Focal Press: Media Communication

  • Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency book cover

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the centre of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second and third wave feminist…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Theorizing Digital Rhetoric book cover

    Theorizing Digital Rhetoric

    Edited by Aaron Hess, Amber Davisson

    Theorizing Digital Rhetoric takes up the intersection of rhetorical theory and digital technology to explore the ways in which rhetoric is challenged by new technologies and how rhetorical theory can illuminate discursive expression in digital contexts. The volume combines complex rhetorical theory…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Why I'm a Journalist: Personal Stories from Those Who Cover the News book cover

    Why I'm a Journalist

    Personal Stories from Those Who Cover the News

    Edited by Aaron Chimbel

    Why be a journalist? It can be a difficult job with long hours, hard work, and an uncertain future. Journalists face relentless criticism and an industry in transition. Aaron Chimbel has put together a collection of essays from working journalists who answer the question – why be a journalist? –…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • The Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence book cover

    The Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence

    11th Edition

    By Brian S. Brooks, James, L. Pinson

    The Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence remains the most comprehensive and widely used text on editing in journalism. This latest edition continues to shift the focus toward online multimedia as more and more people get their news that way. Amidst these changes, the authors continue to stress…

    Paperback – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Political Communication book cover

    An Introduction to Political Communication

    6th Edition

    By Brian McNair

    The sixth edition of An Introduction to Political Communication examines the nature of political public relations, political advertising and the role of the media in modern democracies. Brain McNair reflects on the role of political communication in current political shifts across the globe, from…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Communication and Society

  • Television Field Production and Reporting: A Guide to Visual Storytelling book cover

    Television Field Production and Reporting

    A Guide to Visual Storytelling, 7th Edition

    By Fred Shook, John Larson, John DeTarsio

    Television Field Production and Reporting provides a comprehensive introduction to the art of video storytelling. Endorsed by the National Press Photographers Association, this book focuses on the many techniques and tools available in today’s digital landscape, including how drones and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing book cover

    Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing

    7th Edition

    By Frank Barnas

    Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, 7th Edition is the leading book covering all aspects of writing and reporting the news. It identifies the key concepts and terms readers need to know in the news gathering and dissemination process, and provides practical, real-world advice for…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03 
    Focal Press

  • Turn Up the Volume: A Down and Dirty Guide to Podcasting book cover

    Turn Up the Volume

    A Down and Dirty Guide to Podcasting

    By Michael O'Connell

    Turn Up the Volume equips journalism students, professionals, and others interested in producing audio content with the know-how necessary to launch a podcast for the first time. It addresses the unique challenges beginner podcasters face in producing professional level audio for online…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge

  • Writing and Editing for Digital Media book cover

    Writing and Editing for Digital Media

    3rd Edition

    By Brian Carroll

    Writing and Editing for Digital Media teaches students how to write effectively for digital spaces—whether writing for an app, crafting a story for a website, blogging, or using social media to expand the conversation. The lessons and exercises in each chapter help students build a solid…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • The Corporate Media Toolkit: Advanced Techniques for Producers, Writers and Directors book cover

    The Corporate Media Toolkit

    Advanced Techniques for Producers, Writers and Directors

    By Ray DiZazzo

    The Corporate Media Toolkit offers corporate writers, producers and directors an accessibly written, hands-on guide to practical techniques important in producing high-quality, nuanced work in a corporate environment. Exploring each phase of media development—project inception, client interactions,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Focal Press

  • Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication book cover

    Comic Performativities

    Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication

    By Dustin Goltz

    Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication studies patterns of criticism and public debate in the relationship between humour, identity, and offense. In an increasingly reductive and politically charged debate, right-wing pundits argue leftist politics…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Writing for Television book cover

    Writing for Television

    By Sir Basil Bartlett

    This book, first published in 1955, was written at the request of the BBC in an attempt to help the professional writer to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the television medium. This title will be of interest to students of history, literature and media studies, and will also appeal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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