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  1. 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 25th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Radicalisation and Media

    Connectivity and Terrorism in the New Media Ecology

    By Andrew Hoskins, Akil Awan, Ben O'Loughlin

    Series: Media, War and Security

    This book examines the circulation and effects of radical discourse by analysing the role of mass media coverage in promoting or hindering radicalisation and acts of political violence. There is a new environment of conflict in the post-9/11 age, in which there appears to be emerging threats to...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Media Studies Reader

    Edited by Laurie Ouellette

    Designed for the critical media studies curriculum, The Media Studies Reader is an entry point into the major theories and debates that have shaped critical media studies from the 1940s to the present. Combining foundational essays with influential new writings, this collection provides a tool box...

    Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Media and the Moral Mind

    Edited by Ron Tamborini

    Series: Electronic Media Research Series

    Questions regarding the relation between media and morality have been a lasting concern. Can media exposure shape or alter moral values? Does morality influence how audience members select, interpret and respond to media content? Attempts to answer such questions are hindered by the complex nature...

    Published April 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Advertising Theory

    Edited by Shelly Rodgers, Esther Thorson

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Advertising Theory provides detailed and current explorations of key theories in the advertising discipline. The volume gives a working knowledge of the primary theoretical approaches of advertising, offering a comprehensive synthesis of the vast literature in the area. Editors Shelly Rodgers and...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Jean Baudrillard

    Fatal Theories

    Edited by David B. Clarke, Marcus Doel, William Merrin, Richard G. Smith

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Jean Baudrillard was one of the most influential, radical, and visionary thinkers of our age. His ideas have had a profound bearing on countless fields, from art and politics to science and technology. Once hailed as the high priest of postmodernity, Baudrillard’s sophisticated theoretical analyses...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Crafting Society

    Ethnicity, Class, and Communication Theory

    By Donald G. Ellis

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The study of communication, language, and discourse is at once simple, elegant, and complex. Each of these areas is informed by "micro" subjective experiences of individuals and the "macro" processes of a culture. Communication itself is thoroughly modern yet it seeks anchorage in the traditions of...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Migration and New Media

    Transnational Families and Polymedia

    By Mirca Madianou, Daniel Miller

    How do parents and children care for each other when they are separated because of migration? The way in which transnational families maintain long-distance relationships has been revolutionised by the emergence of new media such as email, instant messaging, social networking sites, webcam and...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge