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  • Horror Television in the Age of Consumption

    Binging on Fear

    Edited by Kimberly Jackson, Linda Belau

    Characterized as it is by its interest in and engagement with the supernatural, psycho-social formations, the gothic, and issues of identity and subjectivity, horror has long functioned as an allegorical device for interrogations into the seamier side of cultural foundations. This collection,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Community Media and Identity in Ireland

    By Jack Rosenberry

    This book explores how Ireland’s community media outlets reflect and shape identity at the local level. While aspects of its culture date back centuries, the nation-state of Ireland is less than one hundred years old. Because of this and other elements of the island’s history, Irish…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Media and Cultural Studies

  • Children, Media, and American History

    Printed Poison, Pernicious Stuff, and Other Terrible Temptations

    By Margaret Cassidy

    Printed poison. Pernicious stuff. Since the nineteenth century, these are some of the many concerned comments critics have made about media for children. From dime novels to comic books to digital media, Cassidy illustrates the ways children have used "old media" when they were first…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of The British Press

    By Mick Temple

    The Rise and Fall of the British Press takes an artful look at the past, present and immediate future of the printed newspaper. Temple offers a thought-provoking account of the evolution of Britain’s news consumption across the centuries, situating it within significant social, cultural and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Journalism Studies

  • The World of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

    By Mark J P Wolf

    Unlike many children’s television shows, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood did more than simply entertain or occupy children’s attention. The show educated them in the affective domain, encouraging such things as appreciation for difference, collaboration, self-expression, and self-worth. It also…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge
    Imaginary Worlds

  • Fake News

    Falsehood, fabrication and fantasy in journalism

    By Brian McNair

    Fake News: Falsehood, fabrication and fantasy in journalism examines the causes and consequences of the ‘fake news’ phenomenon now sweeping the world’s media and political debates. Drawing on three decades of research and writing on journalism and news media, leading scholar Brian McNair engages…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Disruptions

  • Digital Memory Studies

    Media Pasts in Transition

    Edited by Andrew Hoskins

    Digital media, networks and archives reimagine and revitalize individual, social and cultural memory but they also ensnare it, bringing it under new forms of control. Understanding these paradoxical conditions of remembering and forgetting through today’s technologies needs bold interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Writing Hollywood

    The Work and Professional Culture of Television Writers

    By Patricia F. Phalen

    Writing Hollywood highlights the writing process in the production of television drama and comedy series in the U.S. The way writers do their jobs is heavily dependent not only on the demands of commercial business, but also on the uncertainties inherent in a writing career in Hollywood. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

  • The Break with the Past

    Avant-Garde Architecture in Germany, 1910 – 1925

    By Deborah Ascher Barnstone

    Between 1918 and 1933 the German interwar avant-garde was a primary force driving European cultural innovation and modernism. These innovations continue to influence artistic practice, theory, and arts education today, thus making a comprehensive study of the relationship between individual war…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Great War and the Moving Image

    Edited by Michael Hammond, Adrian Smith

    The Great War and the Moving Image focuses upon the Allied war effort on the Western Front and in the Mediterranean. In doing so, the book addresses topics ranging from how carefully selected images projected a positive portrayal of ambulance trains, through film’s instructional role promoting…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • The Press and Popular Culture in Interwar Europe

    Edited by Sarah Newman, Matt Houlbrook

    This collection shows the importance of a comparative European framework for understanding developments in the popular press and journalism between the wars. This was, it argues, a formative and vital period in the making of the modern press. A great deal of fine scholarship on the development of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

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