Advertising Age: The Principles of Advertising and Marketing Communication at Work

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Cengage Learning, Aug 15, 2011 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
This book is the perfect accompaniment to any of the Advertising and IMC advertising texts. It can serve as a standalone textbook for introductory courses as well. For instructors, it offers the opportunity to engage students theoretically and practically and in a cost-effective way. The emphasis on applying research and theory to practice is shown graphically through literally hundreds of examples and outside references. Students will find the book to be accessible and easy to understand while rigorous in its investigation of communication practices.
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About the author (2011)

Esther Thorson has published extensively on the news industry, advertising, news effects and health communication. Along with Professors Hari Sridhar and Murali Mantrala she has developed econometric models that link newspaper budget management with revenue/profit patterns. Her scholarly work has won a variety of research and writing awards and she has advised nearly 40 doctoral dissertations. She applies research, both hers and that of her colleagues, in newsrooms and advertising agencies across the US and abroad. She serves on an extensive list of journal editorial boards. Her latest books are (with David Schumann) Internet Advertising: Theory and Research (Lawrence Erlbaum, 2007and (with Jerry Parker), Health Communication in the New Media Landscape (Springer, 2008).

Author Margaret Duffy was born in Woodford, Essex, United Kingdom and has worked for both the Inland Revenue and the Ministry of Defense. When not writing, she works as a garden designer. She currently lives in Devon.

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