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  1. International Journalism and Democracy

    Civic Engagement Models from Around the World

    Edited by Angela Romano

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book examines different models from around the world of how journalism can support deliberation — the processes in which societies recognize and discuss the issues that affect them, appraise the potential responses, and make decisions about whether and how to take action. Authors from across...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Media and Social Inequality

    Innovations in Community Structure Research

    Edited by John C. Pollock

    This book is among the first to systematically explore the impact of community inequality on reporting political and social change. Although most journalism scholars are still fascinated by the impact of media on society, Media and Social Inequality explores the reverse perspective: the impact of...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Media Authorship

    Edited by Cynthia Chris, David A. Gerstner

    Series: AFI Film Readers

    Contemporary media authorship is frequently collaborative, participatory, non-site specific, or quite simply goes unrecognized. In this volume, media and film scholars explore the theoretical debates around authorship, intention, and identity within the rapidly transforming and globalized culture...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Gender, Migration and the Media

    Edited by Myria Georgiou

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This volume brings together a number of experts who explore conceptual and policy challenges, as well as empirical realities, associated with gender and migration in highly mediated societies. The need to more systematically address the gendered experience of migration, especially in relation to...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Videogames

    2nd Edition

    By James Newman

    In the few decades since they first blipped their way onto television screens, videogames have become one of the most culturally, socially and economically significant media forms. Newman’s volume considers how we might approach videogames as media texts to be read, experiences to be played and...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Textual Poachers

    Television Fans and Participatory Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Henry Jenkins

    The twentieth anniversary edition of Henry Jenkins’s Textual Poachers brings this now-canonical text to a new generation of students interested in the intersections of fandom, participatory culture, popular consumption and media theory. Supplementing the original, classic text is an interview...

    Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Media and Ritual

    Death, Community and Everyday Life

    By Johanna Sumiala

    Series: Media, Religion and Culture

    This wide-ranging and accessible book offers a stimulating introduction to the field of media anthropology and the study of religious ritual. Johanna Sumiala explores the interweaving of rituals, communication and community. She uses the tools of anthropological enquiry to examine a variety of...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Rethinking Journalism

    Trust and Participation in a Transformed News Landscape

    Edited by Chris Peters, M.J. Broersma

    There is no doubt, journalism faces challenging times. Since the turn of the millennium, the financial health of the news industry is failing, mainstream audiences are on the decline, and professional authority, credibility and autonomy are eroding. The outlook is bleak and it’s understandable that...

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Communication and Law

    Multidisciplinary Approaches to Research

    Edited by Amy Reynolds, Brooke Barnett

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Communication and Law brings together scholars from law and communication to talk both generally and specifically about the theoretical and methodological approaches one can use to study the First Amendment and general communication law issues. The volume is intended to help graduate...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Media Studies

    Texts, Production, Context, 2nd Edition

    By Paul Long, Tim Wall

    Media Studies: Texts, Production, Context, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive introduction to the various approaches in the field. From outlining what media studies is to encouraging active engagement in research and analysis, this book advocates media study as a participatory process and provides a...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge