Media Studies & Journalism: Television Studies

  • Authorship as Promotional Discourse in the Screen Industries: Selling Genius book cover

    Authorship as Promotional Discourse in the Screen Industries

    Selling Genius, 1st Edition

    By Leora Hadas

    This book discusses the use of authorship discourses and author figures in the promotion and marketing of media content, dealing with the U.S. mainstream media, including franchise film, network television, and triple-A video games. The research takes a unique approach studying ideas of authorship…

    Hardback – 2020-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • Transmedia Storytelling in East Asia: The Age of Digital Media book cover

    Transmedia Storytelling in East Asia

    The Age of Digital Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dal Yong Jin

    This book offers a thorough investigation of the recent surge of webtoons and manga/animation as the sources of transmedia storytelling for popular culture, not only in East Asia but in the wider global context. An international team of experts employ a unique theoretical framework of media…

    Hardback – 2020-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

  • Mediation & Popular Culture book cover

    Mediation & Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer L. Schulz

    This book examines mediation topics such as impartiality, self-determination and fair outcomes through popular culture lenses. Popular television shows and award-winning films are used as illustrative examples to illuminate under-represented mediation topics such as feelings and expert intuition,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Media Law

  • Why We Remake: The Politics, Economics and Emotions of Film and TV Remakes book cover

    Why We Remake

    The Politics, Economics and Emotions of Film and TV Remakes, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Rosewarne

    This examination of film and television remakes focuses explicitly on why – since the dawn of cinema – studios have remade films over and over again. Each chapter provides insight into the business of Hollywood, the motivations of filmmakers and also the pleasures for audiences, and offers a…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Disability, Media, and Representations: Other Bodies book cover

    Disability, Media, and Representations

    Other Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacob Johanssen, Diana Garrisi

    Bringing together scholars from around the world to research the intersection between media and disability, this edited collection aims to offer an interdisciplinary exploration and critique of print, broadcast and online representations of physical and mental impairments. Drawing on a wide range…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Disability and Media Studies

  • Television and the Embodied Viewer: Affect and Meaning in the Digital Age book cover

    Television and the Embodied Viewer

    Affect and Meaning in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Marsha F. Cassidy

    Television and the Embodied Viewer appraises the medium’s capacity to evoke sensations and bodily feelings in the viewer. Presenting a fresh approach to television studies, the book examines the sensate force of onscreen bodies and illustrates how TV’s multisensory appeal builds viewer empathy and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • The Anxiety of Ascent: Middle-Class Narratives in Germany and America book cover

    The Anxiety of Ascent

    Middle-Class Narratives in Germany and America, 1st Edition

    By Scott Doidge

    This intriguing book re-evaluates a narrative of cultural decline that developed in the wake of Max Weber’s The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. For Weber, and a group of influential sociologists that followed, Western modernity is marked by growing disenchantment with the beliefs and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Sport and Mediatization book cover

    Sport and Mediatization

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Frandsen

    Contemporary society is highly media-saturated, and no sector more so than sport. Drawing on case studies from the Tour de France to fitness apps, this book introduces the concept of ‘mediatization’ and examines how media - historically and currently – are significant drivers for social and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Media Education in Latin America book cover

    Media Education in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julio-César Mateus, Pablo Andrada, Maria Teresa Quiroz

    This book offers a systematic study of media education in Latin America. As spending on technological infrastructure in the region increases exponentially for educational purposes, and with national curriculums beginning to implement media related skills, this book makes a timely contribution to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Media Literacy and Education

  • Make America Hate Again: Trump-Era Horror and the Politics of Fear book cover

    Make America Hate Again

    Trump-Era Horror and the Politics of Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria McCollum

    Horror films have traditionally sunk their teeth into straitened times, reflecting, expressing and validating the spirit of the epoch, and capitalising on the political and cultural climate in which they are made. This book shows how the horror genre has adapted itself to the transformation of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Screening Characters: Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive Media book cover

    Screening Characters

    Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Riis, Aaron Taylor

    Characters are central to our experiences of screened fictions and invite a host of questions. The contributors to Screening Characters draw on archival material, interviews, philosophical inquiry, and conceptual analysis in order to give new, thought-provoking answers to these queries. Providing…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Convergent Wrestling: Participatory Culture, Transmedia Storytelling, and Intertextuality in the Squared Circle book cover

    Convergent Wrestling

    Participatory Culture, Transmedia Storytelling, and Intertextuality in the Squared Circle, 1st Edition

    Edited by CarrieLynn D. Reinhard, Christopher J. Olson

    This book examines how the current era of "convergence" has affected, and is reflected in, the world of professional wrestling, which combines several different genres, including drama, action, comedy, horror, science fiction, and even romance. Professional wrestling’s business practices exist…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

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