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Ethics and Communication: Global Perspectives

by Göran Collste

How do we communicate morals and values in a world that is becoming increasingly interdependent? This collection of essays explores ethics and communication with reference to specific world views and religions,...


Mister Pulitzer and the Spider: Modern News from Realism to the Digital

by Kevin G. Barnhurst

Changes in news ideology from nineteenth-century realism to digital society


Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State

by Bilge Yesil

How Turkey's media environment reflects the country's dynamic political, economic, social, and cultural landscapes


Babbling Corpse: Vaporwave And The Commodification Of Ghosts

by Grafton Tanner

In the age of global capitalism, vaporwave celebrates and undermines the electronic ghosts haunting the nostalgia industry.


Sites of Protest

by Stuart Price & Ruth Sanz Sabido

Sites of Protest examines the global resurgence of protest movements and the ways in which they use public and private space.


Scapegoats: How Islamophobia Helps Our Enemies and Threatens Our Freedoms

by Arsalan Iftikhar & Reza Aslan

When a murderous psychopath goes on a killing spree, law enforcement officials and the media never make his religion the central issue—unless he happens to be a Muslim. Then it sets off another frenzied wave...


Nawabs, Nudes, Noodles

by Ambi Parameswaran

This is as much the story of Indian advertising as it is about India. Ad veteran Ambi Parameswaran looks at how advertising has evolved, reflecting the country's culture, politics and economy in the last fifty...


The Internet Revolution in the Sciences and Humanities

Gender Equality and the Media: A Challenge for Europe

by Karen Ross & Claudia Padovani

This edited collection draws on and expands the findings from a pan-European research project undertaken during 2012-13 which was funded by the European Institute for Gender Equality and aimed to explore three...


Gilbert Simondon: Information, Technology and Media

by Simon Mills

A philosophical introduction to and interrogation of the work of Gilbert Simondon and its relation to contemporary media technology, communication and information.


Reimagining Rural: Urbanormative Portrayals of Rural Life

by Alexander R. Thomas, Gregory M. Fulkerson & Leanne M. Avery

This collection offers a combination of insightful media analyses and examinations of knowledge construction that focus on popular culture and its portrayals of rural people and communities in the United States....


Waves of Rancor: Tuning into the Radical Right: Tuning into the Radical Right

by Robert L. Hilliard & Michael C. Keith

The airwaves in America are being used by armed militias, conspiracy theorists, survivalists, the religious right, white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and other radical groups to reach millions with their messages...


The Hidden Screen: Low Power Television in America: Low Power Television in America

by Robert L. Hilliard & Michael C. Keith

This text explores the industry of low-power television (LPTV) in America. It covers what LPTV is and how it got started, who the broadcasters are and their viewers, LPTV's significance in contemporary society...


Screened Out: How the Media Control Us and What We Can Do About it: How the Media Control Us and What We Can Do About it

by Carla B. Johnston

A comparison of the cultural and political/institutional dimensions of war's impact on Greece during the Peloponnesian War, and the United States and the two Koreas, North and South, during the Korean War. It...


Global Media Giants

by Benjamin Birkinbine, Rodrigo Gomez & Janet Wasko

Global Media Giants takes an in-depth look at how media corporate power works globally, regionally, and nationally, investigating the ways in which the largest and most powerful media corporations in the world...


Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora: Travelling Blackness

by Manoucheka Celeste

With the exception of slave narratives, there are few stories of black international migration in U.S. news and popular culture. This book is interested in stratified immigrant experiences, diverse black experiences,...


Africa's Media Image in the 21st Century: From the "Heart of Darkness" to "Africa Rising"

by Melanie Bunce, Suzanne Franks & Chris Paterson

Africa's Media Image in the 21st Century is the first book in over twenty years to examine the international media's coverage of Sub-Saharan Africa. It brings together leading researchers and prominent journalists...


Pursuing an Ethic of Empathy in Journalism

by Janet Blank-Libra

This book advances a journalistic theory of empathy, challenging long-held notions about how best to do journalism. Because the institution of journalism has typically equated empathy and compassion with bias,...


Performing Personality: On-Air Radio Identities in a Changing Media Landscape

by David Crider

This book examines how radio announcers construct, prepare, and perform their on-air personalities during a time when the radio industry is fighting to stay relevant amid expanding media options.