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  • Self Versus Others

    Media, Messages, and the Third-Person Effect, 1st Edition

    By Julie L. Andsager, H. Allen White

    Self Versus Others explores the third-person effect and its role in media as a means of persuasion. This scholarly work synthesizes more than two decades of research on the third-person effect, the process in which individuals do not perceive themselves to be impacted by particular messages—…

    Paperback – 2013-12-11
    Routledge Communication Series

  • How Media Inform Democracy

    A Comparative Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toril Aalberg, James Curran

    In this timely book, leading researchers consider how media inform democracy in six countries – the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. Taking as their starting point the idea that citizens need to be briefed adequately with a full and intelligent…

    Paperback – 2013-11-08
    Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

  • The Digital Media Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Dewdney, Peter Ride

    The new edition of The Digital Media Handbook presents an essential guide to the historical and theoretical development of digital media, emphasising cultural continuity alongside technological change, and highlighting the emergence of new forms of communication in contemporary networked culture.…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Media Practice

  • Audiovisual Regulation under Pressure

    Comparative Cases from North America and Europe, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Gibbons, Peter Humphreys

    In the face of globalization and new media technologies, can policy makers and regulators withstand deregulatory pressures on the ‘cultural policy toolkit’ for television? This comparative study provides an interdisciplinary investigation of trends in audiovisual regulation, with the focus on…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29

  • Mediating the Message in the 21st Century

    A Media Sociology Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Pamela J. Shoemaker, Stephen D. Reese

    Hailed as one of the "most significant books of the twentieth century" by Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Mediating the Message has long been an essential text for media effects scholars and students of media sociology. This new edition of the classic media sociology textbook now…

    Paperback – 2013-10-01

  • The Global Journalist in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by David H. Weaver, Lars Willnat

    The Global Journalist in the 21st Century systematically assesses the demographics, education, socialization, professional attitudes and working conditions of journalists in various countries around the world. This book updates the original Global Journalist (1998) volume with new data, adding more…

    Paperback – 2013-07-29
    Routledge Communication Series

  • The Book Publishing Industry

    3rd Edition

    By Albert N. Greco, Jim Milliot, Robert Wharton

    The Book Publishing Industry focuses on consumer books (adult, juvenile, and mass market paperbacks) and reviews all major book categories to present a comprehensive overview of this diverse business. In addition to the insights and portrayals of the U.S. publishing industry, this book includes an…

    Paperback – 2013-07-29

  • Advances in Critical Discourse Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Richardson, Michal Krzyzanowski, David Machin, Ruth Wodak

    Advances in Critical Discourse Studies collects ground-breaking scholarship and cutting-edge research which reflects significant shifts in Critical Discourse Studies, exploring the field from theoretical, analytic and methodological perspectives. Innovative chapters analyse a diverse range of…

    Hardback – 2013-07-19

  • Agenda Setting in a 2.0 World

    New Agendas in Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas J. Johnson

    This volume explores agenda-setting theory in light of changes in the media environment in the 21st century. In the decades since the original Chapel Hill study that launched agenda-setting research, the theory has attracted the interest of scholars worldwide. Agenda Setting in a 2.0 World features…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • Media Power and Democratization in Brazil

    TV Globo and the Dilemmas of Political Accountability, 1st Edition

    By Mauro Porto

    In this book, Porto analyzes the role of TV Globo in the democratization of Brazil. TV Globo, one of the world's largest media conglomerates, has a dominant position in Brazil's communications landscape. It also exports telenovelas to more than 130 countries and has established joint ventures with…

    Paperback – 2013-06-21
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Amateur Media

    Social, cultural and legal perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Hunter, Ramon Lobato, Megan Richardson, Julian Thomas

    The rise of Web 2.0 has pushed the amateur to the forefront of public discourse, public policy and media scholarship. Typically non-salaried, non-specialist and untrained in media production, amateur producers are now seen as key drivers of the creative economy. But how do the activities of citizen…

    Paperback – 2013-06-20

  • Deciding Communication Law

    Key Cases in Context, 1st Edition

    By Susan Dente Ross

    This clearly written and well-focused volume combines concise decisions of the primary areas of communication law with the foundational case decisions in those domains. Thus, in one volume, students of communication law, constitutional law, political science, and related fields find both the key…

    Paperback – 2013-05-01
    Routledge Communication Series

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