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Forthcoming Media Industries Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. A Social History of Contemporary Democratic Media

    By Jesse Drew

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    The last few decades have helped dispel the myth that media should remain driven by high-end professionals and market share. This book puts forward the concept of "communications from below" in contrast to the "globalization from above" that characterizes many new developments in international...

    To Be Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Audience Feedback in the News Media

    By Bill Reader

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    As long as there has been news media, there has been audience feedback. This book provides the first definitive history of the evolution of audience feedback, from the early newsbooks of the 16th century to the rough-and-tumble online forums of the modern age. In addition to tracing the historical...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sexual Identities and the Media

    An Introduction

    By Wendy Hilton-Morrow, Kathleen Battles

    Sexual Identities and the Media encourages students to examine media as a site of negotiation for how people make sense of their own and others’ sexual identities. Taking a critical/cultural approach, Wendy Hilton-Morrow and Kathleen Battles weave together theory, synthesis of existing research,...

    To Be Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Digital Platforms, Imperialism and Political Culture

    By Dal Yong Jin

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    In the networked twenty-first century, digital platforms have significantly influenced capital accumulation and digital culture. Platforms, such as social network sites (e.g. Facebook), search engines (e.g. Google), and smartphones (e.g. iPhone), are increasingly crucial because they function as...

    To Be Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Promotional Screen Industries

    By Paul Grainge, Catherine Johnson

    From the trailers and promos that surround film and television to the ads and brand videos that are sought out and shared, promotional media have become a central part of contemporary screen life. Promotional Screen Industries is the first book to explore the sector responsible for this thriving...

    To Be Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley

    The study of Chinese media is a field that is growing and evolving at an exponential rate. Not only are the Chinese media a fascinating subject for analysis in their own right, but they also offer scholars and students a window to observe multi-directional flows of information, culture and...

    To Be Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Cultural Politics of Colorblind TV Casting

    By Kristen J. Warner

    Series: Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

    This book fills a significant gap in the critical conversation on race in media by extending interrogations of racial colorblindness in American television to the industrial practices that shape what we see on screen. Specifically, it frames the practice of colorblind casting as a potent lens for...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. European Media in Crisis

    Values, Risks and Policies

    Edited by Josef Trappel, Jeanette Steemers, Barbara Thomass

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

    When the financial markets collapsed in 2008, the media industry was affected by a major slump in advertising revenues, and a formerly highly successful business model fell into a state of decay. This economic crisis has threatened core social values of contemporary democracies, such as freedom,...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries

    Edited by Kate Oakley, Justin O'Connor

    The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries is collection of contemporary scholarship on the cultural industries and seeks to re-assert the importance of cultural production and consumption against the purely economic imperatives of the ‘creative industries’. Across 43 chapters drawn from...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Spanish-Language Television in the United States

    50 Years of Development

    By Kenton T. Wilkinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Spanish-language media play key social, political and economic roles in U.S. society, and television in particular connects many Hispanics to their cultures of origin, each other, and broader U.S. society. Since its introduction to the United States in the early 1960s, Spanish-language television...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge