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The Divo and the Duce: Promoting Film Stardom and Political Leadership in 1920s America

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.In the post–World War I American climate of isolationism, nativism, democratic expansion of civic rights, and consumerism, Italian-born ...

Media and the Cold War in the 1980s: Between Star Wars and Glasnost

The Cold War was a media phenomenon. It was a daily cultural political struggle for the hearts and minds of ordinary people-and for government leaders, a struggle to undermine their enemies' ability to control the domestic public sphere. This collection examines how this struggle played out on screen, radio, and in print from th...

Making Radio: Early Radio Production and the Rise of Modern Sound Culture

The opening decades of the twentieth century witnessed a profound transformation in the history of modern sound media, with workers in U.S. film, radio, and record industries developing pioneering production methods and performance styles tailored to emerging technologies of electric sound reproduction that would redefine domina...

Em busca de El Chapo: A história de perseguição e captura do traficante mais procurado do mundo (1ª)

Toda geração tem seu grande criminoso: Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Al Capone, Pablo Escobar. Todos eles tinham um agente responsável por trazê-los à justiça. Para o notório Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán-Loera, ou El Chapo, esse homem era o agente especial Andrew Hogan.O próprio agente agora se uniu a Douglas Century para contar a hi...

Computational Propaganda: Political Parties, Politicians, and Political Manipulation on Social Media

Social media platforms do not just circulate political ideas, they support manipulative disinformation campaigns. While some of these disinformation campaigns are carried out directly by individuals, most are waged by software, commonly known as bots, programmed to perform simple, repetitive, robotic tasks. Some social media bot...

Transcendencja i sekularyzacja. Motywy religijne we współczesnych amerykańskich serialach telewizyjnych

TRANSCENDENCE AND SECULARIZATION. RELIGIOUS MOTIFS 
IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN TELEVISION SHOWSSUMMARYThis book investigates the not yet thoroughly examined subject of different representations of religious motifs in television shows. The subject matter appears particularly important in the face of recent changes in religious stru...

Photography and Other Media in the Nineteenth Century

In this volume, leading scholars of photography and media examine photography’s vital role in the evolution of media and communication in the nineteenth century. In the first half of the nineteenth century, the introduction of telegraphy, the development of a cheaper and more reliable postal service, the rise of the mass-circula...

Television and Totalitarianism in Czechoslovakia: From the First Democratic Republic to the Fall of Communism

The story of Czechoslovak television is in many respects typical of the cultural and political developments in Central Europe, behind the Iron Curtain. Martin Štoll, with unprecedented access to the Military Historical Archives in Prague, provides contextual insights into the issues of introducing television in the whole Sociali...

Toward a Theory of True Crime Narratives: A Textual Analysis

Toward a Theory of True Crime Narratives vivifies how nonfiction murder stories are told, what role they play in society, and in the form of true crime why they remain enduringly popular internationally on every platform. This book establishes for the first time the actual line―or dotted line―between mainstream journalism and th...