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On these pages you will find information on the Routledge list which covers Broadcast Media, Film Studies, Journalism & Professional Media, Media & Communications, Popular Music and more in the subject of Media Studies.
Explore the breadth of resources available, oriented to meet the needs of academic and professional readers. We offer advanced-level textbooks for courses across the curriculum; authored and edited works on emerging topics; academic handbooks representing state-of-the-field theory and research; scholarly monographs on timely topics; resources for conducting research; and professional references for practitioners.
Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists is written to inform, instruct and inspire journalists on the investigative possibilities offered by the Freedom of Information Act. Covering exactly what the Act is, how to make FOI requests and how to use the Act to hold officials to…
Paperback – 2015-06-18
In the two decades bracketing the turn of the millennium, large-scale weather disasters have been inevitably constructed as media events. As such, they challenge the meaning of concepts such as identity and citizenship for both locally affected populations and widespread spectator communities. This…
Paperback – 2015-06-17
Creativity and Feature Writing explores how to generate ideas in feature writing. Using clear explanations, examples and exercises, experienced feature writer and teacher Ellie Levenson highlights how feature writers, editors and bloggers can generate ideas and how to turn these into published,…
Paperback – 2015-06-12
The new edition of this influential work updates and expands the scope of the original, including more sustained analyses of individual films, from The Birth of a Nation to The Wolf of Wall Street. An interdisciplinary exploration of the relationship between American politics and popular films of…
Paperback – 2015-04-28
What is the relationship between cinema and spectator? This is the key question for film theory, and one that Thomas Elsaesser and Malte Hagener put at the center of their insightful and engaging book, now revised from its popular first edition. Every kind of cinema (and every film theory) first…
Paperback – 2015-03-26
Film Studies: A Global Introduction reroutes film studies from its Euro-American focus and canon in order to introduce students to a medium that has always been global but has become differently and insistently so in the digital age. Glyn Davis, Kay Dickinson, Lisa Patti and Amy Villarejo’s…
Paperback – 2015-03-25
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 – 2016-08-25
Descriptions of monsters, vampires, demonic possessions, and psychopaths in horror films have been inspired by psychiatric knowledge about mental illness, leading to several stereotyped models of horror that have prevailed through decades. Some scholars have proposed that horror films can be a…
Paperback – 2016-08-19
With the advent of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as presidential nominees, the examination of the role of celebrity culture in the White House takes on a fresh appeal. This book, by award-winning White House correspondent and presidential historian Kenneth T. Walsh, takes a detailed and…
Paperback – 2016-08-18
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Compiled by leading academics our Handbooks feature specially commissioned chapters from internationally recognised experts in their field. Informed, rich and cutting edge, they provide a comprehensive and authoritative overview of key topics, making them the perfect library research resource.
We caught up with Sara Kelly to find out about what motivated her to pursue a career in journalism, and to discuss her latest book, The Entrepreneurial Journalist’s Toolkit.
Natalie Foster has been an editor at Routledge since 2003 and acquires titles across media, culture, film and television studies in a variety of formats, from introductory guides and textbooks for undergraduates to scholarly books, reference titles and companions/handbooks. She also commissions art history and visual culture books in these same formats, encompassing modern and contemporary Western art, art history, art theory, design, fashion studies, and a growing list of photography history and theory titles. She particularly welcomes proposals for accessible, student-friendly, single- and multi-authored books that critically examine the social and political aspects of media and visual cultures.
Niall Kennedy acquires books looking at a broad range of media and cultural studies, with a particular focus on journalism, advertising, and public relations industries. The majority of the titles he commissions are textbook projects which seek to blend practical and theoretical skills, and which are aimed at helping students to understand and engage with new subject areas and key critical concepts.
Felisa Salvago-Keyes publishes monographs and scholarly edited collections in communication studies, media and cultural studies, and art and visual culture. Topics in these disciplines include digital media, journalism, film and television studies, public relations, rhetoric, intercultural communication, and arts practice and theory, to name but a few. Books offer innovative and leading-edge contributions to the fields, with a global resonance.
Ross Wagenhofer works with books that cover broadcast news in the 21st century, including topics such as multimedia journalism, data visualization, podcasting, sports media, and entrepreneurial journalism. His focus is on books with professional appeal, but also works on textbooks for use in journalism, mass communication, and business programs in schools both in the US and around the world. Ross also acquires books in broadcast engineering and media ethics.
Erica Wetter has been an editor at Routledge since 2007 and acquires course books, scholarly books, and companions/handbooks in media studies, with a particular focus on digital media topics including mobile media, video games, and social media and the Internet. Her list also encompasses print and digital journalism, media industries, television studies, popular culture, comics studies, screenwriting, and information studies. She is especially interested in receiving pitches for accessible, student-friendly, single- and multi-authored books that critically examine media and gender, sexuality, class/labor, race, politics and/or the environment.