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[ecrea] Book announcement: Exploring the Maltese Media Landsacpe

Sat Oct 03 15:36:49 GMT 2009

Exploring the Maltese Media Landscape.
Editors: Joseph Borg, Adrian Hillman, Mary Anne Lauri.
Publishers. Allied Publications

Exploring the Maltese Media Landscape is the first collection of studies carried out by fourteen leading Maltese academics wholly dedicated to the study of different aspects of the Maltese mediascape. The book is divided into two sections. The first section discusses the symbiotic relationship between society and its media structures, while section two discusses several aspects of media content.

Preface: Prof G DeMarco

Media in Maltese Society: Dr Mary Anne Lauri

Part One: Societal and Media Structures
Chap 1. Malta's Media Landscape: An overview. Joseph Borg
Chap 2. Implementing Marketing in an Evolving Context
Some Reflections and Implications for Firms in Malta Prof Albert Caruana Chap 3. Growing up in a Global Village: young people and the Internet in Malta.

Dr  Toni Sant
Chap 4. Balancing the commerical and editorial aspects of public PBS Ltd. Joseph Borg Chap 5. Newsrooms as Sub-Systems of Political Organisations Dr Carmen Sammut Chap 6. The Legal Framework of the Maltese Media Prof Kevin Aquilina

Part Two: Media Content and Representation
Chap 7.  Representations of Youth in the Media.         Dr Marylin Clark
Chap 8. Gendering the Media: Problematic portraits, strategies for change Dr Brenda Murphy Chap 9. Daisy Petal Picking. Maltese media love-hate relationship with vulnerable people

Christina Borg, Joseph M Camilleri
Chap 10. â??The Italian Jobâ??: The impact of input from television on language learning

Dr  Sandro Caruana
Chap 11. Children, Media and Multiskilling Dr Sandra Dingli, Shirley Pulis Xerxen Chap 12. Laughter or Tears? The satirical cartoon as journalistic commentator. Dr Gorg Mallia

The editors, Joseph Borg ((joseph.borg /at/ , Adrian Hillman ((ahillman /at/ and Mary Anne Lauri ((mary-anne.lauri /at/ , are actively involved with Maltaâ??s main print and broadcasting media as well as in teaching different aspects of media studies at the University of Malta.

The book can be bought on line from the â??booksâ?? section of for the price of ?9.95.

Joseph Borg
Centre for Communication Technology
University of Malta

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Nico Carpentier (Phd)
Vrije Universiteit Brussel - Free University of Brussels
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