Focal Press: Media Communication

  • Living Media Ethics: Across Platforms book cover

    Living Media Ethics

    Across Platforms, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Bugeja

    Winner of the Clifford G. Christians Award for Research in Media Ethics, Michael Bugeja’s Living Media Ethics posits that moral convergence is essential to address the complex issues of our high-tech media environment. As such the book departs from and yet complements traditional pedagogy in media…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge

  • Participatory Media in Environmental Communication: Engaging Communities in the Periphery book cover

    Participatory Media in Environmental Communication

    Engaging Communities in the Periphery

    By Usha Sundar Harris

    Participatory Media in Environmental Communication brings together stories of communities in the Pacific islands – a region that is severely affected by the impacts of climate change. Despite living on the margins of the digital revolution, these island communities have used media and communication…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Navigating Social Journalism: Friends, Enemies, Followers and Likes book cover

    Navigating Social Journalism

    Friends, Enemies, Followers and Likes

    By Martin Hirst

    The book examines questions of social media in the context of journalism and reporting. It is aimed at journalism students and graduates who are looking to work in news or related communication fields and need a professional understanding of social media. In four parts, this volume looks at the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Creating a Freelance Career book cover

    Creating a Freelance Career

    By Jill L. Ferguson

    Creating a Freelance Career covers everything anyone needs to know about becoming a freelance writer, graphic designer, copy editor, artist, musician or any other creative occupation. It includes chapters on how to get started with your career and where to look for work, how to write pitch or query…

    Paperback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design

    Edited by Chris Brisbin, Myra Thiessen

    The Routledge Companion to Criticality in Art, Architecture, and Design presents an in-depth exploration of criticism and criticality in theory and practice across the disciplines of art, architecture, and design. Professional criticism is a vital part of understanding the cultural significance of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Visual Media in Indonesia: Video Vanguard book cover

    Visual Media in Indonesia

    Video Vanguard

    By Edwin Jurriëns

    In the age of digital communication and global capitalism, people’s mental, social and natural environments are interconnected in complex and often unpredictable ways. This book focuses on the visual media, one of the key factors in shaping the contemporary ecology of colliding environments.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Big Data in Small Slices: Analysis and Visualization for Journalists and Communications Professionals book cover

    Big Data in Small Slices

    Analysis and Visualization for Journalists and Communications Professionals

    By Dianne M. Finch

    This book covers data vetting and visualization in a vernacular designed for the communications professional – replacing the usual geeky jargon and code lists with context and meaningful data sets. Each chapter serves as a case study on a different professional: an economist, a government budget…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • LatinX Voices: Hispanics in Media in the U.S book cover

    LatinX Voices

    Hispanics in Media in the U.S

    Edited by Katie Coronado, Erica Kight

    LatinX Voices is the first undergraduate textbook that includes an overview of Hispanic/LatinX Media in the U.S. and gives readers an understanding of how media in the United States has transformed around this audience. Based on the authors’ professional and research experience, and teaching…

    Paperback – 2018-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Art, Media Design, and Postproduction: Open Guidelines on Appropriation and Remix book cover

    Art, Media Design, and Postproduction

    Open Guidelines on Appropriation and Remix

    By Eduardo Navas

    Art, Media Design, and Postproduction: Open Guidelines on Appropriation and Remix offers a set of open-ended guidelines for art and design studio-based projects. The creative application of appropriation and remix are now common across creative disciplines due to the ongoing recycling and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Announcing for Broadcasting and the Internet: The Modern Guide to Perfomance, Technology and Ethics book cover

    Announcing for Broadcasting and the Internet

    The Modern Guide to Perfomance, Technology and Ethics

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Smartphone Video Storytelling book cover

    Smartphone Video Storytelling

    By Robb Montgomery

    Smartphone Video Storytelling helps readers master the techniques for making compelling short-form video content with a smartphone. With mobile journalism on the rise, it’s becoming increasingly important to understand the entire process and potential for conveying stories across multiple platforms…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals: 16th Edition book cover

    Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals

    16th Edition

    Edited by August E. Grant, Jennifer H. Meadows

    For three decades, 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 secret to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge

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