The Media Student's Book is a comprehensive introduction for students of media studies. It covers all the key topics you will encounter in media studies and provides a detailed and accessible guide to concepts and debates. The third edition has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout with up-to-the-minute examples and expanded coverage of important issues in media studies. It is structured in three parts, addressing key media concepts, media practices, and media debates.
Written by two experienced writers and educators, The Media Student's Book has been specially designed to be easy to use and understand. Included are marginal terms and references and a useful glossary; follow-up activities, suggestions for further reading, useful websites and resource centers; clear explanations, whether of practical skills or theory. Examples are provided from a rich range of media forms, including advertising, films, radio, television, newspapers, magazines, photography and the internet.