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Understanding media users

Tony Wilson

Understanding media users

from theory to practice

by Tony Wilson

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Published by Blackwell in Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass media -- Audiences

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTony Wilson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP96.A83 W55 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16490720M
    ISBN 109781405155663, 9781405155670
    LC Control Number2008005945

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