Communications, Media, and Culture Series
Style, Crisis, and Authority in American Television
Although the "decline" of network television in the face of cable was a crisis in television history, John Caldwell finds that it spawned new production initiatives to reassert network authority. Caldwell's classic volume, now available as a handsome volume in the Rutgers University Press Classics imprint, calls for desegregation of theory and practice in media scholarship.
A Century of Film Scandal
Children and Parents in Consumer Culture
Looking to old and new technologies for mass communication-from CNN to comic books, from international news agencies to tabloids, from bomb sights to the Super Bowl-the essays in this collection show the ways in which public information is shaped, packaged, and disseminated.
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