Broadcasting and New Media Policies in Western Europe by Kenneth Dyson, Peter Humphreys, Ralph Negrine

By Kenneth Dyson, Peter Humphreys, Ralph Negrine

Murdoch, Maxwell, Hersant, Berlusconi, Bertelsmann, Springer and Turner ... within the Nineteen Eighties new actors emerged to take advantage of the possibilities in ecu broadcasting, supplied via the recent applied sciences of satellite tv for pc and cable. Dramatic political, fiscal and cultural results have been promised and are already being addressed by means of public coverage. This ebook analyses and translates the advance of regulatory regulations in Western Europe based on those new phenomena.

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Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films (Routledge Key Guides)

Videos that have drawn suggestion from the Bible, both without delay or not directly, were highly regarded because the earliest days of cinema. Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films introduces quite a lot of these video clips, that are one of the most crucial, critically-acclaimed and highest-grossing motion pictures of all time, including:

The King of Kings Ben-Hur the fervour of the Christ Frankenstein shut Encounters of the 3rd style 2001: an area Odyssey Apocalypse Now Monty Python s lifetime of Brian.

Written via a group of foreign students, the fifty entries speak about the Biblical tales, characters or motifs depicted in each one movie making this e-book the correct consultant for a person drawn to the long-standing dating among the Bible and picture.

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Online File Sharing: Innovations in Media Consumption by Jonas Andersson Schwarz

By Jonas Andersson Schwarz

It truly is obvious that dossier sharing on the web has develop into an rising norm of media intake specifically between children. This ebook offers a serious point of view in this phenomenon, exploring matters with regards to dossier sharing, downloading, peer-to-peer networks, "piracy," and (not least) coverage matters concerning those practices.

Andersson Schwartz seriously engages with the justificatory discourses of the particular file-sharers, taking Sweden as a geographic concentration. by way of concentrating on the instance of Sweden domestic to either The Pirate Bay and Spotify he presents a special perception right into a mentality that drives either innovation and deviance and incorporates sharing in either its unadulterated and its compliant, business-friendly varieties.

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Body panic : gender, health, and the selling of fitness by Shari L. Dworkin

By Shari L. Dworkin

From the writer: Are you ripped? do you want to paintings in your abs? are you aware your perfect bodyweight? Your physique fats index? more and more, american citizens are being bought on a health ideal-not simply skinny yet toned, not only muscular yet cut-that is more durable and tougher to arrive. In physique Panic, Shari L. Dworkin and Faye Linda Wachs ask why. How did those specific physique kinds emerge as 'fit'? and the way is it that having an  Read more...

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Cinema and the Great War (Cinema and Society) by Andrew Kelly

By Andrew Kelly

Cinema and the nice struggle concentrates on one a part of the paintings of the warfare: the cinema. Used as software for propaganda through the warfare itself, by means of the mid Nineteen Twenties cinema had all started to mirror the rejection of clash general in all of the arts. Andrew Kelly explores the improvement of anti-war cinema in, Britain, the United States, Germany and France from the ground-breaking Lay Down your hands, made by way of Bertha Von Suttner in 1914 and Lewis Milestone's sour All Quiet at the Western entrance via to Stanley Kubrick's terrific Paths of Glory.

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Technology and Touch: The Biopolitics of Emerging by A. Cranny-Francis

By A. Cranny-Francis

Technology and contact addresses the advance of more than a few new contact applied sciences, either applied sciences that we achieve out to the touch (like iPhones and iPads) and applied sciences that contact us (such as new prosthetics, shrewdpermanent garments and robots). Cranny-Francis explores how this improvement is helping us to hook up with and comprehend our global, and ourselves. This daily perform, or biopolitics of contact, is exemplified in a number of artwork works that installation contact and make allowance us to check the character of being and of which means. Cranny-Francis additionally refers the biopolitics of contact to the learn of recent contact applied sciences, exploring their capability to have us ponder outdated fears and prejudices, in addition to tough our incorporation into applied sciences and networks that could be unethical or deeply compromised.

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