Understanding Media Inside Celebrity

Author: Jessica Evans
Publisher: Open University Press
ISBN: 9780335218806
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Understanding Media Inside Celebrity from the Author: Jessica Evans. 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:

Prominenz In Den Medien

Author: Thomas Schierl
Publisher: Herbert von Halem Verlag
ISBN: 3869622458
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Prominenz In Den Medien from the Author: Thomas Schierl. Egal ob Print, Hörfunk oder TV, wir können der Permanenz von Prominenz kaum entkommen. In den vergangenen Jahren haben sich die Berichterstattung ĂŒber Prominenz und die Nachfrage nach Prominenten stark ausgeweitet. Trotz der steigenden Relevanz in den Massenmedien hat sich die Forschung diesem Untersuchungsgegenstand in nur geringem Maß angenommen. Der vorliegende Band widmet sich dem Thema aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven. Es wird ein genauerer Blick auf rechtliche, kulturelle, ökonomische wie publizistische Entwicklungen geworfen und das PhĂ€nomen der Prominenz aus verschiedenen Blickwinkeln eingeordnet. Neben ĂŒberblicksartigen BeitrĂ€gen ĂŒber Angebot und Rezeption von Medienprominenz werden auch erste Analysen in ausgewĂ€hlten Teilbereichen (z.B. Sport, Musik) vorgestellt.

Transkulturelle Ffentlichkeitsakteure

Author: Johanna Möller
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3658159189
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Transkulturelle Ffentlichkeitsakteure from the Author: Johanna Möller. Johanna Möller untersucht das kommunikative Handeln grenzĂŒberschreitend medial agierender deutscher und polnischer Eliteakteure. Gefragt wird nach Gestaltungspotenzialen in der öffentlichen politischen Kommunikation. Vorrangig auf Basis qualitativer Interviews rekonstruiert die Autorin aus der Perspektive dieser transkulturellen Öffentlichkeitsakteure Möglichkeiten, sich grenzĂŒberschreitend medial zu beteiligen und die verschiedenen Öffentlichkeiten zu prĂ€gen. So werden zum einen kommunikative Kompetenzen als Handwerkszeug öffentlich-kommunikativen Handelns und zum anderen Akteursmodi als Formen und Möglichkeiten öffentlichen Auftretens ermittelt. Solche Gestaltungspotenziale werden schließlich ĂŒber eine qualitative Medieninhaltsanalyse in charakteristische Diskurskontexte der deutsch-polnischen politischen Kommunikation eingeordnet.


Author: Stefan Nacke
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783531153117
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Weltereignisse from the Author: Stefan Nacke. Der Band versammelt BeitrĂ€ge zu einem Thema, das in der Globalisierungsforschung in den letzten Jahren zunehmendes Interesse gefunden hat, zu dem aber noch Publikationen fehlen, die die theoretisch-vergleichende Auseinandersetzung mit dem Gegenstand vorantreiben. Hier anzuknĂŒpfen bietet sich insbesondere fĂŒr ein weltgesellschaftstheoretisches Forschungsinteresse an, dem an der Verbindung empirischer Globalisierungsforschung mit theoretischem Anspruch gelegen ist.

Celebrity Culture

Author: Ellis Cashmore
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134191421
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Celebrity Culture from the Author: Ellis Cashmore. In this fascinating and topical beginners guide, Ellis Cashmore explores the intriguing issue of celebrity culture: its origins, its meaning and its global influence. Covering such varied perspectives as fame addiction, the ‘celebrification’ of politics and celebrity fatigue, Cashmore analyzes the relationship celebrity has with commodification and the consumer society, and investigates the new media and the quest for self-perfection. Cashmore takes readers on a quest that visits the Hollywood film industry of the early twentieth century, the film set of Cleopatra in the 1970s, the dressing room of Madonna in the 1980s, the burial of Diana in the 1990s, and the Big Brother house of the early 2000s. Author of Beckham and Tyson, Cashmore collects research, theory, and case studies en route as he explores the intriguing issue of celebrity culture: its origins, its meaning, and its global influence. Including reviews of existing literature, and an outline of key contemporary topics, this absorbing book skilfully explains why we have become so captivated by the lives and loves of the celebrity and, in so doing, presents the clearest, most comprehensive, wide-ranging, and accessible account of celebrity culture to date.

