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2016 Media & Culture Titles for Review

The below titles are all titles within the Routledge Media & Cultural Studies lists, that have or will publish between June and October 2016.

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2016 Media & Culture Titles Available for Review

2016 Media & Culture Titles Available for Review

2016 Media & Culture Titles Available for Review

  • Theories of Journalism in a Digital Age

    Edited by Steen Steensen, Laura Ahva

    Given the interdisciplinary nature of digital journalism studies and the increasingly blurred boundaries of journalism, there is a need within the field of journalism studies to widen the scope of theoretical perspectives and approaches. Theories of Journalism in a Digital Age discusses new avenues…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • Media Ethics

    Cases and Moral Reasoning, 10th Edition

    By Clifford G. Christians, Mark Fackler, Kathy Brittain Richardson, Peggy Kreshel, Robert H. Woods

    Media Ethics: Cases and Moral Reasoning challenges readers to think analytically about ethical situations in mass communication through original case studies and commentaries about real-life media experiences. This text provides a comprehensive introduction to the theoretical principles of ethical…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Journalism in an Era of Big Data

    Cases, concepts, and critiques

    Edited by Seth C. Lewis

    Big data is marked by staggering growth in the collection and analysis of digital trace information regarding human and natural activity, bound up in and enabled by the rise of persistent connectivity, networked communication, smart machines, and the internet of things. In addition to their impact…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • Becoming a Public Relations Writer

    Strategic Writing for Emerging and Established Media, 5th Edition

    By Ronald D. Smith

    Becoming a Public Relations Writer is a comprehensive guide to the writing process for public relations practice. Using straightforward, no-nonsense language, realistic examples, easy-to-follow steps, and practical exercises, this text introduces the various formats and styles of writing you will…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge

  • Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street

    How to Practice Global Public Relations and Strategic Communication

    By Kara Alaimo

    Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street offers a modern guide for how to practice public relations and strategic communication around the globe. Drawing upon interviews with public relations professionals in over 30 countries as well as the author’s own experience as a global public relations…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge

  • Crisis Communications

    A Casebook Approach, 5th Edition

    By Kathleen Fearn-Banks

    Crisis Communications: A Casebook Approach presents case studies of organizational, corporate, and individual crises, and analyzes the communication responses to these situations. Demonstrating how professionals prepare for and respond to crises, as well as how they develop communications plans,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals

    15th Edition

    Edited by August E. Grant, Jennifer H. Meadows

    Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals has set the standard as the single best resource for students and professionals looking to brush up on how communication technologies have developed, grown, and converged, as well as what’s in store for the future. The 15th edition is completely…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01
    Routledge

  • The Places and Spaces of News Audiences

    Edited by Chris Peters

    Historically, or so we would like to believe, the story of everyday life for many people included regular, definitive moments of news consumption. Journalism, in fact, was distributed around these routines: papers were delivered before breakfast, the evening news on TV buttressed the transition…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • Multimedia Foundations

    Core Concepts for Digital Design, 2nd Edition

    By Vic Costello

    Understand the core concepts and skills of multimedia production and digital storytelling using text, graphics, photographs, sound, motion, and video. Then, put it all together using the skills that you have developed for effective project planning, collaboration, design, and production. Presented…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25
    Focal Press

  • Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora

    Travelling Blackness

    By Manoucheka Celeste

    With the exception of slave narratives, there are few stories of black international migration in U.S. news and popular culture. This book is interested in stratified immigrant experiences, diverse black experiences, and the intersection of black and immigrant identities. Citizenship as it is…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Journalism’s Lost Generation

    The Un-doing of U.S. Newspaper Newsrooms

    By Scott Reinardy

    Journalism’s Lost Generation discusses how the changes in the industry not only indicate a newspaper crisis, but also a crisis of local communities, a loss of professional skills, and a void in institutional and community knowledge emanating from newsrooms. Reinardy’s thorough and opinionated take…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Ephemeral Digital Media

