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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • New Media, Old Media

    A History and Theory Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Anna Watkins Fisher, Thomas Keenan

    This much-expanded and updated second edition of New Media, Old Media brings together original and classic essays that explore the tensions of old and new in digital culture. Touching on topics including media archaeology, archives, software studies, surveillance, big data, social media, organized…

    Paperback – 2015-08-31 
    Routledge

  • The Future of Internet Policy

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Victor Pickard

    All of the short essays in this volume look past the rhetoric of technological determinism and reliance on the natural logic of the market to consider the power of law and policy to steer new media in one direction or another. Many of the essays look backwards through history or outwards across…

    Hardback – 2015-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Production Studies, The Sequel!

    Cultural Studies of Global Media Industries

    Edited by Miranda Banks, Bridget Conor, Vicki Mayer

    Production Studies, The Sequel! is an exciting exploration of the experiences of media workers in local, global, and digital communities—from prop-masters in Germany, Chinese film auteurs, producers of children’s television in Qatar, Italian radio broadcasters, filmmakers in Ethiopia and Nigeria,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge

  • De-Convergence of Global Media Industries

    By Dal Yong Jin

    Convergence has become a buzzword, referring on the one hand to the integration between computers, television, and mobile devices or between print, broadcast, and online media and on the other hand, the ownership of multiple content or distribution channels in media and communications. Yet while…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Builders of the Vision

    Software and the Imagination of Design

    By Daniel Cardoso Llach

    Builders of the Vision traces the intellectual history and contemporary practices of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Numerical Control since the years following World War II until today. Drawing from primary archival and ethnographic sources, it identifies and documents the crucial ideas shaping…

    Paperback – 2015-06-14
    Routledge

  • A Social History of Contemporary Democratic Media

    By Jesse Drew

    The last few decades have helped dispel the myth that media should remain driven by high-end professionals and market share. This book puts forward the concept of "communications from below" in contrast to the "globalization from above" that characterizes many new developments in international…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Audience Feedback in the News Media

    By Bill Reader

    As long as there has been news media, there has been audience feedback. This book provides the first definitive history of the evolution of audience feedback, from the early newsbooks of the 16th century to the rough-and-tumble online forums of the modern age. In addition to tracing the historical…

    Hardback – 2015-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • The Routledge Companion to Advertising and Promotional Culture

    Edited by Matthew P. McAllister, Emily West

    The Routledge Companion to Advertising and Promotional Culture provides an essential guide to the key issues, methodologies, concepts, debates, and policies that shape our everyday relationship with advertising. The book contains eight sections: Historical Perspectives considers the historical…

    Paperback – 2015-01-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Television Brandcasting

    The Return of the Content-Promotion Hybrid

    By Jennifer Gillan

    Television Brandcasting examines U. S. television’s utility as a medium for branded storytelling. It investigates the current and historical role that television content, promotion, and hybrids of the two have played in disseminating brand messaging and influencing consumer decision-making.…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
    Routledge

  • Routledge Reader on Electronic Media History

    Edited by Donald G. Godfrey, Susan L. Brinson

    Electronic media history is steadily assuming a central role in the study of mass communications, radio, television popular culture, journalism, and the new electronic media platforms. This collection of research essays from the major publications in the electronic media discipline illustrates the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-30
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2014-11-23
    Routledge

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