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Title:
Media and society / Michael O'Shaughnessy, Jane Stadler, Sarah Casey.
Author:
O'Shaughnessy, Michael, 1951- author.
Published:
South Melbourne, Vic. Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition:
6th edition.
Description:
xvii, 455 pages. : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other Authors:
Casey, Sarah, author.

Stadler, Jane Megan, author.
ISBN:
0195597249

9780195597240

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Summary

Summary

Media and Society explores the relationship between the media, their institutions and the world we live in, examining how they are connected and how society and the media affect each other. The book analyses representations of the world found in films, television, advertisements, news and online to understand the impact of the media in the contemporary world. The sixth edition explores several themes throughout the text, including the contradictory nature of the media and the psychological concerns of the media, to provide clear explanations of complex theories and ideas.


Author Notes


Michael O'Shaughnessy, Former School of Media and Communications, Edith Cowan University,Jane Stadler, Associate Professor, Film and Media Studies, University of QLD,Sarah Casey, School of Humanities, Language & Social Sciences,

Michael O'Shaughnessy, formerly School of Media and Communications, Edith Cowan University

Jane Stadler, Associate Professor, Film and Media Studies, University of Queensland

Sarah Casey, School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science, Griffith University