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MEDIA SOCIETY : Industries, Images, and Audiences (Third Edition)
Croteau, David and Hoynes, William
ISBN: 0761987738
Pine Forge Press California, U.S.A. 2003 Third Edition, First Impressio
 Softcover xx, + 409pp., b/white photographic illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft corner crease to small section of leaves at front and rear. Illustrated card wrapper has corresponding soft corner crease to front and rear panel, minor scuffing. " . . . engages the reader with accessible analyses that are historically grounded but draw upon current media debates such as regulation of the Internet, concentration of media ownership, portrayals of gays in the media, and the growth of global media . . . An outstanding text for courses in mass media and sociology." Contents include: List of Exhibits, Preface, 10 chapters over 5 'parts', Refs., Index. Book weight approx. 660g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008715  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TO BE CONTINUED . . . Soap Operas Around the World
Allen, Robert C. (Edited by)
ISBN: 0415110076
Routledge London 1995 First Edition
 Softcover ix, + 398pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn, and sunned on spine and front panel. " . . . explores the world's most popular form of television drama, the soap opera. From Denver to Delhi, Moscow to Manchester, audiences eagerly await the next episode of 'As the World Turns', 'The Rich Also Weep', or 'EastEnders". But the popularity of soap operas in Britain and the USA pales in comparison to the role they play in media cultures in other parts of the world . . . presents the first scholarly examination of soap opera as global media phenomenon." Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 18 chapters, Select Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 730g.   Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008809  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DUMBO FEATHER, PASS IT ON Issue Nineteen (Autumn, 2008)
Bezar, Kate (Editor)
Bezar Holdings Australia 2008 
 Softcover 109pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only, faint sticker ghost to front panel. Autumn, 2008, publication of this quarterly magazine. Five individuals tell their story: Justus Neumann, Penny Malone, Nik Magnus, Suzanne Purdon, Martin Walch. Item weight approx. 410g.   Very Good +
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009509  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AWARD. The Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association 2002 : Celebrating the 24th Edition of the Best in Advertising and Design from Australia and Asia Pacific
Two De Force (Editor)
The Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association Ltd. Surry Hills, N.S.W., Australia 2002 
 Hardcover 311pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout, plus 24 page, colour illustrated 'Sponsors' section to rear. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Matt-illustrated boards negligibly surface scuffed, very lightly bumped head of spine and foot of rear board. Attached ribbon bookmark. Contents include: Chairman's Address, Chairman of Judges Address, Sponsors, Print, Mixed Media, Posters, Outdoor and Point of Sale, Innovative Media, Print Craft, TV and Cinema, Graphic, Editorial and Packaging Design, Radio, Interactive Media, Direct Marketing, Craft in TV and Cinema, About AWARD, Acks., AWARD for Clients, News Ltd. AWARD School, News Ltd. AWARD School Work, Scamfest, Buspak AWARD Craft, Executive Committee, Corrections, Qantas Spirit of Australia Award, Members, Index, Art Directors Club Winners. Book weight approx. 1.58 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.  Very Good +
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011093  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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So You Want to be a Journalist?
Bruce Grundy
ISBN: 9780521690492
Cambridge University Press Melbourne 2007 1st Edition
 Stiff Wrapper   Near Fine/No DJ
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009956dr  Bookseller: Fine Books Classic Stamps
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Admiralty Handbook of Wireless Telegraphy Volume II Wireless Telegraphy Theory B.R. 230
Lord Commissioners of the Admiralty
His Majesty's Stationery Office London 1950 
 Hard Cover No Dustjacket Green cover has wear on the edges. Browning to page edges and endpapers.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33733  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Spoonface Steinberg and Other Plays from Radio 4’s God’s Country
Hall, Lee;BBC Radio 4.;Bbc Radio 4 Staff
ISBN: 0563383984
Bbc Pubns United Kingdom 1997 
 Paperback 159 pp. Wear on cover. Browning to page edges.. Notes written in pencil on last play.  Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34428  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Bumper Book of Breakfast
David Dale
ISBN: 0733301932
ABC Books  1991 
 Trade Paperback 160 pp. Light browning to page edges. Includes the combined wisdom of listeners to ABC Radio's 2BL Breakfast Show   Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36723  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Quite Early One Morning Broadcasts By Dylan Thomas
J. M. Dent London 1955 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 181 pp. Dustjacket has wear on the edges. Browning to page edges. Collection of Dylan Thomas's radio scripts.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37926  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Wendt, Jana
ISBN: 9780522856200
Melbourne University Press Carlton, Victoria, Australia 2010 First Edition
 Softcover xi, + 229pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Small black pen line to text-block head (does not affect leaves). Illustrated card wrapper near new. "Jana Wendt, one of Australia's most experienced journalists, sets out to discover what drives us in the work we do. She follows a compelling group of people, from a boxer set for a comeback to a maverick priest, and a CEO whose company is mired in scandal to a forensic anthropologist investigating murder . . . The result is a wonderfully observed and entertaining portrait of modern work." Contents include: Introduction, 9 chapters, Notes, Refs. Acks. Book weight approx. 340g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009170  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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My War with Japan
Alcott, Carroll
Henry Holt and Company Australia 1943 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 293 pp. Dustjacket is worn and has most of the spine missing plus small sections on the front and rear. Browning to page edges. The author was a radio broadcaster in Shanghai in 1938 and broadcast the truth about Japan for years.  Very Good/Poor
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40152  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Understanding Media - The Extensions of Man - Critical Edition.
