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Category: Communication Studies|
The author of the book: David L. Altheide
Edition: Left Coast Press Inc
Date of issue: 02 Jun 2016
Format files: Epub, PDF
The size of the: 754 KB
City - Country: Walnut Creek, United States
Full description of the book The Media Syndrome:Over the past 45 years, award-winning sociologist David L. Altheide has illuminated how media formats and media logic affect our understanding of social issues, of how political decisions are made, and of how we relate to each other. In this masterful, summative work, Altheide describes the media syndrome: how these factors shape our expectations of, and reactions to, both public and personal events. Ideal for courses on mass media and political communication, the book * provides a detailed description of the media syndrome and its impact on daily life; * uses historical and contemporary examples from Watergate to Edward Snowden; * includes the changes in PDF the ecology of communication from mass media to social media and its social impact.
About the author David L. AltheideDavid L. Altheide is Regents' Professor Emeritus in the School of Justice and Social Inquiry at Arizona State University, where he taught for 37 years. His work has focused on the role of mass media and information technology in social control. Author of fifteen books and over 150 professional papers, Altheide received the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) Cooley Award three times, given to the outstanding book in symbolic interaction, as well as the 2005 George Herbert Mead Award for lifetime contributions to SSSI, and the society's Mentor Achievement Award in 2007. His works include Terrorism and the Politics of Fear, Creating Fear: News and the Construction of Crisis, Media Power, and Media Logic.
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