Skip to main content

A Dictionary of Media and Communication (Oxford Quick Reference)

Daniel Chandler, Rod Munday


List Price: 18.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Authoritative and wide-ranging, A Dictionary of Media and Communication provides over 2,200 alphabetical entries on key terms used in media and communication, from concepts and theories to technical terms, across subject areas that include advertising, digital culture, journalism, new media, radio studies, and telecommunications. It also covers relevant terminology from related disciplines such as literary theory, semiotics, cultural studies, and philosophy. With many relevant web links accessed via an up-to-date companion webpage, as well as a biographical appendix with web links to key people, this is a valuable resource for media professionals, postgraduates, academics, and researchers and an eminently practical and user-friendly reference for anyone involved in the worlds of media and communication. It will also be indispensable for undergraduate students majoring in media or communication studies, and for those taking related subjects such as film studies, visual culture, and cultural studies.

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780199568758, 470pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2011

About the Author

Daniel Chandler is a lecturer in media and communication studies at Aberystwyth University. Rod Munday teaches media production courses at Aberystwyth University.