Part 1: Key Concepts: Meaning and Media Case Study: Analysing Images, Narratives Case Study: Psycho and News Narratives Genres and other classifications Case Study: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Case Study: Silence of the Lambs Case Study: Relating 'September 11th' to Action-entertainment, Questions of Representation Case study: Stardom and Celebrity, Ideologies and Power Case Study: News Audiences Case study: Selling Audiences Institutions Case Study: Television as Industry and Institution, Industries Case study: The Music Industry, Technology and Synergy Part 2: Media Practices: Research Production Organisation Production Techniques Distribution, Promotion and Selling Advertising Space Case Studies: Film Distribution in the UK; A local Media Market The British Film Industry Advertising and Branding Case study: The ASA and Debates on Regulation Part 3: Media Debates Postmodernism: Case Study: Pulp Fiction Globalisation Technologies: Case study: Cybercultures - Living in an Internet World Realisms: Case studies: Direct Cinema; Neo-realism and the Realist Fiction Film Regulation Part 4: Reference Glossary Bibliography Useful information Index
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