- Scientific assistant University Cologne, 1972-1975. Lecturer University Bonn, 1975-1981, university lecturer, 1981-1987. Professor communications science Johannes Gutenburg University, Mainz, Germany, since 1987.
- Disconnected America: The Future of Mass Media in a Narcissistic Society (Media, Communication, and Culture in America)
- Ed Shane here traces a change in the American pervasive mass media that once disseminated information quickly and stimulated mass cultural response, to a de-massified individual media that incubate a new electronic narcissicism, producing an inwardly-focused society.
- After Broadcast News: Media Regimes, Democracy, and the New Information Environment (Communication, Society and Politics)
- The new media environment has challenged the role of professional journalists as the primary source of politically relevant information.
- Images of Nations and International Public Relations (Routledge Communication Series)
- This volume addresses the importance of images of nations in international relations.