The Media Studies Reader

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The Media Studies Reader

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A stimulating introduction to the key debates and dimensions in media studies, this reader is a valuable resource. Posing questions about the nature of culture in modern society, it looks at the historical development of the various media, their relationship with modernity and the critical commentaries that have evolved as a result of their public and private presence.

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Tim O'Sullivan, Reader in Media Education and Cultural Studies, School of Humanities, De Montfort University, Leicester. Yvonne Jewkes, Associate Lectuer in Media and Cultural Studies, Open University.

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“Takes on the formidable task of providing an overview of thought produced in one of academia's most prolific new fields. By ranging across time as well as subject matter, The Reader manages to achieve its goal quite admirably.” ―Sources

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