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BMM Semester 4 Reference Books

Posted on 09 September 2009 by BMMBoxer

Second Year B.M.M. Semester IV

1. Mass Media Research:

Kothari; Research Methodology; Wiley Eastern Ltd.
Dixon, Bouma, Atkinson; A Handbook of Social Science Research; Oxford University Press
Reffe, Daniel; Lacy, Stephen and Fico, Fredrick; Analyzing Media Message(1998); Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
Gunter, Barrie; Media Research Methods; (2000); Sage
Wimmer and Dominick; Mass Media Research
De Fleur; Milestones in Mass Communication Research

2. Organizational Behavior:

Tossi, Rizzo and Carrol; Handbook of organizational behavior; Infinity Books
Robbins, S.P; Organizational Behavior : concepts, controversies, applications’, (1999); Prentice Hall
Luthans, Fred; Organizational Behavior, 8th edition; Irwin McGraw Hill
Newstron and Davis; Organizational Behavior : Human behavior at work; 10th edition; ( 1997); Tata McGraw Hill
Fisher, Dalmer; Communication in the Organization; 2nd edition; (1999); Jaico Publishing

3. Understanding Cinema:

Note – The list of suggested reference has been provided only as a guideline for the faculty.

Ed. Bill Nichols; Movies and Method; 2 Volumes; University of California, Press 1976
Gaston Roberge; Chitra Bani: A Book on Film appreciation
Cherry Potter, Secker and Warburg; Image, Sound and Story – The art of telling in Film; 1990
Gaston Roberge; The Ways of Film Studies; Ajanta Publications; 1992
Gerald Mart; A short history of the Movies; The University of Chicago Press 1981
Erik Barnouw and S. Krishnaswamy; Indian Film; Oxford University, Press, 1980
Torben Grodal; Moving Pictures; Oxford University Press, 1997

4. Radio and Television:

Wurtzel; Television Production
Zettle; Television Production Handbook; 7th edition.
Zachariah, Aruna; Communication Media and Electronic Revolution; (1996); Kanishka
Bhatt, S.C; Satellite Invasion of India; (1994); Gyan Publishing House
Ed. Goonasekera and Lee, S.N; Television without borders; (1998); Asian Media Information and Communication Centre
Roland, W.D; Watkins; Interpreting Television; (1984); Sage
Burton, Graeme; Talking Television; (2000); Arnold
Michael Talbot-Smith, Audio explained, -Focal press 2000
Alec Nisbett, The techniques of the sound studio-Focal press 1987
Julian Nathan, Back to basics audio-Butterworth-Heinemann l998

5. Print Production and Photography:

Mitchell Beazley – The Art of Colour Photography – Octopus Publishing Group Ltd.
John Hedgecoe- John Hedgecoe’s Creative Photography-Collins and Brown
M. Beazely-John hedgecoe’s Workbook of Darkroom Techniques-Red International Books Ltd.
Steve Bavister -Digital Photography-Collin’s and Brown Ltd, 2000
John Hedgecoe- John Hedgecoe’s Basic Photography -Collin’s and Brown Ltd, 2000

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BMM Semester 3 Reference Books

Posted on 09 September 2009 by BMMBoxer

Second Year B.M.M. Semester III

1. Introduction to Advertising:

Handbook of advertising; Herschel Gordon Lewis and Carol Nelson; NTC Business books 2000
Advertising- principles and practice- William Wells, John Burnett and Sandra Moriarty- Prentice Hall 1995
Contemporary advertising; William F Arens and Courtland L Bovee; Irwin 1994
Kleppner’s advertising procedure Thomas Russell and Ronal lane – Prentice Hall,1999.
Getting your message across the World Wide Web – Neil Barrett

2. Introduction to Journalism:

Mencher, Melvin; News Reporting and Writing, 7th edition; (1997); Columbia University Press
Ed. Boyce, George; Curran, James; Wingate, Pauline; Newspaper History from the 17th century lo the present day; ( 1978); Sage
Wilson, John; Understanding Journalism; (1996); Routledge
Mazumdar, Aurobindo; Indian Press and Freedom Struggle; (1993); Orient Longman
Parthasarthy, Ramaswamy; Here is the News; (1994); Sterling
Brumley and O’Malley; A Journalism Reader; ( 1997); Routledge
Howard, T; News : A Reader; (1991)-, OUP
Williams, Francis; Dangerous Estate; (1957); Longman
Dhavan, Rajeev; Only the Good News; (1987); Bharat Enterprises
Sarkar, R.C.S; The Press in India; (1984); S. Chand and Co. Ltd.
Raghavan, G.N.S; PTI Story; (1987); Indraprastha Press
Rao, Amiya and Rao, B.G.; The Press she could not whip; (1977); Popular Prakashan
Srinivasan. R; Crusaders of the 4th Estate; (1989); Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan
Smith, Anthony; The News – An International History; (1979); Thames and Hudson
Hohenberg; The professional Journalist

