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  • 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

  • Current Research on Information Technologies and Society

    Papers from the 2013 Meetings of the American Sociological Association, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Earl, Katrina Kimport

    Research on communication and information technologies is of growing importance to sociology and the interdisciplinary examination of communication and (new) media. This volume includes eight chapters examining recent developments in the field, illustrating the maturation, vibrancy, and diversity…

    Hardback – 2014-10-20
    Routledge

  • New Media and International Development

    Representation and affect in microfinance, 1st Edition

    By Anke Schwittay

    New Media and International Development is the first in-depth examination of microfinance’s enduring popularity with Northern publics. Through a case study of Kiva.org, the world’s first person-to-person microlending website, and other microfinance organizations, the book argues that international…

    Paperback – 2014-09-23
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Ethics for Digital Journalists

    Emerging Best Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lawrie Zion, David Craig

    The rapid growth of online media has led to new complications in journalism ethics and practice. While traditional ethical principles may not fundamentally change when information is disseminated online, applying them across platforms has become more challenging as new kinds of interactions develop…

    Paperback – 2014-09-19
    Routledge

  • The Arab Spring

    Critical Analyses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Khair El-Din Haseeb

    This volume provides a wealth of in-depth, country-specific analyses of the Arab Spring, in addition to works that examine the larger theoretical framework and socio-political implications of events. Unlike other analyses, often from the perspective of Western scholarship from the outside looking…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • The Media and Financial Crises

    Comparative and Historical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steve Schifferes, Richard Roberts

    The Media and Financial Crises provides unique insights into the debate on the role of the media in the global financial crisis. Coverage is inter-disciplinary, with contributions from media studies, political economy and journalists themselves. It features a wide range of countries, including the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-28
    Routledge

  • North Africa’s Arab Spring

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Joffé

    This book addresses issues surrounding the evolution of the Arab Spring in North Africa. After a general introduction and explanation of the events on a region-wide basis, it turns to examine aspects of each of the countries concerned. The role of the Muslim Brotherhood during the Nasser regime and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-22
    Routledge

  • The Global Impact of Olympic Media at London 2012

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew C. Billings, Marie Hardin

    This book explores the biggest sporting event in the world through the lens in which most people witness it: the media. Traversing nations and media formats, contributors offer insights into the manner in which the Olympics is conveyed to the masses and the impact arising from the mass consumption…

    Hardback – 2014-07-28
    Routledge

  • Choice and Preference in Media Use

    Advances in Selective Exposure Theory and Research, 1st Edition

    By Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick

    Mediated messages flood our daily lives, through virtually endless choices of media channels, genres, and content. However, selectivity determines what media messages we attend to and focus on. The present book examines the factors that influence this selectivity. Seminal books on selective media…

    Hardback – 2014-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Media and Social Inequality

    Innovations in Community Structure Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by John C. Pollock

    This book is among the first to systematically explore the impact of community inequality on reporting political and social change. Although most journalism scholars are still fascinated by the impact of media on society, Media and Social Inequality explores the reverse perspective: the impact of…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge

  • Network Journalism

    Journalistic Practice in Interactive Spheres, 1st Edition

    By Ansgard Heinrich

    Drawing on current theoretical debates in journalism studies, and grounded in empirical research, Heinrich here analyzes the interplay between journalistic practice and processes of globalization and digitalization. She argues that a new kind of journalism is emerging, characterized by an…

    Paperback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

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