12Featured Books

  • Freedom of Information

    A Practical Guide for UK Journalists

    By Matthew Burgess

    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
    Routledge

  • Extreme Weather and Global Media

    Edited by Julia Leyda, Diane Negra

    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
    Routledge

  • Creativity and Feature Writing

    How to Get Hundreds of New Ideas Every Day

    By Ellie Levenson

    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
    Routledge

  • Projecting Politics

    Political Messages in American Films, 2nd Edition

    By Elizabeth Haas, Terry Christensen, Peter J. Haas

    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
    Routledge

  • Film Theory

    An Introduction through the Senses, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas Elsaesser, Malte Hagener

    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
    Routledge

  • Film Studies

    A Global Introduction

    By Glyn Davis, Kay Dickinson, Lisa Patti, Amy Villarejo

    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
    Routledge

  • Mapping BRICS Media

    Edited by Kaarle Nordenstreng, Daya Kishan Thussu

    Mapping BRICS Media is the first comprehensive and comparative study of the emerging media landscape in the world’s most dynamic and fastest growing markets. This pioneering collection focuses on one of the key topics in contemporary international relations - the emergence of BRICS (Brazil, Russia,…

    Paperback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge
    Internationalizing Media Studies

  • How to Market Books

    5th Edition

    By Alison Baverstock

    'Baverstock is to book marketing what Gray is to anatomy; the undisputed champion.' Richard Charkin, Executive Director of Bloomsbury Publishing and President Elect of the International Publishers Association Over four editions, Alison Baverstock’s How to Market Books has established itself as the…

    Paperback – 2015-02-18
    Routledge

  • Screen Ages

    A Survey of American Cinema

    By John Alberti

    Screen Ages is a valuable guide for students exploring the complex and vibrant history of US cinema and showing how this film culture has grown, changed and developed. Covering key periods from across American cinema history, John Alberti explores the social, technological and political forces that…

    Paperback – 2015-02-06
    Routledge

  • Alphabet to Internet

    Media in Our Lives, 3rd Edition

    By Irving Fang

    What Greek philosopher thought writing would harm a student’s memory? Was the poet Byron’s daughter the first computer programmer? Who plays more video games, women over 18 or teenage boys? In Alphabet to Internet: Media in Our Lives, Irving Fang looks at each medium of communication through the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-24
    Routledge

  • Computer-Assisted Reporting

    A Practical Guide, 4th Edition

    By Brant Houston

    This straightforward and effective how-to guide provides the basics for any journalist or student beginning to use data for news stories. It has step-by-step instructions on how to do basic data analysis in journalism while addressing why these digital tools should be an integral part of reporting…

    Paperback – 2014-11-21
    Routledge

  • Law and Ethics for Today's Journalist

    A Concise Guide

    By Joe Mathewson

    Law and Ethics for Today's Journalist offers aspiring and working journalists the practical understanding of law and ethics they must have to succeed at their craft. Instead of covering every nuance of media law for diverse communications majors, Mathewson focuses exclusively on what's relevant for…

    Paperback – 2013-10-30
    Routledge