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Journalism Ethics and Regulation

by Chris Frost

The new edition of Journalism Ethics and Regulation presents an accessible, comprehensive and in-depth guide to this vital and fast moving area of journalistic practice and academic study.

The fourth edition...


The Everyday Practice of Public Art: Art, Space, and Social Inclusion

by Cameron Cartiere & Martin Zebracki

The Everyday Practice of Public Art: Art, Space, and Social Inclusion is a multidisciplinary anthology of analyses exploring the expansion of contemporary public art issues beyond the built environment.

It follows...


Biopolitical Media: Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life

by Allen Meek

This book presents an historical account of media and catastrophe that engages with theories of biopolitics in the work of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri and others. It explains...


The Emotional Life of Postmodern Film: Affect Theory's Other

by Pansy Duncan

Emotion and Postmodernism: is it possible to imagine an odder couple, stranger bedfellows, less bad company? The Emotional Life of Postmodern Film brings this unlikely pair into sustained dialogue, arguing that...


Congregational Music-Making and Community in a Mediated Age

by Anna E, Asst Prof Nekola, Tom, Mr Wagner & Monique, Dr Ingalls

Congregational music can be an act of praise, a vehicle for theology, an action of embodied community, as well as a means to a divine encounter. This multidisciplinary anthology approaches congregational music...


Queer Representation, Visibility, and Race in American Film and Television: Screening the Closet

by Melanie Kohnen

This book traces the uneven history of queer media visibility through crucial turning points including the Hollywood Production Code era, the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, the so-called explosion of gay visibility...


Censored 2016: The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2014#15

by Mickey Huff, Andy Lee Roth & Project Censored

The annual yearbook from Project Censored features the year's most underreported news stories, striving to unmask censorship, self-censorship, and propaganda in corporate-controlled media outlets. Censored 2016...


Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860

by Heather A. Haveman

From the colonial era to the onset of the Civil War, Magazines and the Making of America looks at how magazines and the individuals, organizations, and circumstances they connected ushered America into the modern...


Coming of Age in Second Life: An Anthropologist Explores the Virtually Human

by Tom Boellstorff

Millions of people around the world today spend portions of their lives in online virtual worlds. Second Life is one of the largest of these virtual worlds. The residents of Second Life create communities, buy...


Jack Cristil: Voice of the MSU Bulldogs, Revised Edition

by Sid Salter & John Grisham

The biography of the last of the iconic sports announcers from the Golden Age of Radio


Representations of Black Women in the Media: The Damnation of Black Womanhood

by Marquita Marie Gammage

In 1920 W.E.B. Du Bois cited the damnation of women as linked to the devaluation of motherhood. This dilemma, he argues, had a crushing blow on Black women as they were forced into slavery. Black womanhood,...


Video Game Policy: Production, Distribution, and Consumption

by Steven Conway & Jennifer deWinter

This book analyzes the effect of policy on the digital game complex: government, industry, corporations, distributors, players, and the like. Contributors argue that digital games are not created nor consumed...


The Antihero in American Television

by Margrethe Bruun Vaage

The antihero prevails in recent American drama television series. Characters such as mobster kingpin Tony Soprano (The Sopranos), meth cook and gangster-in-the-making Walter White (Breaking Bad) and serial killer...


Critical Animal and Media Studies: Communication for Nonhuman Animal Advocacy

by Núria Almiron, Matthew Cole & Carrie P. Freeman

This book aims to put the speciesism debate and the treatment of non-human animals on the agenda of critical media studies and to put media studies on the agenda of animal ethics researchers. Contributors examine...


Media Education for a Digital Generation

by Julie Frechette & Rob Williams

Media education for digital citizenship is predicated upon the ability to access, analyze, evaluate and produce media content and communication in a variety of forms. While many media literacy approaches overemphasize...


Profile Pieces: Journalism and the 'Human Interest' Bias

by Sue Joseph & Richard Lance Keeble

This book examines the history, theory and journalistic practice of profile writing. Profiles, and the practice of writing them, are of increasing interest to scholars of journalism because conflicts between...


Palimpsest: A History of the Written Word

by Matthew Battles

A profound, eloquent meditation on the history of writing, from Mesopotamia to multimedia.

Why does writing exist? What does it mean to those who write? Born from the interplay of natural and cultural history,...


Television at Large in South Asia

by Aswin Punathambekar & Shanti Kumar

This book explores the empirical and theoretical significance of understanding television as a dynamic technology, a creative industry, and a vibrant cultural form that is "at large" in South Asia. Bringing...


Spanish-Language Television in the United States: Fifty Years of Development

by Kenton T. Wilkinson

Since its introduction in the early 1960s, Spanish-language television in the United States has grown in step with the Hispanic population. Industry and demographic projections forecast rising influence through...


The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Comsumption

by Clay A. Johnson

This is a softcover version of the title released in 2011; there is no new material.

The modern human animal spends upwards of 11 hours out of every 24 in a state of constant consumption. Not eating, but gorging...