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  • Children, Adolescents, and Media

    The future of research and action

    Edited by Dafna Lemish, Amy Jordan, Vicky Rideout

    Bringing together the leading researchers on children, adolescents, and the media, this books offers their cutting-edge, ‘big picture’ ideas for the future of research and scholarship in the field. Individual chapters focus on topics such as the role of big data in media research, digital literacy,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Socialbots

    Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality

    Edited by Robert Gehl, Maria Bakardjieva

    Many users of the Internet are aware of bots: automated programs that work behind the scenes to come up with search suggestions, check the weather, filter emails, or clean up Wikipedia entries. More recently, a new software robot has been making its presence felt in social media sites such as…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Mass Media and Health

    Examining Media Impact on Individuals and the Health Environment

    By Kim Walsh-Childers

    Mass Media and Health: Examining Media Impact on Individuals and the Health Environment covers media health influences from a variety of angles, including the impact on individual and public health, the intentionality of these effects, and the nature of the outcomes. Author Kim Walsh-Childers helps…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Media Ownership and Agenda Control

    The hidden limits of the information age

    By Justin Schlosberg

    Media Ownership and Agenda Control offers a detailed examination of media ownership amidst the complexities of the information age, from the resurgence of press barons to the new monopoly power wielded by internet giants. Much of the discussion pivots around recent revelations and controversies in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge
    Communication and Society

  • Inside the Video Game Industry

    Game Developers Talk About the Business of Play

    By Judd Ruggill, Ken McAllister, Randy Nichols, Ryan Kaufman

    Inside the Video Game Industry offers a provocative look into one of today's most dynamic and creative businesses. Through in-depth structured interviews, industry professionals discuss their roles, providing invaluable insight into game programming, art, animation, design, production, quality…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Race and Media

    Edited by Christopher P. Campbell

    The Routledge Companion to Race and Media serves as a comprehensive guide for scholars, students, and media professionals who seek to understand the key debates about the impact of media messages on racial attitudes and understanding. Broad in scope and richly presented from a huge diversity of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Popular Culture and the Austerity Myth

    Hard Times Today

    Edited by Pete Bennett, Julian McDougall

    Contemporary popular culture is engaged in a rich and multi-levelled set of representational relations with austerity. This volume seeks to explore these relations, to ask: how does popular culture give expression to austerity; how are its effects conveyed; how do texts reproduce and expose its…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Big Humanities

    Digital Humanities/Digital Laboratories

    By Richard J. Lane

    This book provides an accessible introduction to, and overview of, the digital humanities, one of the fastest growing areas of literary studies. Lane takes a unique approach by focusing on the technologies and the new environment in which the digital humanities largely takes place: the digital…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Digital Feminisms

    Transnational activism in German protest cultures

    Edited by Christina Scharff, Carrie Smith-Prei, Maria Stehle

    The relative rise or decline of feminist movements across the globe has been debated by feminist scholars and activists for a long time. In recent years, however, these debates have gained renewed momentum. Rapid technological change and increased use of digital media have raised questions about…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Journalistic Role Performance

    Concepts, Contexts, and Methods

    Edited by Claudia Mellado, Lea Hellmueller, Wolfgang Donsbach

    This volume lays out the theoretical and methodological framework to introduce the concept of journalistic role performance, defined as the outcome of concrete newsroom decisions and the style of news reporting when considering different constraints that influence the news product. By connecting…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

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