Books

  • Dynamics of media editing

    As traditional newsrooms staffed by journalists and managed by experienced editors become less and less common, there is an even greater need for all types of professional writers to be fluent in the editorial process. Dynamics of Media Editing emphasizes the broad value of editing as both a tool for journalistic management and an essential skill for individual writers of all stripes. Author Vince F.

  • Social media for academics

    Social media has become an inescapable part of academic life. It has the power to transform scholarly communication and offers new opportunities to publish and publicise your work, to network in your discipline and beyond and to engage the public. However, to do so successfully requires a careful understanding of best practice, the risks, rewards and what it can mean to put your professional identity online.

  • Racism and media

    Examining the role of the media in the generation, circulation and contestation of racist ideas, this text provides the theoretical and analytical tools needed to interrogate how media dynamics and processes impact on racism and anti-racism.

    Katalog

    ISBN 978-1-4462-9853-4

  • Meziválečná česká a slovenská žurnalistika (1918-1938)

    Období mezi dvěma světovými válkami v Československu je dodnes spojeno s představou rozkvětu demokracie, hospodářství a kultury. Tento idealistický pohled se střetává s řadou problematických jevů, které období tzv. první republiky doprovázely, o období po Mnichovu 1938 nemluvě. Přesto Československo během těchto dvaceti let dokázalo, že se v mnohém může rovnat vyspělým demokratickým státům s mnohem delší tradicí. Jednou z takových oblastí byla bezesporu oblast kulturní. Československo se stalo republikou čtenářů a fascinace tištěným slovem prostupovala všechny vrstvy společnosti.

  • Popular music in communist and post-communist Europe

    Through selected topics, the book presents an up-to-date and comprehensive view of the popular music of communist and post-communist Europe. The studies introduce new sources, discuss transformations of the institutional background of popular music of the given geopolitical sphere, its social, cultural-political, or artistic conditions. Thanks to the time span of nearly thirty years since the fall of the Iron Curtain, the authors have in many ways revised or supplemented traditional post-communist perceptions of the issues in question.

  • Emanations: The Art of the Cameraless Photograph

    An unparalleled exploration of the art of cameraless photography, this expansive book offers an authoritative and lavishly illustrated history of photography made without a camera, along with a critical discussion of the practice. Since the early 19th century and the invention of photography, artists have been experimenting with various methods for creating photographs without a camera. At once exhaustive and compelling, this book reveals the myriad approaches artists have used to create photographic images using just paper and a source of radiation.