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New and Published Books

  1. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Alphabet to Internet

    Media in Our Lives, 3rd Edition

    By Irving Fang

    What Greek philosopher thought writing would harm a student’s memory? Was the poet Byron’s daughter the first computer programmer? Who plays more video games, women over 18 or teenage boys? In Alphabet to Internet: Media in Our Lives, Irving Fang looks at each medium of communication through the...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Community Journalism Midst Media Revolution

    Edited by Sue Robinson

    Series: Journalism Studies

    This edited volume documents the changes taking place globally in local community practices. Digital technologies and globalization have forced evolutions in how we go about producing and consuming journalism, and these essays empirically and theoretically advance the scholarly conversations about...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Handbook of Strategic Communication

    Edited by Derina Holtzhausen, Ansgar Zerfass

    The Routledge Handbook of Strategic Communication provides a comprehensive review of research in the strategic communication domain and offers educators and graduate-level students a compilation of approaches to and studies of varying aspects of the field. The volume provides insights into ongoing...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. LEGO Studies

    Examining the Building Blocks of a Transmedial Phenomenon

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf

    Since the "Automatic Binding Bricks" that LEGO produced in 1949, and the LEGO "System of Play" that began with the release of Town Plan No. 1 (1955), LEGO bricks have gone on to become a global phenomenon, and the favorite building toy of children, as well as many an AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO). LEGO...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Discourse of Public Participation Media

    From talk show to Twitter

    By Joanna Thornborrow

    The Discourse of Public Participation Media takes a fresh look at what ‘ordinary’ people are doing on air – what they say, and how and where they get to say it. Using techniques of discourse analysis to explore the construction of participant identities in a range of different public...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Discourses of Global Climate Change

    Apocalyptic framing and political antagonisms

    By Jonas Anshelm, Martin Hultman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    This book examines the arguments made by political actors in the creation of antagonistic discourses on climate change. Using in-depth empirical research from Sweden, a country considered by the international political community to be a frontrunner in tackling climate change, it draws out lessons...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Mind and Media

    The Effects of Television, Video Games, and Computers

    By Patricia M. Greenfield

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    Patricia M. Greenfield was one of the first psychologists to present new research on how various media can be used to promote social growth and thinking skills. In this now classic, she argues that each medium can make a contribution to development, that each has strengths and weaknesses, and that...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Computer-Assisted Reporting

    A Practical Guide, 4th Edition

    By Brant Houston

    This straightforward and effective how-to guide provides the basics for any journalist or student beginning to use data for news stories. It has step-by-step instructions on how to do basic data analysis in journalism while addressing why these digital tools should be an integral part of reporting...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Public Relations of Everything

    The Ancient, Modern and Postmodern Dramatic History of an Idea

    By Robert E. Brown

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    The public relations of "everything" takes the radical position that public relations is a profoundly different creature than a generation of its scholars and teachers have portrayed it. Today, it is clearly no longer limited, if it ever has been, to the management of communication in and between...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge