The United States Newspaper Program: Cataloging Aspects: by Ruth C. Carter

By Ruth C. Carter

Originally released in 1986. here's a beneficial and interesting assessment of the cataloging elements of the U.S. Newspaper software, the main wide and accomplished unique cataloging company undertaken in the United States. the significance of newspapers for reasons of ancient study is clear. The USNP was once a cooperative nationwide attempt one of the states and the government to find, catalog, and defend on microfilm newspapers released within the usa from the eighteenth century to the current. working till 2007, the USNP used to be a vital application of retaining journalism historical past in addition to documents of historic occasions. This booklet talks throughout the cataloging approach in Pennsylvania as an example.

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Mobile TV - Formate. Geschäftsmodelle und Erfolgsfaktoren by Frank Molter

By Frank Molter

Diplomarbeit aus dem Jahr 2006 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Medienökonomie, -management, be aware: 1,7, Hochschule RheinMain, 34 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Bedingt durch die Digitalisierung und die damit verbundene Konvergenz der einzelnen Medien hat der individuelle Konsum medialer Inhalte in den letzten zehn Jahren stark zugenommen.
Gerade im Bereich Fernsehen hat die Digitalisierung der Übertragungskanäle und die damit verbundene Multiplikation der angebotenen Programme es den Konsumenten ermöglicht, aus einem breiteren Angebotsspektrum auszuwählen. Zusätzlich bietet die Entwicklung neuer Produkte wie z.B. des own Video Recorders (PVR) den Konsumenten den Nutzen, sich die Inhalte persönlich nach eigenem Belieben zusammenzustellen sowie den Zeitpunkt des Konsums teils selbst zu bestimmen.
Durch Video-on-Demand- oder Pay-per-View-Angebote, die in anderen Ländern bereits weit verbreitet sind, wird diese Personalisierung des Fernsehkonsums in Deutschland zukünftig sogar noch weiter zunehmen.
Parallel dazu steigt die Mobilität der Menschen seit einigen Jahren immer weiter an. Besonders zeigt sich dies am großen Erfolg der mobilen Kommunikation. Weltweit nutzen bereits über 2 Mrd. Menschen Mobilfunk und alleine in Deutschland besteht mit rund seventy five Mio. Nutzern bei ca. eighty three Mio. Einwohnern eine Marktdurchdringung von knapp ninety percent. Laut Prognosen werden in wenigen Jahren sogar mehr Telefonate über das Mobiltelefon geführt werden als über das Festnetz und mittelfristig sollen diese beiden Bereiche komplett zusammenwachsen.
Während des großen Hypes um die Versteigerung der UMTS-Lizenzen im Jahr 2000 wurden die Erwartungen geschürt, dass es zusätzlich zur reinen Kommunikation möglich sein werde, Musik über das UMTS-Netz auf das Mobiltelefon herunterzuladen, Radio zu hören, kurze movies anzuschauen und sogar fernzusehen.
Kurz gesagt, neben der Kommunikation sollte nun auch der Medienkonsum mobil werden. In diesem Zusammenhang wurde das Mobiltelefon auch gerne als der vierte Bildschirm der Geschichte nach der Kinoleinwand, dem Fernseher und dem laptop bezeichnet und der Begriff des cellular leisure geprägt.
Jedoch erst seit Ende 2004/Anfang 2005 ist auch in den Markt für Bewegtbild endlich Bewegung gekommen, doch die Unsicherheit bezüglich der attraktivsten Inhalte und erfolgreichsten Geschäftsmodelle ist nach wie vor groß.

Vor diesem Hintergrund ist es das Ziel dieses Buches, einen Überblick über die zentralen Einflussfaktoren dieser Entwicklung zu schaffen, der es ermöglicht, die Besonderheiten dieses „neuen Mediums“ zu verstehen und die Entwicklungspotentiale einzuschätzen.

