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  1. The Race and Media Reader

    Edited by Gilbert B. Rodman

    The Race and Media Reader provides a wide-ranging introduction to major issues and debates surrounding the role that the media plays in ongoing struggles around race and racism in the US today. The essays collected here come from a wide variety of disciplinary, theoretical, and methodological...

    Published November 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Global Media Ecologies

    Networked Production in Film and Television

    By Doris Baltruschat

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    In this study, Baltruschat calls attention to dramatic changes in worldwide media production. Her work provides new insights into industry re-organization, digital media, and audience interactivity as pivotal relationships are redrawn along the entire value chain of production, distribution, and...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Social Media, Social Genres

    Making Sense of the Ordinary

    By Stine Lomborg

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Internet-based applications such as blogs, social network sites, online chat forums, text messages, microblogs, and location-based communication services used from computers and smart phones represent central resources for organizing daily life and making sense of ourselves and the social worlds we...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Mediating the Message in the 21st Century

    A Media Sociology Perspective

    By Pamela J. Shoemaker, Stephen D. Reese

    Hailed as one of the "most significant books of the twentieth century" by Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Mediating the Message has long been an essential text for media effects scholars and students of media sociology. This new edition of the classic media sociology textbook now...

    Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Online File Sharing

    Innovations in Media Consumption

    By Jonas Andersson Schwarz

    Series: Comedia

    It is apparent that file sharing on the Internet has become an emerging norm of media consumption—especially among young people. This book provides a critical perspective on this phenomenon, exploring issues related to file sharing, downloading, peer-to-peer networks, "piracy," and (not least)...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Emergence of the Digital Humanities

    By Steven E. Jones

    The past decade has seen a profound shift in our collective understanding of the digital network. What was once understood to be a transcendent virtual reality is now experienced as a ubiquitous grid of data that we move through and interact with every day, raising new questions about the social,...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Researching Virtual Worlds

    Methodologies for Studying Emergent Practices

    Edited by Louise Phillips, Ursula Plesner

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This volume presents a wide range of methodological strategies that are designed to take into account the complex, emergent, and continually shifting character of virtual worlds. It interrogates how virtual worlds emerge as objects of study through the development and application of various...

    Published July 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Public Space of Social Media

    Connected Cultures of the Network Society

    By Therese Tierney

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Social media is restructuring urban practices–through ad-hoc experimentation, commercial software development, and communities of participation. This book is the first to consider how practices contained within social media are situated within a larger genealogy of public space, including theories...

    Published June 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Barthes’ "Mythologies" Today

    Readings of Contemporary Culture

    Edited by Pete Bennett, Julian McDougall

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This is Barthes’ seminal text reimagined in a contemporary context by contemporary academics. Through a revisiting of Mythologies, a key text in cultural and media studies, this volume explores the value these disciplines can add to an understanding of contemporary society and culture. Leading...

    Published June 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Infoglut

    How Too Much Information Is Changing the Way We Think and Know

    By Mark Andrejevic

    Today, more mediated information is available to more people than at any other time in human history. New and revitalized sense-making strategies multiply in response to the challenges of "cutting through the clutter" of competing narratives and taming the avalanche of information. Data miners, "...

    Published June 17th 2013 by Routledge