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  1. 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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 7th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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