McLuhan, Marshall - Edited by W. Terrence Gordon
ISBN: 1584230738
Gingko Press, USA, 2003  2003 
  8vo. Hardcover in d/w. 611pp. Very good. Ribbon place marker. When first published, Marshall McLuhans Understanding Media made history with its radical view of the effects of electronic communications upon man and life in the twentieth century. This edition of McLuhans best-known book both enhances its accessibility to a general audience and provides the full critical apparatus necessary for scholars. This critical edition makes available for the first time the core of the research project that spawned the book. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 61220  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Language in the News: Discourse and Ideology in the Press
Fowler, Roger
ISBN: 0415014190
Routledge, London 1993.  1993 
  8vo. softcover. 254pp. index. Very good+. 
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59864  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The World from Down Under : A Chat with Recent History
Negus, George
ISBN: 9780732276249
HarperCollins 2010  2010 
  8vo. softcover. 514pp. colour illus. Very good+ 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59382  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Unreliable Sources
Simpson, John
ISBN: 0230741835
Macmillan 2010  2010 
  8vo softcover 593pp index, b/w illus. very good+. One of the greatest reporters of his day writes a brilliant and typically opinionated account of how the British press has reported key moments in our history. Through many decades of groundbreaking journalism, John Simpson has become not only one of the most recognizable and trusted British personalities, but has transferred his skill to books with multiple bestselling success. With his new book he turns his eye to how Great Britain has been transformed by its free press down the years. He shows how, while the press likes to pretend it's independent, they have enjoyed the power they have over the events they report and have at times exercised it irresponsibly. He examines how it changed the world and changed itself over the course of the last hundred years, from the creation of the "Daily Mail" and the first stockings of anti-German sentiment in the years leading up to the First World War, to the "Sun's" propping up of the Thatcher government, and beyond. In this self-analysis from one of the pillars of modern journalism some searching questions are asked, including whether the press can ever be truly free and whether we would desire it to be so. Always incisive, brilliantly readable and never shy of controversy, "Reporting the Twentieth Century" sees John Simpson at the height of his game as one of Britain's foremost commentators.nnAbout the AuthornJohn Simpson is the BBC's World Affairs Editor. He has twice been the Royal Television Society's Journalist of the Year. He has also won three BAFTAs, including the Richard Dimbleby award in 1991 and the News and Current Affairs award in 2000 for his coverage, with the BBC News team, of the Kosovo conflict. He has written three volumes of autobiography, Strange Places, Questionable People, A Mad World, My Masters and News from No Man's Land, The Wars Against Saddam, Days from a Different World and, most recently, Not the End of the World. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 50545  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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You Are Here: An Updated Dossier
Bremner, Rory; John Bird; John Fortune
Wiedenfeld & Nicolson, London 2004  2004 
  8vo. hardcover. 274pp. b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 57911  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Tell Me No Lies: The Best of Investigative Journalism
Pilger, John
ISBN: 0224073796
Jonathan Cape 2004  2004 
  8vo softcover 626pp index, b/w illus. very good, small crease on front cover corner. In this anthology, John Pilger presents 35 articles and book extracts published between 1945 and the present day that have exposed injustice and abuse of power, with topics ranging from Vietnam and Cambodia to East Timor and Palestine. Many of the pieces 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 56810  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Daily Miracle: An Introduction to Journalism
Conley, David
ISBN: 0195513746
Australia, Oxford University Press, 2004  2004 
  Large 8vo softcover 376pp index. very good, book covered in clear adhesive plastic. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 55565  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Where Power Lies - Prime Ministers V The Media
Price, Lance
ISBN: 9781847392855
Simon & Schuster, London, 2010 - Fully Updated  0 
  8vo. Softcover. 544pp. As new. Index. Illustrations. Where Power Lies reveals the never-ending batle between politicians and the media to influence how the rest of us think and vote. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 54980  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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In the Name of Justice - the Television Reporting of John Pilger
Hayward, Anthony
ISBN: 0747554862
Bloomsbury 2001  2001 
  8vo softcover 320pp very good. Index. Illustrated with photo's. Justice and human struggle around the globe have been the recurring themes throughout John Pilger's 30 years of making television documentaries. This work examines the journalist and his long career on the small screen, one unparalleled by others outside regular current affairs programs. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53077  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Plankton’s Luck - a Life in Retrospect
MacCallum, Mungo
ISBN: 0091573505
Hutchinson of Australia 1986  1986 
  8vo hardcover 269pp. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53044  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Reportage Scotland: History in the Making
Yeoman, Louise
ISBN: 0946487618
Luath Press Limited 2000  2000 
  8vo softcover 489pp index. very good. Over 150 vivid eyewitness accounts form the backbone of this eclectic collage covering nearly 2000 years of Scottish history. Historian Louise Yeoman's rummage through the wonderful manuscript, book, and newspaper archives of the National Library of Scotland has yielded an astonishing range of material, from a letter to the king of the Picts right up to the late 20th century opening of the new Scottish Parliament. The result is compelling reading and includes many accounts rarely seen or known of. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52148  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Bylines: Memoirs of a war correspondent
McDonald, Lachie
ISBN: 0864179553
Kangaroo Press 1998  1998 
  8vo softcover 304pp very good. B&w plates. Australia, Britain, Indonesia, Malaya, The Pacific, Indo-China, Korea, China, Japan. Against a broad sweep of history, McDonald provides anecdotes, both amusing and poignant, concerning the personalities at the centre of events and the extraordinary people who reported on them. Bylines is also a record of journalism during the era when the newspaper was still king, before television and satellites would forever change the nature of both newsgathering and presentation. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52013  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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But Enough About Me - From Eighties Geek to Rock ’n’ Roll Chic - Adventures in Celebsville
Dunn, Jancee
ISBN: 0755315715
Headline 2006  2006 
  8vo Trade paperback 312pp very good. This is Jancee's tale of how she landed her dream job at Rolling Stone magazine and was promptly ushered behind the velvet rope of Celebsville. Packed full of Celeb encounters. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 46672  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Talk Back: Trash and Treasure on the Air. Wit Wisdom & Wireless
Marsden, Stephanie
ISBN: 1875655913
R&R Publications 1999  1999 
  Large 8vo softcover 176pp, b/w illus. very good. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 46456  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Luck’s a Fortune
McNicoll, David.
ISBN: 0908463014
Wildcat Press 1979  1979 
  8vo. hardcover. 314pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, foxing to endpapers & outer page edges, spine slanted. / Very good d/w. Signed by author. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45903  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Burchett Reporting the Other Side of the World, 1939-1983
Kiernan, Ben (Editor)
ISBN: 0704325802
Quartet Books 1987  1987 
  8vo hardcover 315pp index. very good+ / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41906  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Ambushed: A War Reporter’s Life on the Line
Stewart, Ian
ISBN: 0733312845
ABC Books 2003  2003 
  8vo softcover 308pp very good, cover creased. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40459  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Do Not Disturb - Is the Media Failing Australia?
Manne, Robert. Edited by
ISBN: 0975076949
Black Inc, Agenda 2005  2005 
  8vo. Paperback. 232pp. Very good. At a time when the Howard government has radically rarrowed the national vision, the mainstream media has failed to notice or to hold it to account. do Not Disturb offers diverse and enlightening explanations for this failure. The contributors to Do Not Disturb are all independent insiders. At a time when the media rules are about to change, allowing even greater concentration of power, this book initiates a necessary debate for our democracy. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38775  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Running Amok - when News Deadlines, Family and Foreign
Bowling, Mark
ISBN: 0733620426
Hodder 2006  2006 
  Trade paperback. 308pp. index. Very good. It was supposed to be his dream job. Mark Bowling, a foreign correspondent with the respected Australian Broadcasting Corporation, was assigned to cover Indonesia. His arrival in Jakarta coincided with the downfall of President Suharto after more than three decades. So began a four-year roller-coaster ride for a journalist covering a nation's dangerous descent into turmoil.Mark's book is a uniquely personal exploration of the rich but frenetic life of a foreign correspondent. At times his days swung out of control as he juggled news story deadlines with commitments to his young family.He travelled across the islands of Indonesia documenting historic events familiar to many of us who live in this region - East Timor's bloody struggle for independence, separatist crises in Aceh and West Papua, and religious conflicts in Ambon. He searched for signs of humanity and dignity in a society rife with violence, poverty, prejudice and greed.Mark was not alone on this posting. His wife Kim and their two young children moved with him from Australia to Jakarta and had to settle into a very different life there. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38778  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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