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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Mediating the Message in the 21st Century

    A Media Sociology Perspective

    By Pamela J. Shoemaker, Stephen D. Reese

    Hailed as one of the "most significant books of the twentieth century" by Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Mediating the Message has long been an essential text for media effects scholars and students of media sociology. This new edition of the classic media sociology textbook now...

    Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Ratings Analysis

    Audience Measurement and Analytics, 4th Edition

    By James G. Webster, Patricia F. Phalen, Lawrence W. Lichty

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This 4th edition of Ratings Analysis describes and explains the current audience information system that supports economic exchange in both traditional and evolving electronic media markets. Responding to the major changes in electronic media distribution and audience research in recent years...

    Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Communication, Public Opinion, and Globalization in Urban China

    By Francis L.F. Lee, Chin-Chuan Lee, Mike Z. Yao, Tsan-Kuo Chang, Fen Jennifer Lin, Chris Fei Shen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    As China is increasingly integrated into the processes of economic, political, social, and cultural globalization, important questions arise about how Chinese people perceive and evaluate such processes. At the same time, international communication scholars have long been interested in how local,...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Meanings of Audiences

    Comparative Discourses

    Edited by Richard Butsch, Sonia Livingstone

    In today’s thoroughly mediated societies people spend many hours in the role of audiences, while powerful organizations, including governments, corporations and schools, reach people via the media. Consequently, how people think about, and organizations treat, audiences has considerable...

    Published August 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Global Journalist in the 21st Century

    Edited by David H. Weaver, Lars Willnat

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The Global Journalist in the 21st Century systematically assesses the demographics, education, socialization, professional attitudes and working conditions of journalists in various countries around the world. This book updates the original Global Journalist (1998) volume with new data, adding more...

    Published July 29th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Data Bank Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Organizations, Computers and Social Freedom

    By Malcolm Warner, Mike Stone

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, written in the context of its first publication in 1970, discusses and documents the invasion of privacy by the corporation and the social institution in the search for efficiency in information processing. Discussing areas such as the impact of the computer on administration, privacy...

    Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge