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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Olympics: The Basics

    By Andy Miah, Beatriz Garcia

    Series: The Basics

    The Olympics: The Basics is an accessible, contemporary introduction to the Olympic movement and Games. Chapters explain how the Olympics transcend sports, engaging us with a range of contemporary philosophical, social, cultural and political matters, including: peace development and diplomacy...

    Published January 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Media Accountability

    Who Will Watch the Watchdog in the Twitter Age?

    Edited by William Babcock

    A small collection of well-honed tools has been employed for some time by media practitioners and the public to help maintain and improve the credibility of journalism and the mass media. These media accountability tools have included ethics codes, media critics, news councils, ombudsmen,...

    Published December 4th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Popular Music Culture: The Key Concepts

    3rd Edition

    By Roy Shuker

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Now in an updated 3rd edition this popular A-Z student handbook provides a comprehensive survey of key ideas and concepts in popular music culture. With new and expanded entries on genres and sub-genres the text comprehensively examines the social and cultural aspects of popular music, taking into...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Journalism and Free Speech

    By John Steel

    Journalism and Free Speech brings together for the first time an historical and theoretical exploration of journalism and its relationship with the idea of free speech. Though freedom of the press is widely regarded as an essential ingredient to democratic societies, the relationship between the...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Communication Matters

    Materialist Approaches to Media, Mobility and Networks

    Edited by Jeremy Packer, Stephen B. Crofts Wiley

    Series: Shaping Inquiry in Culture, Communication and Media Studies

    Communication has often been understood as a realm of immaterial, insubstantial phenomena—images, messages, thoughts, languages, cultures, and ideologies—mediating our embodied experience of the concrete world. Communication Matters challenges this view, assembling leading scholars in the fields of...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge