Published in association with the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), books in the series make a major contribution to the theory, research, practice and/or policy literature. They are European in scope and represent a diversity of perspectives.
Gender and Sexuality in the European Media Exploring Different Contexts Through Conceptualisations of Age
Media Accountability in the Era of Post-Truth Politics European Challenges and Perspectives
(Mis)Understanding Political Participation Digital Practices, New Forms of Participation and the Renewal of Democracy
Mapping Foreign Correspondence in Europe
By Cosimo Marco Scarcelli, Despina Chronaki, Sara De Vuyst, Sergio Villanueva Baselga
May 26, 2021
This edited collection brings together original empirical and theoretical insights into the complex set of relations which exist between age, gender, sexualities and the media in Europe. This book investigates how engagements with media reflect people’s constructions and understandings of gender in...
By Mats Bergman, Kęstas Kirtiklis, Johan Siebers
October 25, 2019
Models of Communication offers a timely reassessment of the significance of modelling in media and communication studies. From a rich variety of different perspectives, the collected essays explore the past, present, and future uses of communication models, in ordinary discourses concerning ...
By Tobias Eberwein, Susanne Fengler, Matthias Karmasin
July 15, 2019
Bringing together both leading international scholars and emerging academic talent, Media Accountability in the Era of Post-Truth Politics maps the current state of media accountability in Europe and provides fresh perspectives for future developments in media and communication fields. As the ...
By Tiziano Bonini, Belén Monclús
February 05, 2018
This book maps, describes and further explores all contemporary forms of interaction between radio and its public, with a specific focus on those forms of content co-creation that link producers and listeners. Each essay will analyze one or more case studies, piecing together a map of emerging ...
By Jeffrey Wimmer, Cornelia Wallner, Rainer Winter, Karoline Oelsner
December 20, 2017
The practices of participation and engagement are characterised by complexities and contradictions. All celebratory examples of uses of social media, e.g. in the Arab spring, the Occupy movement or in recent LGBTQ protests, are deeply rooted in human practices. Because of this connection, every ...
By Rikke Andreassen, Michael Nebeling Petersen, Katherine Harrison, Tobias Raun
October 30, 2017
Social media, characterized by user-generated content, interactivity, participation and community formation, have gained much research attention in recent years. At the same time, intimacy, affectivity and emotions are increasingly growing as fields of study. While these two areas are often ...
By Hartmut Koenitz, Gabriele Ferri, Mads Haahr, Diğdem Sezen, Tonguç İbrahim Sezen
October 12, 2017
The book is concerned with narrative in digital media that changes according to user input—Interactive Digital Narrative (IDN). It provides a broad overview of current issues and future directions in this multi-disciplinary field that includes humanities-based and computational perspectives. It ...
By Josef Trappel, Jeanette Steemers, Barbara Thomass
June 16, 2017
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, ...
By Georgios Terzis
June 16, 2017
The book studies the current trends of foreign correspondence in Europe. The EU’s expansion has had abundant effects on news coverage and some of the European capitals have become home to the biggest international press corps in world. So, who are these "professional strangers" stationed in Europe ...
By Frauke Zeller, Cristina Ponte, Brian O'Neill
June 16, 2017
The revitalisation of audience studies is not only about new approaches and methods; it entails a crossing of disciplines and a bridging of long-established boundaries in the field. The aim of this volume is to capture the boundary-crossing processes that have begun to emerge across the discipline ...
By Divina Frau-Meigs, Irma Velez, Julieta Flores Michel
May 05, 2017
Public Policies in Media and Information Literacy in Europe explores the current tensions in European countries as they attempt to tackle the transition to the digital age, providing a comparative and cross-cultural analysis of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) across Europe. This book takes a ...
By Karen Ross, Claudia Padovani
August 29, 2016
This edited collection draws on and expands the findings from a pan-European research project undertaken during 2012-13 which was funded by the European Institute for Gender Equality and aimed to explore three key issues in relation to gender and media: women’s inclusion in decision-making ...