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  1. Documentary, World History, and National Power in the PRC

    Global Rise in Chinese Eyes

    By Gotelind Mueller

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Documentaries have recently become a favourite format for Chinese state-directed media to present an officially sanctioned view of history. Indeed, this is not confined to Chinese national history. In stark contrast to the earlier self-centred preoccupation with Chinese history, there has been an...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. North Africa’s Arab Spring

    Edited by George Joffé

    This book addresses issues surrounding the evolution of the Arab Spring in North Africa. After a general introduction and explanation of the events on a region-wide basis, it turns to examine aspects of each of the countries concerned. The role of the Muslim Brotherhood during the Nasser regime and...

    Published August 31st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Transmedia Television

    Audiences, New Media, and Daily Life

    By Elizabeth Evans

    Series: Comedia

    The early years of the twenty-first century have seen dramatic changes within the television industry. The development of the internet and mobile phone as platforms for content directly linked to television programming has offered a challenge to the television set’s status as the sole domestic...

    Published July 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Television

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    Reissuing works originally published between 1974 and 1999, Routledge Library Editions: Television (17 volume set) offers a selection of scholarship covering the exploration of TV. Volumes vary from general texts on the advent, influence or future of broadcasting to specific studies of television...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Televising Democracies

    Edited by Bob Franklin

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    Published in 1992, this was the first book to assess the impact of television broadcasting on the House of Commons and its Member’s behaviour. It looks at the implications for political journalism as well as broader questions concerning the role of media in a democracy. Bringing together...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Television News and the Elderly

    Broadcast Managers' Attitudes Toward Older Adults

    By Michael L. Hilt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    This concise survey investigates the television general managers’ and news directors’ attitudes towards the elderly in the United States. Originally published in 1997, it raises important issues of ageing in relation to the media with specific focus on the older viewer’s status as a viewing...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Language of Television

    Uses and Abuses

    By Albert Hunt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    The first part of this book assesses how television presents viewers with information - contrasting the ‘official reality’ of news and current affairs programmes with the anarchic view of the world put out by such as Morecambe and Wise and the two Ronnies. It challenges the politics of programme...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Ideological Octopus

    An Exploration of Television and its Audience

    By Justin Lewis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    Originally published in 1991, this introduction to studying the television audience discusses developments in semiology and cultural studies and their contribution to our understanding of the power of television. How, in the most precise and intricate sense, does television influence the way we...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. China Turned On

    Television, Reform and Resistance

    By James Lull

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    The years following the Cultural Revolution saw the arrival of television as part of China’s effort to ‘modernize’ and open up to the West. Endorsed by the Deng Xiaoping regime as a ‘bridge’ between government and the people, television became at once the official mouthpiece of the Communist Party...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge