Media and Society

Former School of Media and Communications Michael O'Shaughnessy; Associate Professor Film and Media Studies Jane Stadler; School of Humanities Language & Social Sciences Sarah Casey
Oxford University Press, USA

Media and Society explores the relationship between the media, their institutions and the world we live in, examining how they are connected and how society and the media affect each other. The book analyses.

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representations of the world found in films, television, advertisements, news and online to understand the impact of the media in the contemporary world. The sixth edition explores several themes throughout the text, including the contradictory nature of the media and the psychological concerns of the media, to provide clear explanations of complex theories and ideas.