Communications and Media Studies

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  1. Check it Out!
    Stories with no substance. Talking heads without a clue. “Team” coverage that still misses the big picture. Overheated hype. Cute chatter. Film at eleven. Is it any wonder more and more of us count less and less on the news?“It... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2004
    Hardback | £58.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  2. More Riffs, Rants, and Raves
    Bill O'Shaughnessy's back. Here's the third big book of interviews, editorials, essays, commentaries, and observations, and just plain good talk from an authentic American voice.From the "bully pulpit" of his radio stations,... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2004
    Hardback | £41.00
  3. Charms that Soothe
    From Chaplin’s brilliant use of Wagner in The Gold Rush to the Bach chorale closing Scorsese’s Casino, classical music has played a fascinating role in movies. Dean Duncan provides a fresh critical survey of the aesthetics... Learn More
    Published: 12th September 2003
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  4. The Rose Man of Sing Sing
    Today, seventy-three years after his death, journalists still tell tales of Charles E. Chapin. As city editor of Pulitzer’s New York Evening World , Chapin was the model of the take-no-prisoners newsroom tyrant: he drove reporters... Learn More
    Published: 12th September 2003
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £23.99
    EPUB | £28.00
    PDF | £28.00
  5. For the Record
    For the Record focuses on the experiences of journalists, primarily in their own words, who worked in Rochester, New York, on the Gannett owned Democrat & Chronicle and the Times Union.While there are occasional glimpses back... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2001
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  6. It All Comes Back to Me Now:
    It All Comes Back to Me Now features profiles and touching vignettes about contemporary figures like Jeanine and Al Pirro, Andrew Cuomo, Archbishop Edward Egan, the late John Cardinal O'Connor, the late Monsignor Terry Attridge,... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2001
    Hardback | £27.99
  7. Hand-Held Visions
    For almost forty years, DeeDee Halleck has been involved in a variety of projects that involve media making by “non-professionals.” Her goal has been to develop a critical sense of the potential and limitations of mediated... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2001
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £41.00
  8. Media Lost and Found
    This selection of essays, articles, lectures, and other writings by Erik Barnouw, dean of American media scholars, chronicles “the phenomenon of old media giving way to new, and then being replaced by them, as the ghosts of... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2001
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  9. Airwaves
    AirWAVES!, a collection of more than thirty years of editorials and commentary given by William O’Shaughnessy, encompasses a wide spectrum of Westchester life, from politics to just plain citizens.O’Shaughnessy, hailed "The... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 1999
    Hardback | £27.99
  10. Murrow
    Murrow is the biography of America’s foremost broadcast journalist, Edward R. Murrow. At twenty-nine, he was the prototype of a species new to communications—an eyewitness to history with power to reach millions. His wartime... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1999
    Hardback | £87.00
    Paperback | £50.00
  11. When Giants Ruled
    When Giants Ruled takes the reader behind the scenes of a century of newspaper life. It relates how Benjamin Day, a job printer desperate for more money, started The Sun and inadvertently established the first successful daily... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1999
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £27.99