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Sommerlad, Ernest C:  Mightier than the Sword. A Handbook on Journalism, Broadcasting, Propaganda, Public Relations and Advertising
Book Number: 20228
Sydney, A&R, 1950. Signed by Author on fep. 8vo. hardcover. 239pp. index. very good/fair, chipped d/w.
Keywords: A Handbook on Journalism, Broadcasting, Propaganda, Public Relations Advertising
Price: $15.00
Bowling, Mark:  Running Amok - when News Deadlines, Family and Foreign
Book Number: 38778
Hodder 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.
Keywords: 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 thr
Price: $8.00
Manne, Robert. Edited by:  Do Not Disturb - Is the Media Failing Australia?
Book Number: 38775
Black Inc, Agenda 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.
Keywords: David Marr, David McKnight, Jon Faine, Dennis Glover, Eric Beecher, Jack Waterford, Margaret Simons, Guy Rundle, Quentin Dempster
Price: $8.00
Marsden, Stephanie:  Talk Back: Trash and Treasure on the Air. Wit Wisdom & Wireless
Book Number: 46456
R&R Publications 1999 Large 8vo softcover 176pp, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: australian radio media Wireless Marsden Stephanie
Price: $10.00
Taylor, Mark C. and Esa Saarinen:  Imagologies: Media Philosophy
Book Number: 49606
Routledge March 29, 1994 8vo softcover 320pp very good. When the world has become wired, nothing remains the same. To explore the electronic frontier with Mark Taylor and Esa Saarinen is to see the world in a new light. A revolutionary period needs a revolutionary book and Imagologies is that book. This is a work that demands to be engaged, questioned and pondered. As the web of telecommunications technology spreads across the globe, the site of economic development, social change and political struggle shifts to the realm of media and communications. In this provocative, innovative and remarkable book, Taylor and Saarinen challenge the reader to rethink politics, education, religion, architecture, economics and even thinking itself. To read Imagologies is to step into the twenty-first century and it is a fascinating, dizzying journey.
Keywords: Imagologies Media Philosophy Taylor Mark C
Price: $15.00
Price, Lance:  Where Power Lies - Prime Ministers V The Media
Book Number: 54980
Simon & Schuster, London, 2010 - Fully Updated 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.
Keywords: media, politics, Murdoch
Price: $8.00
McLuhan, Marshall - Edited by W. Terrence Gordon:  Understanding Media - The Extensions of Man - Critical Edition.
Book Number: 61220
Gingko Press, USA, 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.
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Price: $14.00

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