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Shadow Philosophy: Plato’s Cave and Cinema by Nathan Andersen

By Nathan Andersen

Shadow Philosophy: Plato’s Cave and Cinema is an obtainable and fascinating new contribution to film-philosophy, which indicates that to take movie heavily can also be to have interaction with the elemental questions of philosophy. Nathan Andersen brings Stanley Kubrick’s movie A Clockwork Orange into philosophical dialog with Plato’s Republic, evaluating their contributions to topics resembling the character of expertise and which means, the nature of justice, the distinction among visual appeal and truth, the significance of paintings, and the effect of images.



At the center of the ebook is a unique account of the analogy among Plato’s allegory of the cave and cinema, built along side a provocative interpretation of the main strong snapshot from A Clockwork Orange, during which the lead personality is strapped to a chair and compelled to monitor violent movies.



Key beneficial properties of the e-book contain:



  • a finished bibliography of steered readings on Plato, on movie, on philosophy, and at the philosophy of film

  • a record of prompt motion pictures that may be explored following the procedure during this e-book, together with short descriptions of every movie, and recommendations concerning its philosophical implications

  • a precis of Plato’s Republic, ebook by way of e-book, highlighting either dramatic context and topic matter.


Offering an in depth analyzing of the debatable vintage movie A Clockwork Orange, and an introductory account of the valuable issues of the philosophical vintage The Republic, this publication should be of curiosity to either students and scholars of philosophy and picture, in addition to to readers of Plato and enthusiasts of Stanley Kubrick.

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Vox Popular: The Surprising Life of Language in the Media by Robin Queen

By Robin Queen

Our favourite videos and television exhibits characteristic indelible characters who let us know approximately themselves not only in what they are saying yet in how they are saying it. The artistic judgements at the back of those voices—such as what accessory or dialect to use—offer wealthy information for sociolinguistic examine. perfect for college kids of language edition in addition to normal readers drawn to media, Vox Popular is a fascinating travel in the course of the significant problems with sociolinguistic examine as heard within the voices from mass media.

• Provides readers with a unified and obtainable photo of the interrelationships among language edition and the mass media

• offers unique unique analyses of a number of audiovisual media sources

• Includes a wide equipment bankruptcy overlaying quantitative and qualitative tools in a method now not on hand in the other textbook

• All theoretical phrases are accessibly defined, with attractive examples, making it appropriate for non-academics in addition to undergraduate students

• Incorporates pedagogical textboxes all through and comprises sections devoted to constructing functional talents for the field

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Filmförderung und Subventionskontrolle in Deutschland by Florian Kumb

By Florian Kumb

Die Filmförderung in Deutschland ist für die Filmwirtschaft von existenzieller Bedeutung, die Politik investiert jährlich dreistellige Millionenbeträge in die Förderung der Struktur der deutschen Filmwirtschaft. Dennoch ist der Erfolg überschaubar. Eine Kontrolle der Subventionsmaßnahmen findet trotzdem nicht statt. Florian Kumb liefert eine Querschnittanalyse des deutschen Filmförderungssystems, seiner Institutionen und der Verhaltensweisen der Akteure. Aus der Perspektive der Neuen Politischen Ökonomie erarbeitet er einen Ansatz zur volkswirtschaftlichen Subventionskontrolle und zur Erklärung von Marktstruktur, Marktverhalten und Marktergebnis der Filmwirtschaft. Handlungsimplikationen zur Verbesserung von Effektivität und Effizienz der deutschen Filmförderung schließen die Arbeit ab.​

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The Cosmetic Gaze: Body Modification and the Construction of by Bernadette Wegenstein

