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  • An Introduction to Television Studies

    4th Edition

    By Jonathan Bignell

    An Introduction to Television Studies provides students with a comprehensive framework for understanding the key concepts and main approaches to television studies. Topics covered include: audience research, television history and broadcasting policy and the analytical study of individual…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • TV Writing on Demand

    Creating Great Content in the Digital Era

    By Neil Landau

    In TV Writing on Demand, author Neil Landau takes a deep-dive into the new TV landscape that is both timely and essential. Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu have ushered in a new era of television and are having a major impact on all broadcast and cable TV networks, and with the proliferation of everything…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21 
    Focal Press

  • The Myth of Post-Racialism in Television News

    By Libby Lewis

    This book explores the written and unwritten requirements Black journalists face in their efforts to get and keep jobs in television news. Informed by interviews with journalists themselves, Lewis examines how raced Black journalists and their journalism organizations process their circumstances…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Spanish-Language Television in the United States

    Fifty Years of Development

    By Kenton T. Wilkinson

    Since its introduction in the early 1960s, Spanish-language television in the United States has grown in step with the Hispanic population. Industry and demographic projections forecast rising influence through the 21st century. This book traces U.S. Spanish-language television’s development from…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Queer Representation, Visibility, and Race in American Film and Television

    Screening the Closet

    By Melanie Kohnen

    This book traces the uneven history of queer media visibility through crucial turning points including the Hollywood Production Code era, the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, the so-called explosion of gay visibility on television during the1990s, and the re-imagination of queer representations on TV…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Japanese Popular Culture

    Edited by Alisa Freedman, Toby Slade

    Specifically designed for use on a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, Introducing Japanese Popular Culture is a comprehensive textbook offering an up-to-date overview of a wide variety of media forms. It uses particular case studies as a way into examining the broader themes in Japanese…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Broadcast Journalism

    By Katy McDonald, Stephen Jukes, Guy Starkey

    Understanding Broadcast Journalism presents an insightful exploration of broadcast journalism today; its characteristics, motivations, methods and paradigms. The authors balance discussions of industry practice with critical examinations of content, across television, radio and associated…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Mediated Football

    Representations and Audience Receptions of Race/Ethnicity, Nation and Gender

    Edited by Jacco van Sterkenburg, Ramón Spaaij

    Football has become one of the most mediated cultural practices in modern Western societies, providing players, officials and spectators with implicit and often hidden discourses about race/ethnicity, national identity and gender. This book provides new and critical insights into how mediated…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Northernness, Northern Culture and Northern Narratives

    Edited by Gabby Riches, Karl Spracklen, Spencer Swain

    Northernness, Northern culture and Northern narratives are a common aspect of popular culture, and the North of England, like other Northernnesses in Europe, is a collection of narratives, myths, stereotypes and symbols. In politics and everyday culture, Northern culture is paradoxically a site of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Television and National Identity Construction

    The Cultural Politics of Music Entertainment Programmes

    By Lauren Gorfinkel

    This book examines music entertainment programmes on China Central Television, China’s only national level television network, as well as on nationally-available provincial channels, exploring how such programmes project a nuanced image of China’s identity and position in the world. It shows how…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • New Chinese-Language Documentaries

    Ethics, Subject and Place

    By Kuei-fen Chiu, Yingjin Zhang

    Documentary filmmaking is one of the most vibrant areas of media activity in the Chinese world, with many independent filmmakers producing documentaries that deal with a range of sensitive socio-political problems, bringing to their work a strongly ethical approach. This book identifies notable…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the center of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second- and third-wave feminist…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

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