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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Routledge Companion to News and Journalism

    Edited by Stuart Allan

    The Routledge Companion to News and Journalism presents an authoritative, comprehensive assessment of diverse forms of news media reporting – past, present and future. Including 60 chapters, written by an outstanding team of internationally respected authors, the Companion provides scholars and...

    Published October 16th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Legitimating Television

    Media Convergence and Cultural Status

    By Michael Z Newman, Elana Levine

    Legitimating Television: Media Convergence and Cultural Status explores how and why television is gaining a new level of cultural respectability in the 21st century. Once looked down upon as a "plug-in drug" offering little redeeming social or artistic value, television is now said to be in a...

    Published September 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Race and News

    Critical Perspectives

    By Christopher P. Campbell, Kim M. LeDuff, Cheryl D. Jenkins, Rockell A. Brown

    The history of American journalism is marked by disturbing representations of people and communities of color, from the disgraceful stereotypes of pre-civil rights America, to the more subtle myths that are reflected in routine coverage by journalists all over the country. Race and News: Critical...

    Published August 8th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Network Nations

    A Transnational History of British and American Broadcasting

    By Michele Hilmes

    In Network Nations, Michele Hilmes reveals and re-conceptualizes the roots of media globalization through a historical look at the productive transnational cultural relationship between British and American broadcasting. Though frequently painted as opposites--the British public service tradition...

    Published August 8th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Controversies in Media Ethics

    3rd Edition

    By A. David Gordon, John Michael Kittross, John C. Merrill, William Babcock, Michael Dorsher

    Controversies in Media Ethics offers students, instructors and professionals multiple perspectives on media ethics issues presenting vast "gray areas" and few, if any, easy answers. This third edition includes a wide range of subjects, and demonstrates a willingness to tackle the problems raised by...

    Published June 13th 2011 by Routledge