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News depends for its effect on a culturally shared language, and this book concentrates on ways we can decode its messages without simply reproducing their underlying assumptions.
Paperback, 203 pages
Published June 27th 1982 by Routledge
(first published January 1st 1982)
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John Hartley is Professor of Cultural Science and Director of the Centre for Culture and Technology at Curtin University, Perth, Australia. His books include Creative Industries (2005), Television Truths (2008), Story Circle (2009), and Digital Futures for Cultural and Media Studies (2012).