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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 126 new and published books in the subject of Television — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. TV Transformations

    Revealing the Makeover Show

    Edited by Tania Lewis

    The past decade has seen an explosion of lifestyle makeover TV shows. Audiences around the world are being urged to ‘renovate’ everything from their homes to their pets and children while lifestyle experts on TV now tell us what not to eat and what not to wear. Makeover television and makeover...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Media History and the Archive

    Edited by Craig Robertson

    By the time readers encounter academic history in the form of books and articles, all that tends to be left of an author’s direct experience with archives is pages of endnotes. Whether intentionally or not, archives have until recently been largely thought of as discrete collections of documents,...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. News and Politics

    The Rise of Live and Interpretive Journalism

    By Stephen Cushion

    Series: Communication and Society

    News and Politics critically examines television news bulletins – still the primary source of information for most people – and asks whether the wider pace and immediacy of 24-hour news culture has influenced their format and style over time. Drawing on the concepts of mediatization and...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Nation, Ethnicity and Race on Russian Television

    Mediating Post-Soviet Difference

    By Stephen Hutchings, Vera Tolz

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Russia, one of the most ethno-culturally diverse countries in the world, provides a rich case study on how globalisation and associated international trends are disrupting, and causing the radical rethinking of approaches to, inter-ethnic cohesion. The book highlights the importance of television...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Analyzing Music in Advertising

    Television Commercials and Consumer Choice

    By Nicolai Graakjaer

    Series: Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

    The study of music in commercials is well-suited for exploring the persuasive impact that music has beyond the ability to entertain, edify, and purify its audience. This book focuses on music in commercials from an interpretive text analytical perspective, answering hitherto neglected questions:...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Foreign Correspondents and International Newsgathering

    The Role of Fixers

    By Colleen Murrell

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    This book reveals that 'fixers'—local experts on whom foreign correspondents rely—play a much more significant role in international television newsgathering than has been documented or understood. Murrell explores the frames though which international reporting has traditionally been analysed and...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Entertainment Media and Politics

    Advances in Effects-Based Research

    Edited by Robert Lance Holbert

    The prominence of politically-themed entertainment is evident across the global media landscape. Given its popularity, it is important to gain a firm understanding of the mechanisms through which this diverse and multi-faceted content can generate democratic outcomes. In addition, it is essential...

    Published December 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Television Brandcasting

    The Return of the Content-Promotion Hybrid

    By Jennifer Gillan

    Television Brandcasting examines U. S. television’s utility as a medium for branded storytelling. It investigates the current and historical role that television content, promotion, and hybrids of the two have played in disseminating brand messaging and influencing consumer decision-making....

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Reality TV

    By Annette Hill

    Series: Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

    Reality TV is popular entertainment. And yet a common way to start a conversation about it is ‘I wouldn’t want anyone to know this but…’ Why do people love and love to hate reality TV? This book explores reality TV in all its forms - from competitive talent shows to reality soaps - examining a...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. New Chinese-Language Documentaries

    Ethics, Subject and Place

    By Kuei-fen Chiu, Yingjin Zhang

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Documentary filmmaking is one of the most vibrant areas of media activity in the Chinese world, with many independent filmmakers producing documentaries that deal with a range of sensitive socio-political problems, bringing to their work a strongly ethical approach. This book identifies notable...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge