Media And Society: The Production Of Culture In The Mass Media

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Media and Society: The Production of Culture in the Mass Media

In this large-scale, postindustrial society, the mass media has become deeply embedded into the lifestyles of everyday citizens. People are lured by television ratings, celebrity-sponsored products, and high-profile crimes and scandals, all finding their way into living rooms across America by satellites, cable wires, and modems. This book examines the real, imagined, and potential effects of the mass media on individuals and society. The book explores the processes through which the mass media is enabled and constrained by such factors as technology, law, industry structure, and occupational careers, accounting for the vast changes that have developed in recent years. This book is divided into two parts. Part I defines mass communication and locates its role in social life. Part II considers the factors which influence media content, providing insight into how the industry operates. Sociologists, Communication and Mass Media specialists, film, music, and pop culture critics, and enthusiasts of these fields.

Specifications of Media and Society: The Production of Culture in the Mass Media

GENERAL
AuthorJohn W. Ryan, William M. Wentworth
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-100205174000
ISBN-139780205174003
PublisherPearson
Number Of Pages255
Publication Date1998-09-28
DIMENSIONS
Height8.9 inch.
Length5.9 inch.
Width0.9 inch.
Weight0.44 pounds.

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