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  1. Frontiers in New Media Research

    Edited by Francis L.F. Lee, Louis Leung, Jack Linchuan Qiu, Donna S.C. Chu

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    This volume puts together the works of a group of distinguished scholars and active researchers in the field of media and communication studies to reflect upon the past, present, and future of new media research. The chapters examine the implications of new media technologies on everyday life,...

    Published August 24th 2012 by Routledge

  2. News Parody and Political Satire Across the Globe

    Edited by Geoffrey Baym, Jeffrey P. Jones

    In recent years, the US fake news program The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has become a surprisingly important source of information, conversation, and commentary about public affairs. Perhaps more surprisingly, so-called 'fake news' is now a truly global phenomenon, with various forms of news...

    Published August 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Television and the Legal System

    By Barbara Villez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law, Society and Popular Culture

    This book examines the American television legal series from its development as a genre in the 1940s to the present day. Villez demonstrates how the genre has been a rich source of legal information and understanding for Americans. These series have both informed and put myths in place about the...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Google and the Culture of Search

    By Ken Hillis, Michael Petit, Kylie Jarrett

    What did you do before Google? The rise of Google as the dominant Internet search provider reflects a generationally-inflected notion that everything that matters is now on the Web, and should, in the moral sense of the verb, be accessible through search. In this theoretically nuanced study of...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Participatory Cultures Handbook

    Edited by Aaron Delwiche, Jennifer Jacobs Henderson

    How did we get from Hollywood to YouTube? What makes Wikipedia so different from a traditional encyclopedia? Has blogging dismantled journalism as we know it? Our media landscape has undergone a seismic shift as digital technology has fostered the rise of "participatory culture," in...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Planet Sport

    By Kath Woodward

    Series: Shortcuts

    Sport generates some of the most intense feelings and levels of commitment. It is big business globally, but also the source of the most powerful personal identifications and individual and collective pleasures. Sporting events are routine and embodied, whether in the gym, on the field or at the...

    Published June 25th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Celebrity Society

    By Robert van Krieken

    On television, in magazines and books, on the internet and in films, celebrities of all sorts seem to monopolize our attention. Celebrity Society brings new dimensions to our understanding of celebrity, capturing the way in which the figure of ‘the celebrity’ is bound up with the emergence of...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Prostitution Scandals in China

    Policing, Media and Society

    By Elaine Jeffreys

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Prostitution Scandals in China presents an examination of media coverage of prostitution-related scandals in contemporary China. It demonstrates that the subject of prostitution is not only widely debated, but also that these public discussions have ramifications for some of the key social, legal...

    Published May 24th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Policing Images

    By Rob Mawby

    In recent years the police have become one of the most watched and most visible organisations, and across the media there has been constant interest in the police. In such a situation the police themselves have been intensely concerned with promoting, projecting and protecting the police image....

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge