McQuail's Mass Communication Theory has been the benchmark for studying mass communication theory for more than 25 years. It remains the most authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the field and still offers unmatched coverage of the research literature.
Fully up-to-date, this new edition includes:
- New boxed case studies on key research publications, familiarizing students with the critical research texts in the field
- A new streamlined structure for better navigation
- More definitions, examples, and illustrations throughout to bring abstract concepts to life
- Major updates on new media, globalization, work and economy
McQuail's Mass Communication Theory is the indispensable resource no student of media studies can afford to be without.