3. Introduction to Public Relations

A Handbook of Public Relations and Communication – Lesle Philip
Handbook of Media and Public Relations – Judith Ridgway
This is PR – the realities of Public Relations – Newson, Turk, Kruckeberg (Thomas Asia PTE Ltd)
Dynamics of Public Relations – Arya Ashok-Manas Publications, Delhi
Corporate Public Relations The Profession and the Practice, Brown and Benchmark – K. R. Balan – Sterling Baskin Otis, Craig Aronoff, Dan Lattimore – Public Relations (A Times Mirror Company), 1997
Effective Public Relations – Cutlip and Center
A practical Handbook of Public Relations – Cole Robert
Introduction to Mass Communication – Emery, Ault and Gee
Public Relations Today – Ghosh Subin
The Practice of Public Relation – Howard Edward
Public Relations in India – Kaul J. M.
Teach Yourself Public Relations – Llyod Herbert
Making it in Public Relations – Mogel Leonard-Collier Books Macmillan Publishing Company, New York

4. Introduction to Media Studies:

Baran and Davis; Mass Communication theory; (2000); Thomas-Wadsworth
Fiske; Introduction to Communication Studies; (1982)
Infante, Rancer and Womack; Building Communication Theory; 2nd edition; (1993); Waveland Press
Berger; Media Analysis Techniques

5. Introduction to Culture Studies:

Keesing; Cultural Anthropology
Lienhardt, Godfrey; Social Anthropology
Baran; Introduction to Mass Communication
Ed. During, Simon; The Cultural Studies Reader
Bronowski, J; Ascent of Man

6. Introduction to Creative Writing

The anatomy of Drama Boulton, Marjorie
On Writing the Short Story (Harper and Row) Burnett, Halie
Fiction Writer’s Handbook (Harper and Row) Burnett, Hallie
The Way to Write Novels (Elm Tree Books) Kitchen, Paddy
Poetry in the Making (Faber) Hughes, Ted
The Creative Writer (Writer’s Digest, Cincinnati, Ohio) – Mathieu, Aron M. (Ed.)
The Writer’s Handbook (The Writer Inc. Boston) Burack, A. S. (Ed.)
Brief Handbook for Writers (Prentice Hall) Howell, James and Dean, Memering
Hints for Young Writers (Thomas Y. Crowell Co. N. Y.) Marden, Orison Swett
The Writer’s Art (George Newnes Ltd.) Warren C. Henry

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SYBMM Mumbai Semester 4 Reference Books

Posted on 09 September 2009 by BMMBoxer

S.Y.B.M.M Semester IV


  • Introduction to Research Concepts
    • Scientific research and its basic principles, empiricism, verifiability, generalization
      • Quantitative vs. qualitative idea
    • Role of research in the media
      • Commercial vs. academic research
      • Administrative v. cultural research
      • Research related to media institutions, media message and media audiences
    • Research Approaches or designs
      • Experiment
      • Survey
      • Case study
      • Comparison
      • Longitudinal research
      • Observational study
      • Content analysis
    • Data collection techniques
      • Questionnaire
      • Interview
      • Schedule
      • Different types of observation techniques
    • Sampling techniques
    • Measurement and scaling
    • Basic statistical technique – deviation, correlation analysis
  • Introduction to Mass Media Research
    • Research in media messages – content analysis and semiotic analysis
  • Content Analysis
    • Definition and uses
    • Quantitative and qualitative approach
    • Steps in content analysis
    • Devising means of a quantification system
    • Limitations of content analysis
  • Introduction to Semiology
  • Research in media audience and the ‘effects’ debate
    • Magic bullet to limited effects
    • Users and gratification model
    • Cultivation analysis
    • Audience reception


  • A discussion of early narrative cinema
  • A discussion of Soviet cinema
  • Lecture with clips on Hollywood studio system
  • Discussion and screening of early Indian cinema and the development of studio system in India
  • A discussion of Italian neorealism
  • A discussion of parallel cinema movement
  • A discussion of Hate’s films
  • A discussion of Japanese cinema
  • A screening of Kurosawa’s films
  • A discussion of classical narrative technique
  • A discussion of East
  • European comic-political cinema
  • A discussion on the Star system and the Hindi formula film
  • A discussion on independent film-making in Hollywood
  • A discussion of Indian global cinema
  • Screening of Mohsen makhmalbaf or Abbas Kiarostamis recent films along with the discussion of contemporary cinema
  • A visit to a shoot in film city
  • Lecture demonstration on technical aspects of the film


