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2017 & 2018 Media & Cultural Studies Titles for Review

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March 2018

  • Russia's Liberal Media

    Handcuffed but Free

    By Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova

    This book examines the challenges and pressures liberal journalists face in Putin's Russia. It presents the findings of an in-depth qualitative study, which included ethnographic observations of editorial meetings during the conflict in Ukraine. It also provides a theoretical framework for…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • MGM

    By Tino Balio

    This is the first comprehensive history of MGM from its origins in 1905 to the present. Following a straightforward chronology corresponding to specific periods of film industry history, each chapter describes how successive managements adjusted their production strategies and business practices in…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    The Routledge Hollywood Centenary Series

  • Politics Goes to the Movies

    Hollywood, Europe, and Beyond

    By Robert P Kolker

    Politics Goes to the Movies introduces the topic of political representation and ideology by analyzing some of the most important politically themed films across the history of cinema in a refreshing and concise volume. Offering a survey of political cinema from 1915 to present day, topics include:…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Media and Activism

    Edited by Graham Meikle

    The Routledge Companion to Media and Activism is a wide-ranging collection of 42 original and authoritative essays by leading contributors from a variety of academic disciplines. Introducing and exploring central debates about the diverse relationships between both media and protest, and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • The Evolution of the Image

    Political Action and the Digital Self

    Edited by Marco Bohr, Basia Sliwinska

    This volume addresses the evolution of the visual in digital communities, offering a multidisciplinary discussion of the ways in which images are circulated in digital communities, the meanings that are attached to them and the implications they have for notions of identity, memory, gender,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Entertainment Journalism

    Making it your Career

    By Ben Falk

    Entertainment Journalism is a practical guide to one of the most highly visible areas of media practice. Drawing on 20 years’ experience as an entertainment journalist, Ben Falk gives a comprehensive overview of journalistic reporting on the arts industries, with particular focus on film, music, TV…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge

  • The Advertising Handbook

    4th Edition

    By Helen Powell, Jonathan Hardy, Iain Macrury

    The Advertising Handbook provides a critical introduction to advertising and marketing practices today. Contributions from leading international scholars and practitioners offer extended coverage of the contemporary shifts and pressures reshaping the marketing communications (or advertising and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Media Practice

  • Gay Men, Identity and Social Media

    A Culture of Participatory Reluctance

    By Elija Cassidy

    This book explores how the social and technical integration of mainstream social media into gay men’s digital cultures since the mid 2000s has played out in the lives of young gay men, looking at how these convergences have influenced more recent iterations of gay men’s digital culture. Focusing on…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Misunderstanding News Audiences

    Seven Myths of the Social Media Era

    By Eiri Elvestad, Angela Phillips

    Misunderstanding News Audiences interrogates the prevailing myths around the impact of the Internet and social media on news consumption and democracy. The book draws on a broad range of comparative research into audience engagement with news, across different geographic regions, to provide insight…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge
    Communication and Society

  • Arts Leadership in Contemporary Contexts

    By Josephine Caust

    This book explores and critiques different aspects of arts leadership within contemporary contexts. While this is an exploration of ways arts leadership is understood, interpreted and practiced, it is also an acknowledgement of a changing cultural and economic paradigm. Understanding the broader…

    Hardback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies