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Media Events

The Live Broadcasting of History

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674559561

Publication Date: 03/15/1994


320 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

1 line illustration, 4 tables


  • Preface
  • 1. Defining Media Events: High Holidays of Mass Communication
  • 2. Scripting Media Events: Contest, Conquest, Coronation
  • 3. Negotiating Media Events
  • 4. Performing Media Events
  • 5. Celebrating Media Events
  • 6. Shamanizing Media Events
  • 7. Reviewing Media Events
  • 8. Appendix: Five Frames for Assessing the Effects of Media Events
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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