Media and Culture 7e with 2011 Update : An Introduction to Mass Communication:
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The #1 introduction to mass communication text, Media and Culture offers a critical approach to media literacy, a cultural perspective, compelling storytelling, and comprehensive coverage of the media industries to help students understand the complex relationship between the mass media and our shared culture.
And, because each year brings numerous changes in the media ó whether itís exploring new trends like Twitter, thinking about the future of journalism, or trying a Kindle for the first time ó the Seventh Edition 2011 Update helps you bring the latest media trends into the classroom and into context.
RICHARD CAMPBELL, director of the journalism program at Miami University, is the author of 60 Minutes and the News: A Mythology for Middle America (1991) and coauthor of Cracked Coverage: Television News, the Anti-Cocaine Crusade and the Reagan Legacy (1994). Campbell has written for numerous publications including Columbia Journalism Review, Journal of Communication, and Media Studies Journal and he is on the editorial board of Critical Studies in Mass Communication and Television Quarterly. As a writer and media critic, he is a frequent speaker on public radio and television.
CHRISTOPHER R. MARTIN is professor of journalism at University of Northern Iowa and author of Framed! Labor and the Corporate Media (2003). He has written articles and reviews on journalism, televised sports, the Internet, and labor for several publications including Communication Research, Journal of Communication, Journal of Communication Inquiry, Labor Studies Journal, and Culture, Sport, and Society.
BETTINA FABOS, an award-winning video maker and former print reporter, is an associate professor of Visual Communication and interactive media studies at University of Northern Iowa. She is the author of Wrong Turn on the Information Superhighway: Education and the Commercialized Internet (2003). Her areas of expertise include critical media literacy, Internet commercialization, the role of the internet in education, and media representations of popular culture.