  • The Organizational Environment Model
    • Organization environments
    • Organization as systems
    • Formal organization : design and structure
    • Division of labor and task independence
    • Specialization of work
    • Distribution of authority
  • Organizational Culture
    • Sources of organizational culture
    • Types of organizational culture
    • Manifestation of organizational culture
    • Managing organization culture
    • Organizational sub-culture
  • Organizational Socialization
    • Learning how to adapt to work
    • Early socialization influences
    • Preliminary work socialization
    • Organizational socialization
    • Work force diversity, gender, ethnic, and community issues
  • Motivation

a) Motivation results model

b) Theories of motivation

    • Need theories
      • Two factor theory
      • Job design approach
      • Achievement power theory
    • Process theories
      • Reinforcement theory
      • Expectancy theory
      • Equity theory
      • Goal setting theory
  • Application of motivation theories
    • Job enrichment
    • Self directed work group
    • Job rotation and cross training
    • Learner management structures
    • Total quality management
    • Positive reinforcement programme
    • Productivity gain sharing approaches
  • Groups in Organization and Group Dynamics
    • Issues of conformity, social facilitation
    • Risky shift and polarization
    • Group cohesion and consequences
    • Cooperation and competition
    • Conditions fostering cooperation and competition
  • Decision making
    • Characteristics of decision making process
    • Ideal vs. actual decision making
    • Advantages and disadvantages
    • Group thinking
    • Decision making in networked organization
  • Concept of team work and its effectiveness
  • Stress
    • Sources of stress; work and non work factors
    • Stress and coping
      • Objective environment
      • Psychological environment
      • Individual differences
      • Stress manifestations coping strategies




  • Radio Language
  • Script writing for news
  • Documentary, feature, drama, speech, skit, soap opera
  • Special audience programmes
  • Voice presentations
  • Announcing
  • Compeering
  • Adlibbing
  • Interviewing
  • Narrating
  • Conversation
  • News reading
  • Programme policies and services
  • Critical analysis of radio programme
  • Radio forums and clubs
  • Audience research


  • Radio programme production techniques
  • Sound studios and transmission facilities
  • Reverberation and echo
  • Various types of microphones
  • Tape recorders and playback machines
  • Recording
  • Sound mixing
  • Editing


  • Scripting for various kinds of programmes on television
    • Documentaries and features
    • Entertainment programmes
    • Online programmes
    • Educational programmes
  • Models of presentations
  • Programme research
  • Planning
  • Budgeting and scheduling
  • Indoor and outdoor shooting
  • Video production
    • Introduction to video camera techniques
    • Audio techniques
    • Television studio operations
    • Lighting
    • Live programme production
    • Role and functions of studio personnel
    • Graphics
    • Special effects
    • Editing
  • Programme evaluation
  • Identifying and researching topics
  • Writing programme proposals
  • Marketing


  • Desktop publishing
  • Advanced desktop publishing
  • Computer animation
  • Web Page designing


  • Basic Principles of Photography
    • Properties of light, electromagnetic spectrum, reflection, transmission, refraction and polarization of light. Different type of light sources and their properties
    • Controlling light, pinhole camera, concave and convex lenses and mirrors, real and virtual image formation
    • Photosensitive material, Image formation, latent image development as fixing
  • Camera
    • Mechanism of aperture, shutter, camera body, view finder, lenses, transport
    • Classification of camera and their relative comparison
    • Camera operation, exposure light tables
  • Basic Photography
    • Various parts of the camera
    • Loading and shooting on black and white film
    • Effect of aperture
    • Effect of shutter speed
    • Using flash light
    • Use of camera accessories
    • Care and maintenance of camera equipment
  • Colour Photography
    • Introduction to colour film
    • Chemistry of colour development and enlargement
    • Contact and projection printing
    • Colour and light, basic principles of colour sensitivity, colour temperature, colour reversal film, colour negative film
    • Light and lighting, outdoor, night and indoor lighting
    • Colour development
  • Print Production
    • Major landmarks in history and development of print technology
    • Basic print process
    • Print machines and image carriers, letter press, offset, silk screen, digital print
    • DTP
    • Future trends in print technology
    • Exercise for handling typical jobs
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