How to do Media and Cultural Studies provides an essential student guide to the process of research and writing. Aimed at any student about to commence on an extended essay or dissertation it covers all the key stages - from formulating a research question to writing up. How to do Media and Cultural Studies: - covers both quantitative and qualitative methods - includes separate chapters of how to analyze media and cultural texts, industries and audiences. - works through a series key examples or media and cultural research - includes an list of useful library resources and essential web sites Suitable for use as a course book, How to do Media and Cultural Studies can also be used independently by students. No other book provides such an accessible and practical guide.
Table of Contents
Introduction Getting Started Sources and Resources Analyzing Media and Cultural Texts Researching Media Institutions and the Culture Industries Methods of Analyzing Audiences Presenting Your Work