Popkulturelle Phänomene im Zeitalter der Globalisierung - by Oliver Kreft

By Oliver Kreft

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2001 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Theorien, Modelle, Begriffe, word: 2,0, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Institut für Kommunikationswissenschaft), Veranstaltung: Medien- & Kommunikationstheorie: Kulturtheorien, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Im Rahmen dieser Arbeit werden die Auswirkungen der Globalisierung auf die Entwicklung der Popkultur untersucht. Der folgenden Untersuchung liegt dabei die Frage zugrunde, inwieweit popkulturelle Phänomene von der Globalisierung profitierten. Am Beispiel von Madonna, die seit zwei Jahrzehnten an der Spitze der internationalen Popszene steht, werden die Besonderheiten und Entwicklungen der Popkultur herausgearbeitet und vor dem Hintergrund der Globalisierung betrachtet.

Im zweiten Kapitel geht es um die Definition der Begriffe „Globalisierung“ und „Global participant“ und ihre Einordnung in den Bereich der Kommunikationsmedien. Im Anschluss daran werden die Absatzmechanismen medialer Produkte auf dem Weltmarkt betrachtet. Im dritten Kapitel dieser Arbeit werden, ausgehend von einer Abgrenzung des Begriffes Popkultur, verschiedene tendencies und Entwicklungen der Popkultur der letzten Jahre aufgezeigt. Das vierte Kapitel betrachtet die Rolle von Madonna als Bestandteil und Schrittmacher der internationalen Popkultur. Anhand der Mitte der 80er Jahre aufkommenden Musikvideos und einer Untersuchung der Themen ihrer Musikalben, werden die Vermarktungsstrategien von Madonna aufgezeigt. Darüber hinaus wird der Aspekt der Polysemie in Madonnas Texten angeführt. Indem ihre Texte unterschiedliche Lesarten ermöglichen, können gleichzeitig ganz verschiedene Empfänger mit den Texten angesprochen werden. Abschließend wird zusammenfassend dargestellt, inwieweit popkulturelle Phänomene unter dem Einfluss der Globalisierung stehen.

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Objectivity in Journalism (Key Concepts in Journalism) by Steven Maras

By Steven Maras

Objectivity in journalism is a key subject for debate in media, verbal exchange and journalism experiences, and has been the topic of in depth old and sociological study. within the first examine of its sort, Steven Maras surveys the several viewpoints and views on objectivity. Going past a denunciation or defence of journalistic objectivity, Maras seriously examines the several scholarly arguments made within the zone. based round key questions, the booklet considers the origins and background of objectivity, its philosophical affects, the most objections and defences, and questions of values, politics and ethics. This e-book examines debates round objectivity as a transnational norm, concentrating on the emergence of objectivity within the US, whereas broadening out dialogue to incorporate advancements round objectivity within the united kingdom, Australia, Asia and different regions.

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Writing Power: Communication in an Engineering Center (SUNY by Dorothy A. Winsor

By Dorothy A. Winsor

Adds to our realizing of the robust nature of texts and writing.

Writing strength examines the best way that texts, wisdom, and hierarchy generate and aid each other inside a for-profit company. by way of encouraging us to work out texts and writing as robust operators within the company global, this publication provides a case examine concerned with how one engineering association makes use of texts to create and preserve its wisdom and gear constitution. in line with over 5 years of observations, the booklet describes the co-generation of power/knowledge/text from a number of issues of view, together with that of managers, engineers, interns, and blue-collar staff. those teams of individuals use texts to construct wisdom inside of their very own parts and determine keep an eye on over their paintings whilst it really is handed alongside to the opposite teams. making use of Bourdieu’s suggestion that individuals own other forms of “capital” that may be switched over to each other below the precise conditions, the e-book demonstrates that textual content is likely one of the significant ways in which this conversion of capital happens, and is therefore one of many significant ways in which energy and data are generated and accumulated.

Dorothy A. Winsor is Professor of English at Iowa kingdom college. She is the writer of Writing Like an Engineer: A Rhetorical Education.

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The Daily Prompt: 2016 (The Daily Prompt series) by J. C. Cauthon

By J. C. Cauthon

previously entitled: tale Seeds to develop On: 2016

Grab your favourite pen and a workstation, and let's start! The day-by-day instructed: 2016 has an artistic writing suggested for every day of the yr, together with jump Day. every one recommended is intended to spark an concept, permitting you to free-write and maybe create a superb tale that you should proportion with the area. Enjoy!

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Turn Up the Volume: A Down and Dirty Guide to Podcasting by Michael O'Connell

By Michael O'Connell

Turn Up the Volume equips journalism scholars, pros, and others attracted to generating audio content material with the knowledge essential to release a podcast for the 1st time. It addresses the original demanding situations newbie podcasters face in generating expert point audio for on-line distribution. rookies can tips on how to deal with the technical and conceptual demanding situations of launching, enhancing, and posting a podcast.

This e-book exposes readers to varied strategies and codecs to be had in podcasting. It contains the voices of specialists as they recount their stories generating their very own podcasts and podcast content material. It additionally examines how facts analytics can assist develop an viewers and supply ideas for advertising and marketing and monetization. Written accessibly, Turn Up the Volume can provide a transparent and specified route to launching your first podcast.

