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Ethical Principles for the Information Age

by Richard Severson

This text presents the author's model of following principled ethics together with by chapters on each of the guiding principles: respect for intellectual property, principle of fair representation, privacy,...

Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction

by John Storey

In this 7th edition of his award-winning Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, John Storey has extensively revised the text throughout. As before, the book presents a clear and critical survey...

Pinkoes and Traitors: The BBC and the nation, 1974-1987

by Jean Seaton

During the Margaret Thatcher years, Britain experienced mass unemployment, trade union strikes, bloody war in Northern Ireland and the Falklands, and an existential threat to its public service broadcaster,...

Internet Literature in China

by Michel Hockx

Since the 1990s, Chinese literary enthusiasts have explored new spaces for creative expression online, giving rise to a modern genre that has transformed Chinese culture and society. Ranging from the self-consciously...

Mightier than the Sword: How the News Media Have Shaped American History

by Rodger Streitmatter

Highly readable and powerful case studies of landmark events in US history demonstrate the enduring power of the news media.

Bias in the Booth: An Insider Exposes How the Sports Media Distort the News

by Dylan Gwinn

Most of us see sports as a welcome—even blessed—relief from the challenges and frustrations of everyday life. We want to sit back, open a beer, and enjoy the game.

But many of those who bring us the game have...

The Western in the Global South

by MaryEllen Higgins, Rita Keresztesi & Dayna Oscherwitz

The Western in the Global South investigates the Western film genre's impact, migrations, and reconfigurations in the Global South. Contributors explore how cosmopolitan directors have engaged with, appropriated,...

Global Entertainment Media: A Critical Introduction

by Lee Artz

Balancing provocative criticism with clear explanations of complex ideas, this student-friendly introduction investigates the crucial role global entertainment media has played in the emergence of transitional...

The Concise Encyclopedia of Communication

by Wolfgang Donsbach

This concise volume presents key concepts and entries from the twelve-volume ICA International Encyclopedia of Communication (2008), condensing leading scholarship into a practical and valuable single volume....

Lincoln Mediated: The President and the Press through Nineteenth-Century Media

by David W. Bulla, Gregory A. Borchard & David B. Sachsman

Lincoln Mediated describes how Abraham Lincoln worked with the press throughout his political career. It details how his ties to various newspapers played a central role in the success of his presidency. Gregory...

Interactive Digital Narrative: History, Theory and Practice

by Hartmut Koenitz, Gabriele Ferri & Mads Haahr

The book is concerned with narrative in digital media that changes according to user input-Interactive Digital Narrative (IDN). It provides a broad overview of current issues and future directions in this multi-disciplinary...

Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture, and Community in Japan

by Mark McLelland, Kazumi Nagaike & Katsuhiko Suganuma

A critical examination of the "beautiful boy" love comics that enthralled fans in Japan and then worldwide

The Handbook of the Psychology of Communication Technology

by S. Shyam Sundar

The Handbook of the Psychology of Communication Technology offers an unparalleled source for seminal and cutting-edge research on the psychological aspects of communicating with and via emergent media technologies,...

Gender, Age, and Digital Games in the Domestic Context

by Alison Harvey

Western digital game play has shifted in important ways over the last decade, with a plethora of personal devices affording a range of increasingly diverse play experiences. Despite the celebration of a more...

Promotional Screen Industries

by Paul Grainge & Catherine Johnson

From the trailers and promos that surround film and television to the ads and brand videos that are sought out and shared, promotional media have become a central part of contemporary screen life. Promotional...

Online Journalism Ethics: Traditions and Transitions: Traditions and Transitions

by Cecilia Friend & Jane Singer

Online media present both old and new ethical issues for journalists who must make decisions in an interactive, instantaneous environment short on normative standards or guidelines. This user-friendly book guides...

Systems Analysis and Design: People, Processes, and Projects

by Keng Siau, Roger Chiang & Bill C. Hardgrave

For the last two decades, IS researchers have conducted empirical studies leading to a better understanding of the impact of Systems Analysis and Design methods in business, managerial, and cultural contexts....

Virtual Communities: 2014

by Jan Marco Leimeister & Rajagopolan Balaji

Written for both scholars and practitioners, this volume focuses on the design, management, use and impacts of Virtual Communities (VCs) from technological, social and economic perspectives. It brings together...

Digital Platforms, Imperialism and Political Culture

by Dal Yong Jin

In the networked twenty-first century, digital platforms have significantly influenced capital accumulation and digital culture. Platforms, such as social network sites (e.g. Facebook), search engines (e.g....

Masculinity in Contemporary Quality Television

by Michael Mario Albrecht

Recent years have seen a rise in the popularity and quantity of ‘quality’ television programs, many of which featuring complicated versions of masculinity that are informed not only by the women’s movement...