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  1. Communication and Power in the Global Era

    Orders and Borders

    Edited by Marwan M. Kraidy

    Series: Shaping Inquiry in Culture, Communication and Media Studies

    This book re-visits how we think about communication and power in the global era. It takes stock of the last fifty years of scholarship, maps key patterns and concepts and sets an agenda for theory and research. The book addresses such questions as: How are national and cultural identities...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Sports on Television

    The How and Why Behind What You See

    By Dennis Deninger

    In Sports on Television, Dennis Deninger provides an all-encompassing view of the sports television industry. He progresses from the need for this book, to the history of the industry and discipline, to the pioneering events of sports broadcasting and sports television, to a nuts-and bolts,...

    Published August 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Google and the Culture of Search

    By Ken Hillis, Michael Petit, Kylie Jarrett

    What did you do before Google? The rise of Google as the dominant Internet search provider reflects a generationally-inflected notion that everything that matters is now on the Web, and should, in the moral sense of the verb, be accessible through search. In this theoretically nuanced study of...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Participatory Cultures Handbook

    Edited by Aaron Delwiche, Jennifer Jacobs Henderson

    How did we get from Hollywood to YouTube? What makes Wikipedia so different from a traditional encyclopedia? Has blogging dismantled journalism as we know it? Our media landscape has undergone a seismic shift as digital technology has fostered the rise of "participatory culture," in...

    Published July 24th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Media Studies Reader

    Edited by Laurie Ouellette

    Designed for the critical media studies curriculum, The Media Studies Reader is an entry point into the major theories and debates that have shaped critical media studies from the 1940s to the present. Combining foundational essays with influential new writings, this collection provides a tool box...

    Published July 17th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Journalism Studies: The Basics

    By Martin Conboy

    Series: The Basics

    Journalism Studies: The Basics provides an introductory overview of the emerging field of Journalism Studies, discussing key issues and contemporary debates. Drawing on Conboy’s extensive experience in the field, the changing nature of journalism and its future directions are addressed, through...

    Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Language and Journalism

    Edited by John Richardson

    Series: Journalism Studies

    This book is an indispensable "cutting edge" book for students and researchers of journalism studies seeking a text that illustrates and applies a range of linguistic and discourse-analytic approaches to the analysis of journalism. While the form, function and politics of the language of journalism...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. TV Cops

    The Contemporary American Television Police Drama

    By Jonathan Nichols-Pethick

    The police drama has been one of the longest running and most popular genres in American television. In TV Cops, Jonathan Nichols-Pethick argues that, perhaps more than any other genre, the police series in all its manifestations—from Hill Street Blues to Miami Vice to The Wire—embodies the full...

    Published April 24th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Reacting to Reality Television

    Performance, Audience and Value

    By Beverley Skeggs, Helen Wood

    The unremitting explosion of reality television across the schedules has become a sustainable global phenomenon generating considerable popular and political fervour. The zeal with which television executives seize on the easily replicated formats is matched equally by the eagerness of audiences to...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Key Readings in Journalism

    Edited by Elliot King, Jane Chapman

    Key Readings in Journalism brings together over thirty essential writings that every student of journalism should know. Designed as a primary text for undergraduate students, each reading was carefully chosen in response to extensive surveys from educators reflecting on the needs of today’s...

    Published March 6th 2012 by Routledge