Introducing Media Studies

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Icon Books, Limited, 2010 - Social Science - 172 pages
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The media has become a condition of our existence. Introducing Media Studies explores media history and the complex relationship between the media, ideology, knowledge, and power, presenting a coherent view of the media industry, media theory, and methods in media research.

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Review: Introducing Media Studies (Introducing Series)

User Review  - Sarah Evans - Goodreads

I had read another book in this series and found it an insightful overview of a particular field of study. This one was more fractured in structure and less helpful, going more for flash than ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sandra Clark - Goodreads

This book is great but is out of date. I see there is a 2010 edition, though. In general I love each of these Introducing... books. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Ziauddin Sardar is a hugely renowned writer, broadcaster, journalist and critic. 'Britain's own Muslim polymath' (Independent) has become one of the UK's leading intellectuals and writes on a huge variety of subjects in numerous newspapers and magazines throughout the world. He is also Visiting Professor of Postcolonial Studies at the City University, London.

Borin Van Loon has worked on numerous Introducing titles. He is a freelance illustrator, surrealist painter and collagist who produces the comic strip 'The Severed Head' for The Chap magazine.

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