Media and Society

ISBN-10: 0195574346

ISBN-13: 9780195574340

Edition: 5th 2012 (Revised)

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Book details

List price: $89.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
Publication date: 1/27/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.596

John G. Iannarelli has been an agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for 18 years, specializing in cyber investigations. He has been assigned to Detroit, San Diego, Washington, DC, and Phoenix, where he currently serves as the assistant special agent in charge, the FBI's number two position in Arizona. In 2012 Mr. Iannarelli received an honorary doctorate of computer science for his contributions to the field of cyber investigations. He has presented at national and international gatherings, including presentations to Fortune 500 companies, law enforcement agencies, and the Vatican. He is the author of several books, including his recently released Why Teens Fail and What to Fix, a guide to protecting children from Internet dangers. Previously Mr. Iannarelli served as a San Diego Police Officer and he is an attorney admitted to the bars of California, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.Since 2009, Michael O'Shaughnessy has served as the president of Guardian Pro, a collaboration of highly qualified and uniquely experienced individuals, dedicated to the mission of protecting the private sector. As the founder of Guardian Pro, Mike brings a heavy technical and security background and the vision to grow a company focused on educating the public and corporations and changing the landscape of technical security awareness and knowledge. Prior to Guardian Pro, from 2004 to 2009 he worked at a computer forensics company. There he oversaw the growth of the company from 10 to 108 employees and revenues increase from two to over 24 million dollars. The company expanded services outside of forensics to include consulting, litigation support, and electronic discovery. He began his career with United Airlines and spent 18 years in operational, strategic and security management. He served as the international manager at Chicago and Miami, operations chief in Chicago and security manager at Washington DC Dulles and Glasgow, Scotland, as well as general manager in Utah and Arizona. His final assignment was as the director of operations for United Airlines' "TED" operations.

List of Figures
List of Plates
List of Tables
Case Studies
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Media-world
Guided Tour
Getting Ready: The Media and Media Studies
Defining the Media
Media Studies
What Do the Media Do to Us? Media and Society
What's in a Name? Language and the Social Construction of Reality
Mediation and Representation
Texts, Meanings, and Audiences
New Media and Technological Development
Pictures: Semiotic Analysis
Semiology
Reading Images and Advertisements
Model Essay: Semiotic Analysis of an Advertisement
Making Sense: Discourse, Ideology, and Hegemony
Defining Discourse and Ideology
Where Are Discourses and Ideologies Found?
Dominant Ideology and Hegemony
Culture Jamming and Counter-hegemony
Stories: Approaches For Narrative Analysis
Genres, Codes, and Conventions
The Language of Film: American Beauty
Narrative Structure and Binary Oppositions
Documentary and Reality TV
Why Stories?
Media and Identity: Representation, Impact, and Influence
Feminism, Postfeminism, and Ideologies of Femininity
Ideologies and Discourses of Masculinity
Ethnicity, Ideology, and the Media
Stars and Celebrities
But they Keep Moving the Posts: Postmodern and Global Perspectives
Globalisation
Conclusion
Glossary
References
Further Reading
Index
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