Media Studies & Journalism: Television Studies

  • The Making of Channel 4 book cover

    The Making of Channel 4

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Catterall

    Channel 4 had been a matter of controversy for years even before it came on the air in November 1982. There were lengthy debates about what its role would be and the part to be played by the ITV companies and the growing number of independent television producers. There was also political…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
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    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Satellite Broadcasting: The Politics and Implications of the New Media book cover

    Satellite Broadcasting

    The Politics and Implications of the New Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Negrine

    Originally published in 1988, this book provides a thorough examination of the possibilities and key issues in satellite technology which at the time already seemed likely to change the face of broadcasting both within nations and internationally. It begins with a guide to the technical development…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
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    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Television and the Aggressive Child: A Cross-national Comparison book cover

    Television and the Aggressive Child

    A Cross-national Comparison, 1st Edition

    Edited by L. Rowell Huesmann, Leonard D. Eron

    The research presented in this book, originally published in 1986, looks to pinpoint the psychological processes involved in the media violence-aggression relation. Expanding on earlier studies, the compilation of essays here delves deeply into aggression study and compares results about media…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
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    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Creativity in the British Television Comedy Industry book cover

    Creativity in the British Television Comedy Industry

    1st Edition

    By Brett Mills, Erica Horton

    What is it like to make television comedy? How do writers get their ideas made, and how do commissioners and producers decide what to make? How do members of the comedy industry work with large broadcasters and production companies, and what does it mean to be creative – and stay creative?…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05
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  • The Rise of Transtexts: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    The Rise of Transtexts

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin W.L. Derhy Kurtz, Mélanie Bourdaa

    This volume builds on previous notions of transmedia practices to develop the concept of transtexts, in order to account for both the industrial and user-generated contributions to the cross-media expansion of a story universe. On the one hand exists industrial transmedia texts, produced by…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20
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    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Elena Cepeda, Dolores Inés Casillas

    The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media provides students and scholars with an indispensable overview of the domestic and transnational dynamics at play within multi-lingual Latina/o media.  The book examines both independent and mainstream media via race and gender in its theoretical and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19
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    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Television and Postfeminist Housekeeping: No Time for Mother book cover

    Television and Postfeminist Housekeeping

    No Time for Mother, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Nathanson

    In this book, Nathanson examines how contemporary American television and associated digital media depict women’s everyday lives as homemakers, career women, and mothers. Her focus on American popular culture from the 1990s through the present reveals two extremes: narratives about women who cannot…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
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    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • Postfeminist Celebrity and Motherhood: Brand Mom book cover

    Postfeminist Celebrity and Motherhood

    Brand Mom, 1st Edition

    By Jorie Lagerwey

    This book analyzes the intersections of celebrity, self-branding, and "mommy" culture. It examines how images of celebrity moms playing versions of themselves on reality television, social media, gossip sites, and self-branded retail outlets negotiate the complex demands of postfeminism and the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09
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    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Television News and the Elderly: Broadcast Managers' Attitudes Toward Older Adults book cover

    Television News and the Elderly

    Broadcast Managers' Attitudes Toward Older Adults, 1st Edition

    By Michael L. Hilt

    This concise survey investigates the television general managers’ and news directors’ attitudes towards the elderly in the United States. Originally published in 1997, it raises important issues of ageing in relation to the media with specific focus on the older viewer’s status as a viewing…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
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    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • The Future of Broadcasting: A Report Presented to the Social Morality Council, October 1973 book cover

    The Future of Broadcasting

    A Report Presented to the Social Morality Council, October 1973, 1st Edition

    By Social Morality Council

    At the time when this book was originally published, broadcasting in Britain had become a huge industry undergoing major changes. There were questions over the release of a new television channel, and commercial radio. This Report was commissioned to aid the citizen at the receiving end of the new…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Televising Democracies book cover

    Televising Democracies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bob Franklin

    Published in 1992, this was the first book to assess the impact of television broadcasting on the House of Commons and its Member’s behaviour. It looks at the implications for political journalism as well as broader questions concerning the role of media in a democracy. Bringing together…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Cable Television and the Future of Broadcasting book cover

    Cable Television and the Future of Broadcasting

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Negrine

    Originally published in 1985, this book surveys developments in cable television in the major industrialised countries with chapters specifically authored on each area. It looks at the technology, its potential, and how far it had been implemented, considering the reaction of governments, existing…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Television

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