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Becoming the Second City: Chicago's Mass News Media, by Richard Junger

By Richard Junger

Becoming the second one City examines the advance of Chicago's press and analyzes insurance of key occasions in its heritage to name cognizance to the media's effect in shaping the city's cultural and historic panorama. In concise, broadly documented prose, Richard Junger illustrates how 19th century newspapers acted as accelerants that boosted Chicago's progress in its early historical past by means of continuously making and remaking the city's photo for the general public. Junger argues that the clicking was once at once fascinated about Chicago's race to develop into the nation's such a lot populous urban, a feat it in brief complete through the mid-1890s sooner than the incorporation of better big apple urban irrevocably recast Chicago because the "Second City."


The ebook is populated with a colourful solid of influential figures within the historical past of Chicago and within the improvement of journalism. Junger attracts on newspapers, own papers, and different basic assets to piece jointly a full of life portrait of the evolving personality of Chicago within the 19th century. Highlighting the newspaper industry's involvement within the company and social lifetime of Chicago, Junger casts newspaper editors and newshounds as serious intermediaries among the elite and the bigger public and revisits key occasions and matters together with the Haymarket sq. bombing, the 1871 fireplace, the Pullman Strike, and the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893.

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How Media Inform Democracy: A Comparative Approach by Toril Aalberg,James Curran

By Toril Aalberg,James Curran

In this well timed booklet, major researchers give some thought to how media tell democracy in six nations – the USA, the uk, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. Taking as their place to begin the idea that voters must be briefed safely with an entire and clever insurance of public affairs so we can make accountable, trained offerings instead of act out of lack of information and incorrect information, participants use a comparative method of learn the best way the moving media panorama is affecting and informing the democratic procedure around the globe. specifically, they ask:

  • Can a comparative method offer us with new solutions to the query of ways media tell democracy?

  • Has elevated commercialization made media structures extra related and affected both the nature of stories and public wisdom during the united states and Europe?

  • Is delicate information and incorrect information predominantly regarding an American exceptionalism, in keeping with the marketplace domination of its media and marginalized public broadcaster?

This research combines a content material research of press and tv information with consultant surveys in six international locations. It makes an imperative contribution to debates approximately media and democracy, and approximately alterations in media platforms. it truly is specifically precious for media concept, comparative media, and political communique courses.

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Narration: Four Lectures by Gertrude Stein,Liesl M. Olson,Thornton Wilder

By Gertrude Stein,Liesl M. Olson,Thornton Wilder


Newly recognized within the wake of the e-book of her groundbreaking Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, Gertrude Stein brought her Narration lectures to packed audiences on the college of Chicago in 1935. Stein had now not been again to her domestic kingdom on account that departing for France in 1903, and her feedback examine the adjustments in American tradition after thirty years abroad.

In Stein’s trademark experimental prose, Narration unearths the mythical writer’s ideas concerning the power and mobility of the yank humans, the influence of modernism on literary shape, the character of historical past and its recording, and the inventiveness of the English language—in specific, its American variation. Stein additionally discusses her ambivalence towards her personal literary reputation in addition to the destabilizing impact that notoriety had on her lifestyle. Restored to print for a brand new new release of readers to find, those important lectures will pride scholars and students of modernism and twentieth-century literature.

Narration is a treasure ready to be rediscovered and to be pirated via jolly marauders of gleaming texts.”—Catharine Stimpson, NYU

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The Fine Art of Technical Writing by Carol Rosenblum Perry

By Carol Rosenblum Perry

This enticing little ebook distills key issues approximately writing that can assist you say what you suggest and accomplish that with grace and magnificence, despite your event point or material. it really is as a lot in regards to the psychology of forthcoming technical writing and the artistry of shaping it because it is set process. an exceptional better half to the vintage "The components of favor" by means of Strunk and White.

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"Talk about Popmusic" - Musik und musikjournalistische by Björn Schneider

By Björn Schneider

Diplomarbeit aus dem Jahr 2009 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Journalismus, Publizistik, word: 2,0, Hochschule Darmstadt, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die Tatsache, dass Radio heute in aller Regel „nebenbei“ genutzt wird und guy die Hörer mit der Musik gewinnt, hat zu einer weitgehenden ‚Entwortung‘ vieler Programme geführt. Da heute auch ein Großteil der öffentlich-rechtlichen Sender formatierte (Tages-) Begleitwellen sind, stellt sich jedoch die Frage, ob der öffentlich-rechtliche Rundfunk seinem Programmauftrag in all seinen Wellen überhaupt noch ausreichend gerecht wird – bezieht sich der gesellschaftlich-relevante Auftrag doch schließlich auch auf die Popsender der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten. Dieser Frage geht vorliegende Diplomarbeit nach, in deren Mittelpunkt Fallstudien über drei öffentlich-rechtliche Popsender stehen, die den Anteil musikjournalistischer Inhalte an deren Gesamtprogramm aufzeigen sollen. Es geht um die Umsetzung der Frage nach der „musikjournalistischen Präsenz“ in den öffentlich-rechtlichen Popwellen in shape dieser Diplomarbeit. Darüber hinaus fließt der Aspekt der Musik als (wichtigstes) Programmelement sowie der Musikprogrammgestaltung als Teilgebiet musikredaktioneller Tätigkeit, mit in diese Arbeit ein.

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