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Forthcoming International Media Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Modernization, Nation-Building, and Television History

    Edited by Stewart Anderson, Melissa Chakars

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This innovative collection investigates the ways in which television programs around the world have highlighted modernization and encouraged nation-building. It is an attempt to catalogue and better understand the contours of this phenomenon, which took place as television developed and expanded in...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. China Online

    Locating Society in Online Spaces

    Edited by Peter Marolt, David Kurt Herold

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    The Chinese internet is driving change across all facets of social life, and scholars have grown mindful that online and offline spaces have become interdependent and inseparable dimensions of social, political, economic, and cultural activity. This book showcases the richness and diversity of...

    To Be Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 analyzed and...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. A Social History of Contemporary Democratic Media

    By Jesse Drew

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    The last few decades have helped dispel the myth that media should remain driven by high-end professionals and market share. This book puts forward the concept of "communications from below" in contrast to the "globalization from above" that characterizes many new developments in international...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Culture and Economy in the Age of Social Media

    By Christian Fuchs

    Understanding social media requires us to engage with the individual and collective meanings that diverse stakeholders and participants give to platforms. It also requires us to analyse how social media companies try to make profits, how and which labour creates this profit, who creates social...

    To Be Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. International Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga

    The Influence of Girl Culture

    Edited by Masami Toku

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This collaborative book explores the artistic and aesthetic development of shojo, or girl, manga and discusses the significance of both shojo manga and the concept of shojo, or girl culture. It features contributions from manga critics, educators, and researchers from both manga’s home country of...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Journalists, Anonymous Sources and the Law

    A Comparative, Theoretical and Critical Analysis

    By Damian Carney

    Series: Routledge Research in Media Law

    This book considers whether news gatherers should be required to disclose the identity of anonymous sources used in their stories by courts or other bodies. The vast majority of media self-regulatory codes impose an obligation not to disclose the identity of such sources, but many legal systems...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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