    Permanence and Obsolescence in Paratexts

    Edited by Sara Pesce, Paolo Noto

    In the age of "complex Tv", of social networking and massive consumption of transmedia narratives, a myriad short-lived phenomena surround films and TV programs raising questions about the endurance of a fictional world and other mediatized discourse over a long arc of time. The life of media…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Race and Contention in Twenty-First Century U.S. Media

    Edited by Jason A. Smith, Bhoomi K. Thakore

    This volume explores and clarifies the complex intersection of race and media in the contemporary United States. Due to the changing dynamics of how racial politics are played out in the contemporary US (as seen with debates of the "post-racial" society), as well as the changing dynamics of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

2016 Media & Culture Titles Available for Review

  • Popular Communication, Piracy and Social Change

    Edited by Jonas Andersson Schwarz, Patrick Burkart

    Digital piracy cultures and peer-to-peer technologies combined to spark transformations in audio-visual distribution between the late 1990s and the mid-2000s. Digital piracy also inspired the creation of a global anti-piracy law and policy regime, and counter-movements such as the Swedish and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Transnational Broadcasting

    The BBC's foreign-language services during the Second World War

    Edited by Nelson Ribeiro, Stephanie Seul

    Presenting a collection of original chapters, this book reassesses the history of the BBC foreign-language services prior to, and during, the Second World War. The communication between the British government and foreign publics by way of mass media constituted a fundamental, if often ignored,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Scene Thinking

    Cultural Studies from the Scenes Perspective

    Edited by Benjamin Woo, Stuart Poyntz, Jamie Rennie

    How is cultural activity shaped by the places where it unfolds? One answer has been found in the ‘scenes perspective’, a development within popular music studies that explains change and transformation within musical practices in terms of the social and institutional histories of scenes. Scene…

    Hardback – 2016-09-02
    Routledge

  • Nonverbal Messages Tell More

    A Practical Guide to Nonverbal Communication

    By Teri Kwal Gamble, Michael Gamble

    Nonverbal Messages Tell More: A Practical Guide to Nonverbal Communication offers an active and dynamic approach to the study of nonverbal communication. The study of nonverbal cues and messages is a difficult undertaking, but Teri and Michael Gamble have put together a volume that approaches the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-24
    Routledge

  • The Media Economy

    2nd Edition

    By Alan B. Albarran

    The Media Economy analyzes the media industries and its activities from macro to micro levels, using concepts and theories to demonstrate the role the media plays in the economy as a whole. Representing a rapidly changing and evolving environment, this text breaks new ground through its analysis…

    Paperback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge
    Media Management and Economics Series

  • Microhistories of Communication Studies

    Mapping the Future of Communication through Local Narratives

    Edited by Pat J. Gehrke

    The story of an academic discipline is usually conveyed in grand movements and long spans, but it can also be told through the lives of individual scholars, through the development of specialties, through the creation and change of departments, and through the formation and transformation of…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16
    Routledge

  • From Numbers to Words

    Reporting Statistical Results for the Social Sciences

    By Susan Morgan, Tom Reichert, Tyler R. Harrison

    This invaluable resource guides readers through the process of creating scholarly, publishable prose from the results of quantitative experiments and investigations. It delves into the issues commonly encountered when reporting the results of statistical experiments and investigations, and provides…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge

  • Redefining Journalism in the Era of the Mass Press, 1880-1920

    Edited by John Steel, Marcel Broersma

    At the turn of the 20th century, the significant social, political, and technological changes that were occurring in society also heralded new roles and functions for journalism as a profession and as an aspect of a burgeoning mass mediated society. Redefining Journalism in the Era of the Mass…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge

  • Women, Culture, and the January 2011 Egyptian Revolution

    Edited by Dalia Mostafa

    This book comes at a time when the Egyptian nation is facing deep divisions about the notion and definition of ‘revolution’. The articles here aim to look at the 2011 Egyptian Revolution and the central role of women within it from a critical perspective. Our objective is not to glorify the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge

  • Social Media Campaigns

    Strategies for Public Relations and Marketing

    By Carolyn Mae Kim

    Social media has ushered in a new era of communication between organizations and key stakeholders. This text guides readers through a four-step process of developing a robust social media campaign. Covering the latest industry standards and best practices to engage digital audiences through social…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge

  • The Music Industry Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Rutter

    The Music Industry Handbook, Second edition is an expert resource and guide for all those seeking an authoritative and user-friendly overview of the music industry today. The new edition includes coverage of the latest developments in music streaming, including new business models created by the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge
    Media Practice

  • Photography in and out of Africa

    Iterations with Difference

    Edited by Kylie Thomas, Louise Green

    This book offers a range of perspectives on photography in Africa, bringing research on South African photography into conversation with work from several other places on the continent, including Angola, the DRC, Kenya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. The collection engages with the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • Show Me the Money

    Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication, 3rd Edition

    By Chris Roush

    Show Me the Money is the definitive business journalism textbook that offers hands-on advice and insights into the job of a business journalist. Chris Roush draws on his experience as both a business journalist and educator to explain how to cover businesses, industry and the economy, as well as…

    Paperback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Celebrity Audiences

    Edited by Su Holmes, Sarah Ralph, Martin Barker

    The study of audience relations with star / celebrity culture has often been marginalised in Star/Celebrity Studies. This book brings together new research which explores a range of audience encounters with celebrities, moving across social media, royal weddings, national identity to questions of…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07
    Routledge

  • Other People's Country

    Law, Water and Entitlement in Settler Colonial Sites

    Edited by Timothy Neale, Stephen Turner

    Other People’s Country thinks through the entangled objects of law – legislation, policies, institutions, treaties and so on – that ‘govern’ waters and that make bodies of water ‘lawful’ within settler colonial sites today. Informed by the theoretical interventions of cosmopolitics and political…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • The Public Relations Handbook

    5th Edition

    By Alison Theaker

    The Public Relations Handbook, Fifth Edition provides an engaging overview and in-depth exploration of a dynamic and ever evolving industry. The diverse chapters are united by a set of student friendly features throughout, including clear chapter aims, analytical discussion questions, and key…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge
    Media Practice

  • Transnational Television Remakes

    Edited by Claire Perkins, Constantine Verevis

    Providing a cross-cultural investigation of the current phenomenon of transnational television remakes, and assembling an international team of scholars, this book draws upon ideas from transnational media and cultural studies to offer an understanding of global cultural borrowings and format…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge

  • Cultural Diplomacy: Beyond the National Interest?

    Edited by Ien Ang, Yudhishthir Raj Isar, Phillip Mar

    Cultural Diplomacy: Beyond the National Interest? is the first book bringing together, from the perspective of the cultural disciplines, scholarship that locates contemporary cultural diplomacy practices within their social, political, and ideological contexts, while examining the different forces…

    Hardback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge

2016 Media & Culture Titles Available for Review

  • Reporting Cultures on 60 Minutes

    Missing the Finnish Line in an American Newscast

    By Donal Carbaugh, Michael Berry

    This work delves into the act of reporting on different cultures as a means of exploring our own. The way culture is presented to the media highlights various international and intercultural dynamics, as well as the complexity involved in reporting from a cultural standpoint. Reporting Cultures in…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge

  • Standing Up, Speaking Out

    Stand-Up Comedy and the Rhetoric of Social Change

    Edited by Matthew R. Meier, Casey R. Schmitt

    In recent decades, some of the most celebrated and culturally influential American oratorical performances have come not from political leaders or religious visionaries, but from stand-up comics. Even though comedy and satire have been addressed by rhetorical scholarship in recent decades, little…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Journalism Again

    Societal role and public relevance in a digital age

    Edited by Chris Peters, Marcel Broersma

    It’s easy to make a rhetorical case for the value of journalism. Because, it is a necessary precondition for democracy; it speaks to the people and for the people; it informs citizens and enables them to make rational decisions; it functions as their watchdog on government and other powers that be.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Star Trek

