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  • Historicising Transmedia Storytelling

    Early Twentieth-Century Transmedia Story Worlds

    By Matthew Freeman

    Tracing the industrial emergence of transmedia storytelling—typically branded a product of the contemporary digital media landscape—this book provides a historicised intervention into understandings of how fictional stories flow across multiple media forms. Through studies of the storyworlds…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Propaganda and Foreign Policy

    Positive Necessity or Necessary Evil

    By Caroline Page, Michael Day

    In recent decades, advances in communications technology, coupled with international conflicts and societal upheavals, have again highlighted the importance of the use of propaganda by both state and non-state organisations in the international arena. This book explores the dimensions of propaganda…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Jesse Owens, the Press, and the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games

    By Pamela C. Laucella

    Jesse Owens secured his place as one of the most celebrated athletes of the twentieth-century after winning four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. This book examines the press coverage of the time, which helped to elevate Owens to such status. Pamela C. Laucella utilizes examples not just…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in African American History and Culture

  • Routledge Revivals: Radio Broadcasting from 1920 to 1990 (1991)

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Diane F. Carothers

    First published in 1991, this book presents a comprehensive annotated bibliography of radio broadcasting. Its eleven chapter-categories cover almost the entire range of radio broadcasting — with the exception of radio engineering due to its technical complexity although some of the historical…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Television for Women

    New Directions

    Edited by Rachel Moseley, Helen Wheatley, Helen Wood

    Television for Women brings together emerging and established scholars to reconsider the question of ‘television for women’. In the context of the 2000s, when the potential meanings of both terms have expanded and changed so significantly, in what ways might the concept of programming, addressed…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Media Today

    Mass Communication in a Converging World, 6th Edition

    By Joseph Turow

    Media Today uses convergence as a lens that puts students at the center of the profound changes in the 21st century media world. Through the convergence lens they learn to think critically about the role of media today and what these changes mean for their lives presently and in the future. The…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Electronic Media

    Then, Now, and Later, 3rd Edition

    By Norman J. Medoff, Barbara Kaye

    Electronic Media: Then, Now, and Later provides a synopsis of the beginnings of electronic media in broadcasting and the subsequent advancements into digital media. The Then, Now, and Later approach focuses on how past innovations laid the groundwork for changing trends in technology, providing the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27 
    Focal Press

  • Routledge Library Editions: Radio

    By Various

    In four volumes, this set analyses some key aspects of radio broadcasting. From the earliest days of radio and the impact of religious broadcasting, to the development of audience research, from the cultural importance of radio, to the modern strategies evolved for radio programming, the works…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Radio

  • Religion by Radio

    Its Place in British Broadcasting

    By Melville Dinwiddie

    This book, first published in 1968, describes the development of religion by radio, and its influences on people both inside and outside the Church. It tells of experiment and practice, of acceptance and rejection, of inspiration and comfort in peace and war, and assesses the great contribution…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Radio

  • The Unseen Voice

    A Cultural Study of Early Australian Radio

    By Lesley Johnson

    Images of the golden age of wireless and family life before the age of television have widespread currency. Their dominance raises fundamental questions about the extent to which people’s memories of early radio and everyday pre-war life are shaped and mediated by these public histories. For…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Radio

  • Who's Listening?

    The Story of BBC Audience Research

    By Robert J.E. Silvery

    This book, first published in 1974, is the story of BBC Audience Research, a behind-the-scenes activity that has always been the subject of some curiosity. It describes the early, tentative experiments, designed both to develop ways of applying the techniques of social research to broadcasting and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Radio

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