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Radical mass media criticism : a cultural genealogy / David Berry and John Theobald, editors.

Contributor(s): Berry, David, 1960- [editor.] | Theobald, John, 1946- [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Black Rose Books ; II337.Publisher: Montreal ; New York : Black Rose Books, c.2006Description: xii, 256 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1551642468 (pbk.); 9781551642468 (pbk.).Subject(s): Mass media criticism | | Communication and mass media November2018Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 302.23
Contents:
Radical mass media criticism : an introduction / David Berry -- The intellectual tradition of radical mass media criticism : a framework / John Theobald -- In pursuit of socialised press : Ferdinand Tonnies's critique of the press and his predecessors / Slavko Splichal -- Karl Kraus and media commodification of language / John Theobald -- The Frankfurt School and aesthetic discourse : critical theory, art, and the critique of (mass) communication / Hanno Hardt -- Mediating politics : Jürgen Habermas and the public sphere / Jim McGuigan and Stuart Allan -- The work of the Glasgow Media Group : an insider's story / John Eldridge -- Armand Mattelart : historicism and mass media / Sanda Miller -- Canadian critical communication / Robert E. Babe and James P. Winter -- McLuhan and his influences / Joost Van Loon -- A century of radical media criticism in the USA / Ben Scott and Robert W. McChesney -- Popular culture and mass media in Latin America : some reflections on the works of Jesus Martin-Barbero and Nestor Garcia Canclini / David Berry -- The transformative power of cultural criticism : bell hooks's radical media analysis / Cynthia Carter -- Dissident intellectuals and intellectual dissidents : some concluding thoughts about thinking and acting / John Theobald.
Summary: Since the beginning of the media age, there have been thinkers who have reacted against the increasing power of the mass media and perceived its ever more pervasive role in historical development. This book examines those early mass media critics, and their controversial writings, and links them with their contemporaries to demonstrate the relevance of their legacy for today's debates on media power and media ethics. - from publisher description.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Radical mass media criticism : an introduction / David Berry --
The intellectual tradition of radical mass media criticism : a framework / John Theobald --
In pursuit of socialised press : Ferdinand Tonnies's critique of the press and his predecessors / Slavko Splichal --
Karl Kraus and media commodification of language / John Theobald --
The Frankfurt School and aesthetic discourse : critical theory, art, and the critique of (mass) communication / Hanno Hardt --
Mediating politics : Jürgen Habermas and the public sphere / Jim McGuigan and Stuart Allan --
The work of the Glasgow Media Group : an insider's story / John Eldridge --
Armand Mattelart : historicism and mass media / Sanda Miller --
Canadian critical communication / Robert E. Babe and James P. Winter --
McLuhan and his influences / Joost Van Loon --
A century of radical media criticism in the USA / Ben Scott and Robert W. McChesney --
Popular culture and mass media in Latin America : some reflections on the works of Jesus Martin-Barbero and Nestor Garcia Canclini / David Berry --
The transformative power of cultural criticism : bell hooks's radical media analysis / Cynthia Carter --
Dissident intellectuals and intellectual dissidents : some concluding thoughts about thinking and acting / John Theobald.

Since the beginning of the media age, there have been thinkers who have reacted against the increasing power of the mass media and perceived its ever more pervasive role in historical development. This book examines those early mass media critics, and their controversial writings, and links them with their contemporaries to demonstrate the relevance of their legacy for today's debates on media power and media ethics. - from publisher description.

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