Media Discourse Representation And Interaction

Author: Mary Talbot
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748630074
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Media Discourse Representation And Interaction from the Author: Mary Talbot. This lively and accessible study of media and discourse combines theoretical reflection with empirical engagement, and brings together insights from a range of disciplines. Within media and cultural studies, the study of media texts is dominated by an exclusive focus on representation. This book adds long overdue attention to social interaction. The book is divided into two sections. The first outlines key theoretical issues and concepts, including informalisation, genre hybridisation, positioning, dialogism and discourse. The second is a sustained interrogation of social interaction in and around media. Re-examining issues of representation and interaction, it critically assesses work on the para-social and broadcast sociability, then explores distinct sites of interaction: production communities, audience communities and 'interactivity' with audiences.

Celebrity Society

Author: Robert Van Krieken
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415581494
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Celebrity Society from the Author: Robert Van Krieken. This book brings new dimensions to our understanding of celebrity, capturing the way in which the figure of the celebrity is bound up with the emergence of modernity and outlines how the celebrification of society is not just the 20th c product of Hollywood and television, but a long-term historical process. Author from Uni of Sydney.

Routledge Handbook Of Public Communication Of Science And Technology

Author: Massimiano Bucchi
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135049475
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Routledge Handbook Of Public Communication Of Science And Technology from the Author: Massimiano Bucchi. Communicating science and technology is a high priority of many research and policy institutions, a concern of many other private and public bodies, and an established subject of training and education. Over the past few decades, the field has developed and expanded significantly, both in terms of professional practice and in terms of research and reflection. The Routledge Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology provides a state-of-the-art review of this fast-growing and increasingly important area, through an examination of the research on the main actors, issues, and arenas involved. In this brand-new revised edition, the book brings the reviews up-to-date and deepens the analysis. As well as substantial reworking of many chapters, it gives more attention to digital media and the global aspects of science communication, with the inclusion of four new chapters. Several new contributors are added to leading mass-communication scholars, sociologists, public-relations practitioners, science writers, and others featured herein. With key questions for further discussion highlighted in each chapter, the handbook is a student-friendly resource and its scope and expert contributors mean it is also ideal for both practitioners and professionals working in the field. Combining the perspectives of different disciplines and of different geographical and cultural contexts, this original text provides an interdisciplinary and global approach to the public communication of science and technology. It is a valuable resource for students, researchers, educators, and professionals in media and journalism, sociology, the history of science, and science and technology.

Popular Culture Pedagogy And Teacher Education

Author: Phil Benson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317821262
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Popular Culture Pedagogy And Teacher Education from the Author: Phil Benson. The integration of popular culture into education is a pervasive theme at all educational levels and in all subject areas. Popular Culture, Pedagogy and Teacher Education explores how ‘popular culture’ and ‘education’ come together and interact in research and practice from an interdisciplinary perspective. The international case studies in this edited volume address issues related to: how popular culture ‘teaches’ our students and what they learn from it outside the classroom how popular culture connects education to students’ lives how teachers ‘use’ popular culture in educational settings how far teachers should shape what students learn from engagement with popular culture in school how teacher educators can help teachers integrate popular culture into their teaching Providing vivid accounts of students, teachers and teacher educators, and drawing out the pedagogical implications of their work, this book will appeal to teachers and teacher educators who are searching for practical answers to the questions that the integration of popular culture into education poses for their work.

Africa In The American Imagination

Author: Carol Magee
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1617031534
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Africa In The American Imagination from the Author: Carol Magee. In the American world, the presence of African culture is sometimes fully embodied and sometimes leaves only a trace. Africa in the American Imagination: Popular Culture, Racialized Identities, and African Visual Culture explores this presence, examining Mattel’s world of Barbie, the 1996 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, and Disney World, each of which repackages African visual culture for consumers. Because these cultural icons permeate American life, they represent the broader U.S. culture and its relationship to African culture. This study integrates approaches from art history and visual culture studies with those from culture, race, and popular culture studies to analyze this interchange. Two major threads weave throughout. One analyzes how the presentation of African visual culture in these popular culture forms conceptualizes Africa for the American public. The other investigates the way the uses of African visual culture focuses America’s own self-awareness, particularly around black and white racialized identities. In exploring the multiple meanings that “Africa” has in American popular culture, Africa in the American Imagination argues that these cultural products embody multiple perspectives and speak to various sociopolitical contexts: the Cold War, Civil Rights, and contemporary eras of the United States; the apartheid and postapartheid eras of South Africa; the colonial and postcolonial eras of Ghana; and the European era of African colonization.