Understanding Media cites current scholarship to shed light on how celebrities are manufactured by media and why audiences respond as they do. With case studies ranging from King Louis XIV to pop star Kylie Minogue, it examines the construction of celebrity in four concepts: history, text, production, and audience. Areas of discussion include:
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Jessica Evans and David Hesmondhalgh are senior lecturers at the Open University, United Kingdom. Evans's specialty is cultural and media studies, and Hesmondhalgh's is media studies.
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Book Description Open University Press, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110335218806
Book Description Open University Press, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0335218806