Media and Meaning: An Introduction, Paperback Book

Media and Meaning: An Introduction Paperback


This is the indispensable Media Studies textbook for AS/A level and Higher Media Studies syllabuses; it is also suitable to support BTEC, AVCE and GSVQ courses with a media focus and as a primer for undergraduate media studies.

An accessible overview of the key concepts leads into coverage of all major media forms, and genres within particular media.Included are:* Sections for all media, covering institutions, representation, audiences, genre, language and products* Extensive opportunities for students to apply media theory in their own work* Uniquely full treatment of new media and the internet* Stills, cartoons and other illustrations* Extensive coverage of film, television, radio, newspapers and magazines* Varied and substantial activity sections.Suitable for students and their teachers, Media and Meaning can be used as an aid to class study and for independent student learning.

Accessible, and with a strong emphasis on context and concepts, this book is a lively introduction to contemporary media which can be read for pleasure as well as part of formal study by a very wide range of readers.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400 pages, 400 p.
  • Publisher: British Film Institute
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  • Category: Media studies
  • ISBN: 9780851708430



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