By Bernadette Wegenstein

If the gaze could be understood to mark the disjuncture among how we see ourselves and the way we wish to be visible by way of others, the cosmetic gaze--in Bernadette Wegenstein's groundbreaking formulation--is one by which the act of bodies and people of others is already knowledgeable through the recommendations, expectancies, and methods (often surgical) of physically amendment. it really is, Wegenstein says, additionally a moralizing gaze, a manner of taking a look at our bodies as anticipating either actual and religious development. within the Cosmetic Gaze, Wegenstein charts this synthesis of outer and internal transformation. Wegenstein exhibits how the beauty gaze underlies the "rebirth" celebrated in trendy makeover tradition and the way it builds upon a physique idea that has collapsed into its mediality. In latest good looks discourse--on truth television and websites that gather "bad plastic surgery"--we yearn to adventure a bettered self that has been reborn from its personal flesh and is now itself, like a digitally remastered personality in a vintage Hollywood motion picture, immortal. Wegenstein strains the beauty gaze from eighteenth-century rules approximately physiognomy via tv makeover indicates and facial-recognition software program to cinema--which, like our different displays, by no means ceases to teach us bodies as they can be, drawing existence from the very beauty gaze it transmits.

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The Assemblage Brain: Sense Making in Neuroculture by Tony D. Sampson

By Tony D. Sampson

Once upon a time, neuroscience used to be born. a blinding array of neurotechnologies emerged that, in accordance with well known trust, have eventually began to unencumber the secrets and techniques of the mind. yet because the mind sciences now expand into all corners of cultural, social, political, and fiscal lifestyles, a but more moderen international has taken form: “neuroculture,” which matches additional than ever earlier than to take on the profound moral implications we are facing in consequence.

The Assemblage Brain unveils an enormous new thought of feel making, person who demanding situations traditional clinical and philosophical understandings of the mind. Drawing on Deleuze and Guattari, Tony D. Sampson demands an intensive severe concept that operates within the interferences among philosophy, technological know-how, paintings, and politics. From this novel point of view the e-book is established round questions: “What could be performed to a brain?” and “What can a mind do?” Sampson examines the increase of neuroeconomics in informing major advancements in machine paintings, advertising and marketing, and the neuropharmaceutical regulate of inattentiveness within the lecture room. relocating past the neurocapitalist framework, he then reestablishes a spot for proto-subjectivity within which organic and cultural differences are reintegrated in an figuring out of the mind as an assemblage. 

The Assemblage Brain unravels the normal picture of suggestion that underpins many clinical and philosophical bills of ways experience is produced, offering a brand new view of our present time within which capitalism and the neurosciences undertaking to colonize the brain. 

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Greenwashing Sport by Toby Miller

By Toby Miller

Professional sports promote their eco-friendly credentials and but stay complicit in our worldwide environmental crisis


Sports are responsible for major carbon footprints via stadium development and effort use, participant and spectator go back and forth, and media insurance. The impression of activities on weather swap is additional compounded through sponsorship bargains with the fuel and petroleum industries—imbuing these extractive organizations with a good photo by way of embedding them in the daily excitement of sport. Toby Miller argues that such activities volume to "greenwashing".


Scrutinizing motor racing, organization soccer, and the Olympics, Miller weighs up their environmental guidelines, their rhetoric of conservation and sustainability, and their eco-friendly credentials. The e-book concludes with the function of green citizenship and natural fan activism in selling pro-environmental sports.


This is a must-read for college kids and researchers in media, communications, sociology, cultural reports, and environmental studies.

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Audience Studies: A Japanese Perspective (Routledge Advances by Toshie Takahashi

By Toshie Takahashi

This e-book theorizes the function of media and ICT in today’s media-rich international atmosphere and introduces a brand new argument of viewers complexity in an available and vigorous fashion.  in response to an ethnography of jap engagement with media and ICT within the Tokyo Metropolitan region, Takahashi bargains a non-Western case research of a few of the world’s so much complex ICT clients. Integrating non-Western and Western traditions within the social sciences, the ebook provides a efficient new framework for knowing the advanced, different, and dynamic nature of media audiences within the context of globalization and social switch attributable to new media and knowledge technologies.  an important contribution to the ‘internationalisation’ of media reviews stream now underway, the booklet will exhibit (1) the a number of dimensions of viewers engagement; (2) the transformation of the suggestion of uchi (Japanese social teams) in a media-rich setting; and (3) the function of media and ICT within the strategy of self-creation. The research considers the way forward for a eastern society stuck within the currents of globalization and modern debates of universalism and cultural specificity, whereas while providing a view of globalization from a jap perspective. 

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