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Major Works: Forthcoming Journalism & Professional Media

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Reissuing works originally published between 1963 and 2003, this set offers a wide-ranging selection of topics related to journalism and newspapers, from the operations of Fleet Street to cataloguing US newspapers. Topical volumes consider the press and racism, major disaster coverage and ethics...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Associated Press Coverage of a Major Disaster

    The Crash of Delta Flight 1141

    By Thomas Fensch

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1989. This diary of a news event looks at how the reporting happened as spread by the news wire system of the Associated Press service in America. Analysing the flow of information in this detailed way, this book presents how a major disaster, a fast-moving story with...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Racism and the Press

    By Teun A. van Dijk

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1991. This book presents the results of an interdisciplinary study of the press coverage of ethnic affairs. Examples are drawn mainly from British and Dutch newspapers, but data from other countries are also reviewed. Besides providing the reader with a thorough content...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. News and the Net

    By Barrie Gunter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 2003. This book examines the growth of news provision on the internet and its implications for news presentation, journalism practice, news consumers, and the business of running news organizations. Much of the focus is placed on the migration of newspapers onto the internet...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Lords of Fleet Street

    The Harmsworth Dynasty

    By Richard Bourne

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1990. The Harmsworth family, starting with Lord Northcliffe (1865-1922) is the greatest and most influential press dynasty Britain has known. The dynasty has had by far the greatest impact on the shape of the press today of all the great press families. The Harmsworths were...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Central Ideas in the Development of American Journalism

    A Narrative History

    By Marvin N. Olasky

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1991. This fascinating book of journalism history outlines the author’s concepts of the three ‘central ideas’ in journalism which have evolved through time. The first is the Official Story, that which state authorities wanted people to know; the second, the Corruption Story,...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Videotex Journalism

    Teletext Viewdata and the News

    By David H. Weaver

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1983. Videotex technology (the capacity to deliver computer-stored textual information and graphics electronically to the home television screen) was becoming widespread in the 1980s. This book looks at how this affected journalists and other news media and how the flow of...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Garvin of the Observer

    By David Ayerst

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1985. One of the most distinguished editors in the history of British journalism, J. L. Garvin created the Sunday newspaper as we now know it. His career at the Observer spanned the golden age of the British press when newspapers had a powerful influence on political affairs...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Photojournalism

    An Ethical Approach

    By Paul Martin Lester

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1991. "A photojournalist is a mixture of a cool, detached professional and a sensitive, involved citizen. The taking of pictures is much more than F-stops and shutter speeds. The printing of pictures is much more than chemical temperatures and contrast grades. The publishing...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Journalists

    By William H. Taft

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Originally published in 1986. This book is a unique compilation of biographical sketches which covers editors, publishers, photographers, bureau chiefs, columnists, commentators, cartoonists, and artists. Alphabetical entries provide overviews of the lives and personalities of a good cross-section...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge