Making Sense of Media: Key Texts in Media and Cultural Studies (Paperback)

by Arthur Asa Berger

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Making Sense of Media is a lively and accessible text that helps readers understand mass media and the texts they carry. Designed expressly for those interested in gaining a solid understanding of the media and how they work, it is an indispensable book. * Offers a lively, accessible, and concise textbook to help readers understand mass media and their texts* Covers seminal figures, concepts and scholarship in mass media studies, including Vladimir Propp, Mikhail Bakhtin, Raymond Williams, Fredric Jameson, and Stuart Hall* Explores the ideas found in nineteen significant books that will provide useful insights and concepts for anyone interested in the study of the media* Features chapter--by--chapter short articles by the author, that address an idea or theory in the particular book being discussed* Includes charts, boxes features, exercises, and illustrations to round out analyses and engage the beginning student

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