second parts discuss the principal media industries in Britain before looking at the impact of media policy on their structure and activities. The final part encompasses a range of analyses of diverse media and cultural texts, selected for their intrinsic interest value and to illustrate the wealth of approaches and methods which can be adopted with a view to interpreting and analyzing the contemporary British media scene.

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The Media in Britain Reviews


'...a sturdy guide to the British media industries.' - Des Freedman, The Times Literary Supplement

About Jane Stokes



ANNA READING teaches on the Media and Society degree at South Bank University, London, UK.

JANE STOKES is a Senior Lecturer at the University of East London, UK.

Table of Contents


PART 1: THE STRUCTURE OF CONTEMPORARY BRITISH MEDIA INDUSTRIES.- Introduction; J.Stokes.- Publishing: Britain's First Mass Medium; J.Stokes .- Advertising; P.Meech.- The Press; C.Sparks.- Broadcasting: Television and Radio; A.Crisell.- Cinema; J.Hill.- The Music Industry; P.McDonald.- New Media; J.Cornford and K.Robins.- PART 2: CURRENT MEDIA POLICY.- Introduction; A.Reading.- The Role of the State in Shaping the Media; P.Goodwin.- The Regulation of Media Content; J.Petley.- European Union Media and Communication Policies; R.Collins.- Campaigns to Change the Media; A.Reading.- PART 3: MEDIA MATERIAL: CONTENT AND REPRESENTATION.- Introduction; J.Stokes.- Ethnic Minorities and the British News Media: Explaining (Mis)Representation; S.Cottle.- Documentary and Citizenship: The Case of Stephen Lawrence; J.Owen.- Use it or Lose it: Sex, Sexuality and Sexual Health in Magazines for Girls; J.Stokes.- Transnational Trainspotting; M.Smith.- Offending, Looking, Killing and Film-Making: Decoding Peeping Tom; B.Slater.- A Postmodernist Calls; Class, Conscience and the British Theatre; A.Sierz.- Representing the New Scotland: Drama, Devolution and Dominant Representations; J.Sillars.- Consuming the Garden: Locating a Feminine Narrative within Popular Cultural Texts and Gendered Genres; J.Gabb.- Selling Sexuality in the Lesbian and Gay Press; A.Reading .- Hanif Kureishi and the Politics of Cultural Hybridity; B.Moore-Gilbert.- Blind Date and the Phenomenology of Fun; P.Scannell.- Di/'Crash'; J.Russell.- Ethnic Identity and Cultural Heritage: Belsen in the Museum; R.Crownshaw.- Spinnin': Dance Culture on the World Wide Web; H.C.Rietveld.

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GOR002640359
The Media in Britain: Current Debates and Developments by Jane Stokes
Jane Stokes
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Palgrave Macmillan
1999-06-11
336
0333730623
9780333730621
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