A topic with ever-increasing appeal and scope, Media Studies is attracting more and more higher education students as well as the thousands of practitioners within its various fields.
Written by two prominent experts, The Penguin Dictionaries of Media Studies gives the definitive overview of this huge area, covering print, digital and broadcast media, as well as the theories, technicalities and key figures involved.
This new addition to the highly-successful series of Penguin subject dictionaries is comprehensive, authoritative and user-friendly - a must for anyone with an interest in the media and the wider cultural arena.
About the Authors
Nicholas Abercrombie is Emeritus Fellow in Sociology at the University of Lancaster, who has a particular interest in the role of the mass media.
Professor Brian Longhurst is Professor of Sociology at the University of Salford whose research centres on popular music, media audiences and the sociology of knowledge. Past collaborations between the two authors include Audiences : A Sociological Theory of Performance and Imagination (1998).
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 3rd May 2007
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0 x 2.4
Weight (kg): 19.7
Edition Number: 1