A Companion to Media Studies

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Angharad N. Valdivia
Wiley, 2006 - Social Science - 590 pages
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A Companion to Media Studies is a comprehensive collection that brings together new writings by an international team to provide an overview of the theories and methodologies that have produced this most interdisciplinary of fields.

  • Tackles a variety of central concepts and controversies, organized into six areas of study: foundations, production, media content, media audiences, effects, and futures
  • Provides an accessible point of entry into this expansive and interdisciplinary field
  • Includes the writings of renowned media scholars, including McQuail, Schiller, Gallagher, Wartella, and Bryant
  • Now available in paperback for the course market.

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About the author (2006)

Angharad N. Valdivia is Research Associate Professor of Communications at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is editor of Feminism, Multiculturalism, and the Media: Global Diversities (1995) and author of A Latina in the Land of Hollywood and Other Essays on Media Culture (2000).

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