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Political Turbulence: How Social Media Shape Collective Action

by Helen Margetts, Peter John & Scott Hale

As people spend increasing proportions of their daily lives using social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, they are being invited to support myriad political causes by sharing, liking, endorsing, or downloading....

Reporting Always: Writings from The New Yorker

by Lillian Ross & David Remnick

From the inimitable veteran New Yorker journalist Lillian Ross—a stunning collection of Ross’s iconic New Yorker pieces.

A staff writer for The New Yorker since 1945, Lillian Ross is one of the few journalists...

Syria's Democratic Years: Citizens, Experts, and Media in the 1950s

by Kevin W. Martin

The years 1954-1958 in Syria are popularly known as "The Democratic Years," a brief period of civilian government before the consolidation of authoritarian rule. Kevin W. Martin provides a cultural history of...

Critical Perspectives on Social Media and Protest: Between Control and Emancipation

by Lina Dencik & Oliver Leistert

This book critically interrogates the relationship between social media and protest from an interdisciplinary perspective, examining the multiple ways in which we need to politicize and contextualise commercial...

Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age

by Sherry Turkle

Renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivityand why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost...

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, & the Modern Revolution

by Lightning Guides

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, and the Modern Revolution, explores the myriad ways in which social media has influenced, created, and exposed some of the 21st century's most pivotal moments. From the early...

Foundations of Mobile Media Studies: Essential Texts on the Formation of a Field

by Jason Farman

First Published in 2016. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

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...

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...

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...