By Lilie Chouliaraki
This path-breaking ebook explores how cohesion in the direction of susceptible others is played in our media setting. It argues that tales the place famine is defined via our personal adventure of weight-reduction plan or or the place unity with Africa interprets into donning a funky armband let us know approximately even more than the reason that they try to speak. They let us know anything in regards to the ways that we think the realm outdoor ourselves.
By displaying old switch in Amnesty overseas and Oxfam appeals, within the stay reduction and dwell eight concert events, within the advocacy of Audrey Hepburn and Angelina Jolie in addition to in earthquake information at the BBC, this far-reaching e-book exhibits how cohesion has this day become now not approximately conviction yet selection, now not imaginative and prescient yet way of life, no longer others yet ourselves – turning us into the ironic spectators of alternative people’s suffering.
By I. Dekel
By Stuart Cunningham,Terry Flew,Adam Swift
In addition to succinct money owed of neo-classical and demanding political economics, the textual content bargains clean views for figuring out media drawn from 'heterodox' techniques: institutional economics and evolutionary economics. utilising those paradigms to important themes and case reports, Media Economics stresses the price – and boundaries – of contending fiscal methods in figuring out how the media operates this day. it's crucial studying for all scholars of Media and communique stories, and likewise these from Economics, coverage experiences, company reports and advertising backgrounds who're learning the media.
By Linda Be Diaf
By Lisa Bitzer
Was ist ein Hörbuch?
Und used to be ein Audiobook?
Wieso kann niemand zwischen den verschiedenen Begriffen differenzieren?
Und wieso werden die Begriffe trotzdem verwendet?
Die Arbeit untersucht die verschiedenen Typologien und Terminologien des Begriffs "Hörbuch/Hörspiel" und schlägt eine neue Einteilung in verschiedene Kategorien vor.
Nach einem umfassenden historischen Überblick erläutert die Arbeit verschiedene Formen und Begriffe des Hörtexts und ordnet die genreimmanente Poetikdebatte in einen populärkulturellen Kontext ein.
Die Arbeit greift auf einige historisch-wissenschaftliche Werke zurück, entwickelt jedoch einen eigenen Ansatz und betritt mit dem typologischen Vorschlag wissenschaftliches Neuland, das sowohl der theoretischen examine als auch der praktischen Handhabung gerecht werden will.
By Jeannine Mursall
By Stanis aw Lem,Joanna Zylinska
The Polish author Stanisław Lem is better identified to English-speaking readers because the writer of the 1961 technological know-how fiction novel Solaris, tailored right into a meditative movie by means of Andrei Tarkovsky in 1972 and remade in 2002 by way of Steven Soderbergh. all through his writings, comprising dozens of technology fiction novels and brief tales, Lem provided deeply philosophical and bitingly satirical reflections at the boundaries of either technology and humanity.
In Summa Technologiae—his significant paintings of nonfiction, first released in 1964 and now to be had in English for the 1st time—Lem produced an enticing and caustically logical philosophical treatise approximately human and nonhuman existence in its previous, current, and destiny varieties. After 5 many years Summa Technologiae has misplaced none of its highbrow or serious value. certainly, a lot of Lem’s conjectures approximately destiny applied sciences have now come actual: from man made intelligence, bionics, and nanotechnology to the hazards of data overload, the concept that underlying web se's, and the assumption of digital fact. extra very important for its persisted relevance, despite the fact that, is Lem’s rigorous research into the parallel improvement of organic and technical evolution and his end that know-how will outlive humanity.
Preceding Richard Dawkins’s realizing of evolution as a blind watchmaker by way of greater than twenty years, Lem posits evolution as opportunistic, shortsighted, extravagant, and illogical. Strikingly unique and nonetheless well timed, Summa Technologiae resonates with quite a lot of modern debates approximately details and new media, the lifestyles sciences, and the rising dating among know-how and humanity.
By Veve Clark,Shirley Nelson Garner,Margaret Higonnet,Ketu Katrak
By A. Fuchs
By Fabienne Martin-Juchat,Adrian Staii