    The Human Frontier, 2nd Edition

    By Duncan Barrett, Michèle Barrett

    In a world shrunk by modern transport and communication, Star Trek has maintained the values of western maritime exploration through the discovery of ‘strange new worlds’ in space. Throughout its fifty-year history, the ‘starry sea’ has provided a familiar backdrop to an ongoing interrogation of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Student Workbook to Accompany Crisis Communications

    A Casebook Approach, 5th Edition

    By Kathleen Fearn-Banks

    No company, organization, or individual whose livelihood depends on public reaction can afford to function without a crisis communications plan. This student workbook reviews the critical terminologies, processes, and skills needed for understanding and responding to crises. It prepares individuals…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge

  • Media Generations

    Experience, identity and mediatised social change

    By Goran Bolin

    While the analysis of generations has been central in the sociological understanding of social change, the role of the media in this process has only been acknowledged as an important feature during the last couple of decades. Building on quantitative and qualitative comparative research, Media…

    Paperback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge

  • Communicating Interpersonal Conflict in Close Relationships

    Contexts, Challenges, and Opportunities

    Edited by Jennifer A. Samp

    Communicating Interpersonal Conflict in Close Relationships: Contexts, Challenges, and Opportunities provides a state-of-the-art review of research on conflict in close personal relationships. This volume brings together both seasoned and new voices in communication research to address the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge

  • Reporting from the Danger Zone

    Frontline Journalists, Their Jobs, and an Increasingly Perilous Future

    By Maria Armoudian

    Journalism is a dangerous business when one’s "beat" is a war zone. Armoudian reveals the complications facing frontline journalists who cover warzones, hot spots and other hazardous situations. It compares yesterday’s conflict journalism, which was fraught with its own dangers, with today’s…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge

  • Strategic Communication

    New Agendas in Communication

    Edited by Anthony Dudo, LeeAnn Kahlor

    The focus of this book is Strategic Communication. Communication can be defined as strategic if its development and/or dissemination is driven by an expected outcome. These outcomes can be attitudinal, behavioral, persuasive or knowledge-related; they can lead to change or engagement, or they can…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • Real-World Media Ethics

    Inside the Broadcast and Entertainment Industries, 2nd Edition

    By Philippe Perebinossoff

    Is it ethical to pass yourself off as black if you are Caucasian, as Rachel Dolezai, the president of a local chapter of the NAACP, did in 2015? Was it ethical for Donald Sterling, the former owner of the NBA team, to use racially inflammatory language? Is it ethical to exaggerate or fabricate…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Focal Press

  • Africa's Media Image in the 21st Century

    From the "Heart of Darkness" to "Africa Rising"

    Edited by Mel Bunce, Suzanne Franks, Chris Paterson

     Africa’s Media Image in the 21st Century is the first book in over twenty years to examine the international media’s coverage of sub-Saharan Africa. It brings together leading researchers and prominent journalists to explore representation of the continent, and the production of that image,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Communication and Society

  • Social Media Campaigns

    Strategies for Public Relations and Marketing

    By Carolyn Mae Kim

    Social media has ushered in a new era of communication between organizations and key stakeholders. This text guides readers through a four-step process of developing a robust social media campaign. Covering the latest industry standards and best practices to engage digital audiences through social…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge

  • Chinese Cinemas

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Felicia Chan, Andy Willis

    Chinese Cinemas: International Perspectives examines the impact the rapid expansion of Chinese filmmaking in mainland China has had on independent and popular Chinese cinemas both in and outside of China. While the large Chinese markets are coveted by Hollywood, the commercial film industry within…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Citizen Media and Public Spaces

    Edited by Mona Baker, Bolette B. Blaagaard

    Citizen Media and Public Spaces presents a pioneering exploration of citizen media as a highly interdisciplinary domain that raises vital political, social and ethical issues relating to conceptions of citizenship and state boundaries, the construction of publics and social imaginaries, processes…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
    Routledge
    Critical Perspectives on Citizen Media

