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  1. Defending the First

    Commentary on First Amendment Issues and Cases

    Edited by Joseph Russomanno

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Defending the First provides a collection of new perspectives on the First Amendment in legal and communication contexts. Editor Joseph Russomanno brings together a roster of major figures who have participated in the shaping of First Amendment law over the past 30 years. Readers are taken into a...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Public Relations in Britain

    A History of Professional Practice in the Twentieth Century

    By Jacquie L'Etang

    In this book the author asks a big question: how did public relations develop in Britain and why? The question is answered through a broad ranging narrative which links the evolution of British public relations in the early twentieth century to key political, economic, social, and technological...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Managing Uncertainty in Organizational Communication

    By Michael W. Kramer

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In this book, Michael W. Kramer applies uncertainty reduction theory (URT)--a key theory in current communication scholarship--to the context of organizational communication. Examining URT and the range of research applicable to organizational settings, Kramer proposes a groundbreaking theory of...

    Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Global Entertainment Media

    Between Cultural Imperialism and Cultural Globalization

    By Tanner Mirrlees

    A critical cultural materialist introduction to the study of global entertainment media. In Global Entertainment Media, Tanner Mirrlees undertakes an analysis of the ownership, production, distribution, marketing, exhibition and consumption of global films and television shows, with an eye to...

    Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Performing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    Edited by Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume pursues a new line of research in cultural memory studies by understanding memory as a performative act in art and popular culture. The authors take their cue from the observation that art and popular culture enact memory and generate processes of memory. They do memory, and in this...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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