This textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the field of media studies. Written by two highly experienced lecturers, the volume covers media texts, media institutions and audiences and the media
Lisa Taylor is Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Wolverhampton. She has extensive experience of teaching media studies on both further and higher education. She is currently undertaking research on the cultural space of gardens. Andy Willis is a lecturer in Media and Performance at the University of Salford. He has considerable teaching experience in both further and higher education and has acted as Chief Examiner for the AEB 'A' level media studies. He is currently completing a book on American martial arts cinema and editing a collection of essays on film stars.