  • Digital Photography and Everyday Life

    Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices

    Edited by Edgar Gómez Cruz, Asko Lehmuskallio

    Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical studies on material visual practices explores the role that digital photography plays within everyday life. With contributors from ten different countries and backgrounds in a range of academic disciplines - including anthropology, media studies and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Intern Insider

    Getting the Most Out of Your Internship in the Entertainment Field

    By Tammy Trujillo

    Internships have all but became a requirement when starting out in the fields of entertainment and broadcasting. Students need these internships not only to get their foot in the door, but to gain valuable experience that gives them an advantage when going for that first job in the industry. Intern…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
    Focal Press

  • The Making of English Popular Culture

    Edited by John Storey

    The Making of English Popular Culture provides an account of the making of popular culture in the nineteenth century. While a form of what we might describe as popular culture existed before this period, John Storey has assembled a collection that demonstrates how what we now think of as popular…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge
    Directions in Cultural History

  • Family Communication

    Progressing Into the 21st Century. A Special Issue of the journal of Family Communication

    Edited by Thomas J. Socha

    This special issue offers a glimpse at the horizon of family communication studies in the early 21st century by spotlighting the work of some of the 20th century's most prominent scholars. Invited commentaries, written by acclaimed professionals from inside and outside the academy, also bring new…

    Paperback – 2001-01-01
    Routledge

2016 Media & Culture Titles Available for Review

  • Peace Journalism Principles and Practices

    Responsibly Reporting Conflicts, Reconciliation, and Solutions

    By Steven Youngblood

    Long-time peace journalist Steven Youngblood presents the foundations of peace journalism in this exciting new textbook, offering readers the methods, approaches, and concepts required to use journalism as a tool for peace, reconciliation, and development. Guidance is offered on framing stories,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-07
    Routledge

  • Cases in Organizational and Managerial Communication

    Stretching Boundaries

    Edited by Jeremy P. Fyke, Jeralyn L. Faris, Patrice M. Buzzanell

    In the 21st century, shifting workplace demographics, globalization, and the flattening of the world via new communication technologies has ushered in radical changes in our understandings of organizations and their members. Given the interest in engaged scholarship and more flexible and virtual…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Software, Infrastructure, Labor

    A Media Theory of Logistical Nightmares

    By Ned Rossiter

    Infrastructure makes worlds. Software coordinates labor. Logistics governs movement. These pillars of contemporary capitalism correspond with the materiality of digital communication systems on a planetary scale. Ned Rossiter theorizes the force of logistical media to discern how subjectivity and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Comparing Political Journalism

    Edited by Claes de Vreese, Frank Esser, David Nicolas Hopmann

    Comparing Political Journalism is a systematic, in-depth study of the factors that shape and influence political news coverage today. Using techniques drawn from the growing field of comparative political communication, an international group of contributors analyse political news content drawn…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Communication and Society

  • Global Media Giants

    Edited by Benjamin Birkinbine, Rodrigo Gomez, Janet Wasko

    Global Media Giants takes an in-depth look at how media corporate power works globally, regionally, and nationally, investigating the ways in which the largest and most powerful media corporations in the world wield power. Case studies examine not only some of the largest media corporations (News…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge

  • Communication Science Theory and Research

    An Advanced Introduction

    By Marina Krcmar, David R. Ewoldsen, Ascan Koerner

    This volume provides a graduate-level introduction to communication science, including theory and scholarship for masters and PhD students as well as practicing scholars. The work defines communication, reviews its history, and provides a broad look at how communication research is conducted. It…

    Paperback – 2016-05-24
    Routledge

  • Uncertainty, Information Management, and Disclosure Decisions

    Theories and Applications

    Edited by Tamara Afifi, Walid Afifi

    This volume integrates scholarly work on disclosure and uncertainty with the most up-to-date, cutting edge research, theories, and applications. Uncertainty is an ever-present part of human relationships, and the ways in which people reduce and/or manage uncertainty involves regulating their…

    Paperback – 2009-07-27
    Routledge