Imprint: Australian Scholarly Publishing

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781925003055
Released: November 2014
Available

A$88 Buy now

A Companion to the Australian Media

Edited by Bridget Griffen-Foley

At this time of rapid and revolutionary change in modes of communication, A Companion to the Australian Media provides the first comprehensive, up-to-date historical account of Australia's press, broadcasting and new media sectors.

Arranged in an accessible A-Z format are nearly 500 articles focussing on both the history and contemporary practice of media corporations, individuals, industries, audiences, policy and regulation since the launch of Australia's first newspaper in 1803.

A Companion to the Australian Media is essential reading, as well as a ready reference, for everyone interested in the dynamic world of the media, including practitioners, entrepreneurs, investors, lawyers, commentators, bloggers, historians and students.

Under the editorship of Australia's leading media historian, Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley, and guided by a distinguished Editorial Advisory Board, 300 media scholars, journalists and other media players have written entries in their areas of specialty.

Articles include coverage of geographical regions, reporting and reviewing genres, key individuals dynasties as well as flagship newspapers and broadcasting icons.

See more here.



 

Categories: Featured Titles, Journalism

You might also like:


Lost Copy: The Endless Wars: Iraq and Afghanistan
John Martinkus

Shopping News: Agenda Finding, What the Audience Does Before the News
John Cokley

Ernest Wood and the Foundation of The Musical Tradition at St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne
Ian Burk

A Lemnos Odyssey: From Jason and The Argonauts to the ANZACs at Gallipoli. The Story of the Greek Island of Lemnos
Roger Hawthorn, Tony Whitefield