Focal Press: Media Communication

  • Video Field Production and Editing book cover

    Video Field Production and Editing

    8th Edition

    By Ronald J. Compesi

    In the eighth, revised edition of this book, Ronald J. Compesi offers a comprehensive and in-depth introduction to the production techniques, technology and aesthetics of small-scale, single-camera video production in field environments, from planning through postproduction, in a range of different…

    Paperback – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge

  • Audio Production Worktext: Concepts, Techniques, and Equipment book cover

    Audio Production Worktext

    Concepts, Techniques, and Equipment, 9th Edition

    By Samuel J. Sauls, Craig A. Stark

    Audio Production Worktext, 9th Edition provides readers the best introduction to audio and radio production. It shows how to navigate modern radio production studios and utilize the latest equipment and software. The 9th edition is updated to cover new mobile technologies, digital consoles, and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12 
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Broadcasting in a Social Media World: How Broadcasters in the UK are Reaching Audiences Through New Screens book cover

    Broadcasting in a Social Media World

    How Broadcasters in the UK are Reaching Audiences Through New Screens, 1st Edition

    By Rowan Kerek Robertson, Lalita Taylor

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

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

    Announcing for Broadcasting and the Internet

    The Modern Guide to Performance, Technology and Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Carl Hausman, Philip G. Benoit, Fritz Messere

    Announcing for Broadcasting and the Internet is the standard text for traditional broadcasters and emerging pioneers. While many still pursue careers in traditional fields such as television and radio news announcing, broadcast performance has expanded to Internet radio, podcasting, home voice-over…

    Paperback – 2019-02-08 
    Routledge

  • Engaging Transculturality: Concepts, Key Terms, Case Studies book cover

    Engaging Transculturality

    Concepts, Key Terms, Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laila Abu-Er-Rub, Christiane Brosius, Sebastian Meurer, Diamantis Panagiotopoulos, Susan Richter

    Engaging Transculturality is an extensive and comprehensive survey of the rapidly developing field of transcultural studies. In this volume, the reflections of a large and interdisciplinary array of scholars have been brought together to provide an extensive source of regional and trans-regional…

    Hardback – 2019-01-11 
    Routledge
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Disability Arts, Culture, and Media book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Disability Arts, Culture, and Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bree Hadley, Donna Mcdonald

    In the last 30 years, a distinctive intersection between disability studies – including disability rights advocacy, disability rights activism, and disability law – and disability arts, culture, and media studies has developed. The two fields have worked in tandem to offer critique of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Medical Journals and Medical Knowledge: Historical Essays book cover

    Medical Journals and Medical Knowledge

    Historical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by William F. Bynum, Stephen Lock, Roy Porter

    Originally published in 1992 Medical Journals and Medical Knowledge examines both broad developments in print and media and the practice of particular journals such as the British Medical Journal. The book is the first study to address these questions and to examine the impact of regular news on…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Always Get the Name of the Dog: A Guide to Media Interviewing book cover

    Always Get the Name of the Dog

    A Guide to Media Interviewing, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Kraft

    Always Get the Name of the Dog is a guide to journalistic interviewing, written by a journalist, for journalists. It features advice from some of the best writers and reporters in the business, and takes a comprehensive view of media interviewing across multiple platforms, while emphasizing active…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Crafting Stories for Virtual Reality book cover

    Crafting Stories for Virtual Reality

    1st Edition

    By Melissa Bosworth, Lakshmi Sarah

    We are witnessing a revolution in storytelling. Publications all over the world are increasingly using immersive storytelling—virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality—to tell compelling stories. The aim of this book is to distill the lessons learned thus far into a useful guide for…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

  • Navigating Social Journalism: A Handbook for Media Literacy and Citizen Journalism book cover

    Navigating Social Journalism

    A Handbook for Media Literacy and Citizen Journalism, 1st Edition

    By Martin Hirst

    Public trust in the once powerful institutions of the News Establishment is declining. Sharing, curating and producing news via social media channels may offer an alternative, if the difficult process of verification can be mastered by social journalists operating outside of the newsroom.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-02
    Routledge

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