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Forthcoming Communication Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Television Talk Shows

    Discourse, Performance, Spectacle

    Edited by Andrew Tolson

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The "talk show" has become a ubiquitous feature of American and European television. The various examples have been frequently discussed by academic commentators, as well as journalists in an attempt to place them in a cultural setting. Ultimately, the conclusion is reached by both academics and...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Media Independence

    Working with Freedom or Working for Free?

    Edited by James Bennett, Niki Strange

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Media independence is central to the organization, make-up, working practices and output of media systems across the globe. Often stemming from western notions of individual and political freedoms, independence has informed the development of media across a range of platforms: from the freedom of...

    To Be Published December 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Brands

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jonathan E. Schroeder

    Series: Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

    Branding has emerged as a cornerstone of marketing practice and corporate strategy, as well as a central cultural practice. In this book, Jonathan Schroeder brings together a curated selection of the most influential and thought-provoking papers on brands and branding from Consumption Markets and...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Advertising

    Critical Approaches

    By Chris Wharton

    Advertising: Critical Approaches explores a broad range of critical theories and perspectives to shed new light on the organisation, workings and effects of the advertising industry today. Chris Wharton presents the social, cultural and economic role of advertising across history, with chapters...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Broadcast Television Effects in A Remote Community

    Edited by Tony Charlton, Barrie Gunter, Andrew Hannan

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This book reports findings from a major, multidisciplinary study of the impact of broadcast television on the remote island community of St. Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean. Broadcast television was introduced to the island for the first time in March 1995. This introduction represented a major...

    To Be Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Audience Feedback in the News Media

    By Bill Reader

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    As long as there has been news media, there has been audience feedback. This book provides the first definitive history of the evolution of audience feedback, from the early newsbooks of the 16th century to the rough-and-tumble online forums of the modern age. In addition to tracing the historical...

    To Be Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Boundaries of Journalism

    Professionalism, Practices and Participation

    Edited by Matt Carlson, Seth C. Lewis

    Series: Shaping Inquiry in Culture, Communication and Media Studies

    The concept of boundaries has become a central theme in the study of journalism. In recent years, the decline of legacy news organizations and the rise of new interactive media tools have thrust such questions as "what is journalism" and "who is a journalist" into the limelight. Struggles over...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Community-based Media Pedagogies

    Listening in the Commons

    By Bronwen Low, Paula M. Salvio, Chloe Brushwood Rose

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Participatory media serves as a tool for individual and community education and development, allowing students to express their ideas and opinions without always hearing those of others. Vital to the storytelling in these community spaces is listening—the listening of project facilitators to...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Mapping BRICS Media

    Edited by Kaarle Nordenstreng, Daya Thussu

    Series: Internationalizing Media Studies

    Mapping BRICS Media is the first comprehensive and comparative study of the emerging media landscape in the world’s most dynamic and fastest growing markets. This pioneering collection focuses on one of the key topics in contemporary international relations - the emergence of BRICS (Brazil, Russia,...

    To Be Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Inside Family Viewing (Routledge Revivals)

    Ethnographic Research on Television's Audiences

    By James Lull

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this title presents a rich account of how television intersects with family life in American and other world cultures. From an analysis of the political and cultural significance of China’s most important television series to detailed descriptions of how families in the...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge