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Download War Reporters Under Threat: The United States and Media by Chris Paterson PDF

By Chris Paterson

War journalists less than Threat describes the specter of violence dealing with battle newshounds from the U.S. executive and a few of its closest allies.
 
Chris Paterson argues that what must have been the lesson for the clicking following the invasion of Iraq – that they are going to be handled instrumentally through the U.S. govt – has been commonly missed. consequently, even nominally democratic states can't be counted upon to guard reporters in clash, and pressing reform of felony protections for reporters is required.

War newshounds below Threat combines severe scholarship with unique research to evaluate the effect of the U.S. government's obsession with info keep an eye on and defense of its personal troops. whereas the press-military courting has been good researched, this ebook is the 1st to complex the united states govt chance to journalists.

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Download Die Matrix - eine Filmanalyse (German Edition) by Sandra Dietrich PDF

By Sandra Dietrich

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2003 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - movie und Fernsehen, word: 1,3, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig (Institut für Medienforschung), Veranstaltung: Virtuelle Welten im Spielfilm, nine Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Anmerkungen: Diese Arbeit analysiert Handlung, Figuren und verwendete Farben des motion pictures "Die Matrix" (Teil 1) von Andy und Larry Wachowski und interpretiert den movie anhand ausgewählter Aspekte. , summary: Der movie „Die Matrix" von den Brüdern Larry und Andy Wachowski battle einer der erfolgreichsten Filme des letzten Jahrzehnts. Der am 17. Juni 1999 in Deutschland gestartete movie erzielte bei Produktionskosten von ca. sixty three Millionen US-Dollar weltweit Einnahmen in Höhe von ca. 456 Millionen US-Dollar. „Die Matrix" bekam vier Oscars in den Kategorien Sound, Soundschnitt, Visuelle Effekte und Schnitt. Der movie wurde vollständig in Australiens Metropole Sydney gedreht, da die Architektur Sydneys perfekt zum angestrebten glance des movies passte. Große Teile von „Die Matrix" sind mit Hilfe von Computern bearbeitet wurden oder sogar komplett als Animationen electronic entstanden.
„Die Matrix" vereint die Filmgenres des technology Fiction, der motion und des Thrillers in sich. Eine bedeutende Grundlage, vor allem für die ausgeprägten Actionszenen des movies, lieferten sowohl die futuristischen Mangacomics aus Japan als auch die Kampfchoreographien des Kung Fu, die bereits in den Filmen mit Jackie Chan erfolgreich umgesetzt wurden. Der Handlung von „Die Matrix" liegen different literarische, philosophische, mythologische, apokalyptische, buddhistische und christliche Anspielungen zugrunde.
Diese Mischung aus origineller tale, starken Charakteren, rasanten Actionszenen mit asiatisch angehauchten Kampfstilen und raffinierten Spezialeffekten verhalf dem movie, der von Anfang an von den Wachowski-Brüdern als Trilogie geplant conflict, wohl zu seinem grandiosen Erfolg.
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Download The Internet and Democracy in Global Perspective: Voters, by Bernard Grofman,Alexander H. Trechsel,Mark Franklin PDF

By Bernard Grofman,Alexander H. Trechsel,Mark Franklin

This quantity presents a big replace to our present knowing of politics and the net in various new contexts, either geographically and institutionally. the topic of e-democracy has morphed through the years from speculative and positive bills of a destiny heightened direct citizen involvement in political decision-making and an more and more withered country equipment, to extra prosaic investigations of social gathering and governmental web site content material and micro point analyses of citizens’ on-line actions. instead of levelling the communications and participation enjoying box, such a lot reviews concluded that latest styles of bias and tool distribution have been being repeated on-line, with the single exception of a real switch within the strength for protest and e-activism. throughout all of those debts, the query continues to be no matter if the web is a levelling communique device that elevates the profile of marginalised gamers within the political procedure, or if it is a medium that easily reinforces latest energy and participatory biases. whereas using case stories from quite a few worldwide views, this e-book investigates the function of electronic media and aggressive virtue, campaigns and the influence of social media, on-line verbal exchange as method of fomenting nonviolent revolutions and the indisputable and critical function of the web on democracy round the world.

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Download Cosmopolitanism and the Media: Cartographies of Change by M. Christensen,A. Jansson PDF

By M. Christensen,A. Jansson

Cosmopolitanism and the Media explores the various implications of trendy electronic media environments relating to people's worldviews and social practices. The publication provides an empirically grounded account of the connection among cosmopolitanized lifeworlds and forces of surveillance, keep watch over and mobility.

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Download Countercultures and Popular Music (Ashgate Popular and Folk by Sheila Whiteley,Jedediah Sklower PDF

By Sheila Whiteley,Jedediah Sklower

’Counterculture’ emerged as a time period within the past due Nineteen Sixties and has been re-deployed in additional contemporary a long time in terms of different kinds of cultural and socio-political phenomena. This quantity offers an important new educational scrutiny of the idea that of ’counterculture’ and a severe exam of the interval and its historical past. contemporary advancements in sociological idea complicate and problematise theories built within the Nineteen Sixties, with electronic expertise, for instance, offering an impetus for brand spanking new understandings of counterculture. track performed an important half within the means that the counterculture authored area relating to articulations of neighborhood through delivering a shared feel of collective id. now not least, the heady mix of genres supplied a socio-cultural-political backdrop for precise musical practices and concepts which, with regards to counterculture ideology, supplied a wealthy experiential atmosphere during which assorted teams outlined their courting either to the neighborhood and foreign dimensions of the circulation, so offering a feeling of locality, neighborhood and collective identity.

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Download Crowdfunding. Alternatives Finanzierungsmodell im by Vera Ohlendorf PDF

By Vera Ohlendorf

Masterarbeit aus dem Jahr 2013 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Medienökonomie, -management, observe: 1,0, Freie Universität Berlin (Institut für Kultur- und Medienmanagement), Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Crowdfunding ist ein vergleichsweise junges Phänomen, das stetig an Popularität gewinnt. Gemeint ist damit die Finanzierung von Projekten, Start-Ups bzw. Ideen durch den sogenannten „Schwarm“, additionally über meist monetäre Klein- und Kleinstbeträge von Privatpersonen oder Unternehmen, die häufig über Crowdfunding-Plattformen im web akquiriert werden.
Crowdfunding ist eng mit den Technologien und Internet-Nutzungsformen des net 2.0 und den virtuellen sozialen Netzwerke verbunden und umfasst mehr als ein possible choices Finanzierungsmodell für kulturelle bzw. kreative Projekte, da die Crowdfunding-Kampagne bereits vor Entstehung bzw. der Umsetzung zur Vermarktung eines Produktes bzw. einer Idee beiträgt und die Sponsoren bzw. Investoren aus der „Crowd“ zugleich als Konsumenten und wichtige Absatzmultiplikatoren fungieren.
Auch Filmemacher und –produzenten haben die „Schwarmfinanzierung“ für sich entdeckt. Nicht nur die deutschsprachigen Crowdfunding-Onlineplattformen verzeichnen immer mehr Filmprojekte, an denen sich Einzelpersonen finanziell beteiligen können. Spielfilme sind dabei genauso vertreten wie Dokumentar- und Kurzfilme aller Genres. Und auch kommerzielle Filme wie der Erotik-Kurzfilm „Hotel Desire“, die Nazi-Trash-Satire „Iron Sky“ nutzen Crowdfunding zur Finanzierung größerer Anteile der Gesamtproduktionskosten im sechs- bzw. siebenstelligen Bereich. Für „Stromberg- der movie“ kamen durch rund 3000 Investoren innerhalb kurzer Zeit sogar eine Million Euro zusammen.
Die vorliegende Masterarbeit geht zentral der Frage nach, ob Crowdfunding tatsächlich als ernstzunehmende replacement zu den traditionellen Möglichkeiten der Filmfinanzierung in Deutschland aufgefasst werden kann und wenn ja, auf welche Weise und in welchen Bereichen des Filmmarktes das der Fall ist.
Entsprechend wird zunächst eine Darstellung der klassischen Filmfinanzierungsmöglichkeiten in Deutschland vorgenommen. Der Fokus liegt dabei auch auf den Schwächen dieses structures, die Alternativen wünschenswert erscheinen lassen und notwendig machen. Anschließend werden die verschiedenen Formen des Phänomens Crowdfunding erläutert und hinsichtlich ihrer Potentiale im Hinblick auf Finanzierung und advertising and marketing von Filmen analysiert, auch anhand quantitativer und qualitativer Auswertungen aktueller Crowdfunding-Projekte. Dabei wird auf rechtliche Fragen sowie auf Risiken des Crowdfundings eingegangen werden.

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Download In Defense of Negativity: Attack Ads in Presidential by John G. Geer PDF

By John G. Geer

Americans are inclined to see unfavorable crusade advertisements as simply that: unfavourable. Pundits, reporters, citizens, and students usually whinge that such advertisements undermine elections or even democratic executive itself. yet John G. Geer right here takes the other stance, arguing that once political applicants assault one another, elevating doubts approximately each one other’s perspectives and skills, voters—and the democratic process—benefit. 

In safety of Negativity, Geer’s learn of destructive advertisements in presidential campaigns from 1960 to 2004, asserts that the proliferating assault advertisements are way more most probably than optimistic advertisements to target salient political matters, instead of politicians’ own features. for this reason, the advertisements improve the democratic approach, delivering electorate with proper and big details sooner than they head to the polls.

An very important and well timed contribution to American political discourse, In safety of Negativity concludes that if we need campaigns to grapple with suitable matters and deal with actual difficulties, unfavourable advertisements simply should be the solution.

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Download Media Activism in the Digital Age (Shaping Inquiry in by Victor Pickard,Guobin Yang PDF

By Victor Pickard,Guobin Yang

Media Activism within the electronic Age captures a thrilling second within the evolution of media activism experiences and gives a useful advisor to this brilliant and evolving box of research.



Victor Pickard and Guobin Yang have assembled essays via major students and activists to supply case stories of feminist, technological, and political interventions in the course of varied ancient sessions and at neighborhood, nationwide, and international degrees. taking a look at the underlying theories, histories, politics, ideologies, strategies, recommendations, and aesthetics, the ebook takes an expansive view of media activism. It explores how kinds of activism are mediated via communique applied sciences, how activists set up recommendations for altering the buildings of media platforms, and the way governments and companies search to police media activism. From memes to zines, hacktivism to artivism, this quantity considers activist practices concerning either older forms of media and more moderen electronic, social, and network-based forms.



Media Activism within the electronic Age presents an invaluable cross-section of this growing to be box for either scholars and researchers.

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Download Press, Politics and the Public Sphere in Europe and North by Hannah Barker,Simon Burrows PDF

By Hannah Barker,Simon Burrows

Newspapers are an essential element of print and political cultures, and as such they educated in addition to documented the social and political upheavals of the eighteenth and 19th centuries. notwithstanding, regardless of the massive effect attributed to them by way of either modern observers and historians, our wisdom of the character and serve as of the newspaper press itself continues to be scant. Press, Politics and the general public Sphere in Europe and North the United States, c. 1760–1820 goals to fill this hole by way of reading elements of the clicking in numerous eu international locations and the USA, either separately and relatively, in this rather turbulent and significant interval. members discover the connection among newspapers and social switch, in particular within the context of the half performed by way of the clicking within the political upheavals of the time. the gathering examines the connection among newspapers and public opinion, and makes an attempt to outline their position within the emergence of a 'public sphere'.

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Download Media Transparency in China: Rethinking Rhetoric and Reality by Baohui Xie,Mobo Gao PDF

By Baohui Xie,Mobo Gao

This e-book argues that the space among the legitimate transparency rhetoric and the censorship truth has established the discrepancy among what the celebration is and what it claims to be. any such discrepancy is manifested by means of the truth that the reformed information undefined, a hybrid of market-oriented commercialization and party-state keep watch over, has principally did not convey both the voice of the disenfranchised teams or the price of journalism. to watch the discrepancy, this publication investigates the function of transparency within the chinese language information media. Media transparency, which works past the difficulty of censorship and press freedom, has been undermined via the consensus reached among the party-state and the media on political and industry keep an eye on. it really is this together accommodating and reaping rewards scheme among strength and earnings that has been hollowing out the substance of the transparency rhetoric and distorting the Marxist inspiration of press freedom as freedom for all. This ebook argues that the reason for this sort of hole among rhetoric and truth is rooted within the disjuncture of political illustration of either the party-state and the profit-seeking media.

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