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  1. Heritage and the Olympics

    People, Place and Performance

    Edited by Sean Gammon, Gregory Ramshaw, Emma Waterton

    The Olympic Games have evolved into the most prestigious sport event on the planet. As a consequence, each Games generates more and more interest from the academic community. Sociology, politics, geography and history have all played a part in helping to understand the meanings and implications of...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Sport and New Media

    Edited by Andrew C Billings, Marie Hardin

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    New media technologies have become a central part of the sports media landscape. Sports fans use new media to watch games, discuss sports transactions, form fan-based communities, and secure minutiae about their favorite players and teams. Never before have fans known so much about athletes,...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Radio’s Digital Dilemma

    Broadcasting in the Twenty-First Century

    By John Nathan Anderson

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Radio's Digital Dilemma is the first comprehensive analysis of the United States’ digital radio transition, chronicling the technological and policy development of the HD Radio broadcast standard. A story laced with anxiety, ignorance, and hubris, the evolution of HD Radio pitted the nation’s...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Digital Innovations for Mass Communications

    Engaging the User

    By Paul Martin Lester

    In every field of mass communications—advertising, entertainment studies, journalism, public relations, radio-television-film, tourism, and visual reporting—professionals understand the importance of storytelling. Regardless of whether the finished product is a commercial, an in-depth investigative...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Qualitative Research Methods for Media Studies

    By Bonnie S. Brennen

    This book introduces the essential qualitative methods used in media research, with an emphasis on integrating theory with practice. Each method is introduced through step-by-step instruction on conducting research and interpreting research findings, alongside in-depth discussions of the historical...

    Published December 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Social Work, the Media and Public Relations (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Bob Franklin, Nigel Parton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Over the past few decades, relationships between social workers and the media have become increasingly challenging. Social workers feel aggrieved by media reporting of their profession and believe that journalists lack sufficient knowledge and experience of the social services to report matters...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Social Media Handbook

    Edited by Jeremy Hunsinger, Theresa M. Senft

    The Social Media Handbook explores how social media are changing disciplinary understandings of the internet and our everyday lives. In addition to person-to-person social networking services like Facebook and Twitter, this volume considers a broad range of networked information services that...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Image and Influence

    Studies in the Sociology of Film

    By Andrew Tudor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    This text outlines what sociologists need to know of the nature of communication and of mass culture, while also looking in some empirical detail at the workings of the Hollywood community and the psychology of the star system. It explores trends such as attempts to adapt semiology and...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Audiovisual Regulation under Pressure

    Comparative Cases from North America and Europe

    By Thomas Gibbons, Peter Humphreys

    In the face of globalization and new media technologies, can policy makers and regulators withstand deregulatory pressures on the ‘cultural policy toolkit’ for television? This comparative study provides an interdisciplinary investigation of trends in audiovisual regulation, with the focus on...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Media Today

    Mass Communication in a Converging World, 5th Edition

    By Joseph Turow

    "Turow’s Media Today: Mass Communication in a Converging World, now in its fifth edition, chooses [a] cutting-edge option. This is a student-friendly publication, offering aids such as definitions of key terms, colourful infographics, case studies and end-of-chapter review questions. There’s a...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge