Media Studies & Journalism: Media & Communications

  • Media Representations of Anti-Austerity Protests in the EU: Grievances, Identities and Agency book cover

    Media Representations of Anti-Austerity Protests in the EU

    Grievances, Identities and Agency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tao Papaioannou, Suman Gupta

    This book analyzes constructions of injustice, group identification and participation in news and social media in anti-austerity protests within the European Union (EU). Since 2008, EU member-states have witnessed waves of protests and demonstrations against the adoption of austerity measures and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • News of Baltimore: Race, Rage and the City book cover

    News of Baltimore

    Race, Rage and the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Steiner, Silvio Waisbord

    This book examines how the media approached long-standing and long-simmering issues of race, class, violence, and social responsibility in Baltimore during the demonstrations, violence, and public debate in the spring of 2015. Contributors take Baltimore to be an important place, symbol, and marker…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • Political Participation in a Changing World: Conceptual and Empirical Challenges in the Study of Citizen Engagement book cover

    Political Participation in a Changing World

    Conceptual and Empirical Challenges in the Study of Citizen Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Yannis Theocharis, Jan W. van Deth

    In the last decades, political participation expanded continuously. This expansion includes activities as diverse as voting, tweeting, signing petitions, changing your social media profile, demonstrating, boycotting products, joining flash mobs, attending meetings, throwing seedbombs, and donating…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • The Trump Presidency, Journalism, and Democracy book cover

    The Trump Presidency, Journalism, and Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert E. Gutsche Jr.

    This book examines the disruptive nature of Trump news – both the news his administration makes and the coverage of it – related to dominant paradigms and ideologies of U.S. journalism. By relying on conceptualizations of media memory and "othering" through news coverage that enhances…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Popular Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    Latina/o popular culture has experienced major growth and change with the expanding demographic of Latina/os in mainstream media. In The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Pop Culture, contributors pay serious critical attention to all facets of Latina/o popular culture including TV, films,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • Materiality and Popular Culture: The Popular Life of Things book cover

    Materiality and Popular Culture

    The Popular Life of Things, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Malinowska, Karolina Lebek

    This book critically approaches contemporary meanings of materiality and discuses ways in which we understand, experience, and engage with objects through popular culture in our private, social and professional lives. Appropriating Arjun Appadurai’s famous phrase: "the social life of things", with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • Studying Digital Media Audiences: Perspectives from Australasia book cover

    Studying Digital Media Audiences

    Perspectives from Australasia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Hight, Ramaswami Harindranath

    Although many digital platforms continue to appropriate and reconfigure familiar forms of media experience, this is an environment which no longer consistently constructs an identifiable 'mass' audience in the terms understood by twentieth century audience researchers. The notion of 'audiencing'…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • Matrix Activism: Global Practices of Resistance book cover

    Matrix Activism

    Global Practices of Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Michela Ardizzoni

    The intersection of virtual and physical spaces at the heart of contemporary political protests is a pivotal element in new practices of activism. In this new and global ecology of dissent and activism, different forces, stakeholders, and spaces, once defiantly discordant, come together to define…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice: Procedural Habits book cover

    The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice

    Procedural Habits, 1st Edition

    By Steve Holmes

    The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice offers a critical reassessment of embodiment and materiality in rhetorical considerations of videogames. Holmes argues that rhetorical and philosophical conceptions of "habit" offer a critical resource for describing the interplay between thinking (…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • Appreciating the Art of Television: A Philosophical Perspective book cover

    Appreciating the Art of Television

    A Philosophical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Ted Nannicelli

    Contemporary television has been marked by such exceptional programming that it is now common to hear claims that TV has finally become an art. In Appreciating the Art of Television, Nannicelli contends that televisual art is not a recent development, but has in fact existed for a long time. Yet…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • Identity and Play in Interactive Digital Media: Ergodic Ontogeny book cover

    Identity and Play in Interactive Digital Media

    Ergodic Ontogeny, 1st Edition

    By Sara M. Cole

    Recent shifts in new literacy studies have expanded definitions of text, reading/viewing, and literacy itself. The inclusion of non-traditional media forms is essential, as texts beyond written words, images, or movement across a screen are becoming ever more prominent in media studies. Included in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

  • Journalistic Role Performance: Concepts, Contexts, and Methods book cover

    Journalistic Role Performance

    Concepts, Contexts, and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Mellado, Lea Hellmueller, Wolfgang Donsbach

    This volume lays out the theoretical and methodological framework to introduce the concept of journalistic role performance, defined as the outcome of concrete newsroom decisions and the style of news reporting when considering different constraints that influence the news product. By connecting…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10

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