||The Hampton Press communication series. Mass communications and journalism
Hampton Press communication series. Mass communications and journalism. ^A361213
||The global communication environment of heroes / Susan Drucker & Gary Gumpert -- Heroes and/as communication / Lance Strate -- Global identification with celebrity heroes / William J. Brown & Benson P. Fraser -- U.S. and European heroism compared / John Dean -- From distant heroes to intimate friends : media and the metamorphosis of affection for public figures / Joshua Meyrowitz -- The wrinkle theory : the deconsecration of the hero / Gary Gumpert -- The two faces of Osama bin Laden : mass media representations as a force for evil and Arabic hero / Mahmoud Eid -- Female "heroe" at Ground Zero : verbal and visual accounts reconceptualize the "heroic" / Valerie Smith -- Heroes in a global world : an examination of traditional folkloric and mythic formulae for heroes and contemporary iterations / Susan Duffy -- A return of the "real?" discussions with children ages 5 to 13 about the contemporary hero / Cheryl Harris & Alison Alexander -- Defining the heroic in a context of Arab-Islamic values : a case study of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan of the UAE / Susan Swan & Timothy Walters -- Orality versus monotheism or media versus narratives : biblical heroes and the media environment of the spoken word / Eva Berger -- Menachem Begin : a hero's guiding vision / Sondra M. Rubenstein & Adam Ehrlich -- Hero or villain, but always a celebrity : John Paul II / Maria Way -- Gods in all things : media, culture, and cycles of heroic construction in Japan / Todd Holden -- Shrek as a test of the universality of the hero's quest / Steven C. Combs -- The mediated sports hero / Susan J. Drucker -- From hero to celebrity : the political economy of stardom / Philip Drake -- Celebrity law / Susan Drucker.
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