Source of publications, conferences, and working groups on communication and media studies. Global emphasis.
Suggested Books on Media Studies
These books will give you an idea of the conversations that are happening around some broad areas within Media Studies. Browse through the chapters that interest you in order to get some background and narrow your topic.
A cross-cultural exploration of the conceptual and practical issues facing media ethics in a global world. Explores how current global changes in media promote and inhibit responsible journalism. Includes ethical discussions based on major trends in journalism and global media. Questions existing frameworks in Media Ethics in light of the impact of global media.
Gender & Pop Culture provides a foundation for the study of gender, pop culture and media. Coverage includes: foundations for studying gender & pop culture (history, theory, methods, key concepts); contributor chapters on media and children, advertising, music, television, film, sports, and technology; and ideas for activism and putting this book to use beyond the classroom.
This resource combines theoretically-driven original research identifying strong and successful use of media in health contexts. The chapters engage and expand upon significant theories that inform efforts at mediated health communication and demonstrate the practical utility of these theories in on-going or recently completed projects.