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  • 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

  • Doing News Framing Analysis II

    Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives

    Edited by Paul D'Angelo

    This volume presents original, ‘big picture’ perspectives on news framing. Each chapter in this volume will feature an individual or team of framing analysts who take a reflective look at their own empirical work. The editors' goals are to identify the influences that determine the use of different…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Media Fandom

    Edited by Melissa Click, Suzanne Scott

    The Routledge Companion to Media Fandom brings together an internationally and interdisciplinarily diverse group of established scholars to reflect on the state of fan studies and to point to new research directions. Engaging an impressive array of media texts and formats and incorporating a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Becoming-Social in a Networked Age

    By Neal Thomas

    This book examines the semiotic effects of protocols and algorithms at work in popular social media systems, bridging philosophical conversations in human-computer interaction (HCI) and information systems (IS) design with contemporary work in critical media, technology and software studies. Where…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • remixthecontext

    By Mark Amerika

    remixthecontext is a cunning and satirical collection of "theoretical fictions" composed by artist, novelist and media theorist Mark Amerika. A compelling riff on the classic Platonic dialogue, Amerika's remixthecontext features Walt Whitman Benjamin, a Professor of Creative Urgency who…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Critical Perspectives on Media, Power and Change

    Edited by Ilija Tomanić Trivundža, Hannu Nieminen, Nico Carpentier, Josef Trappel

    This book aims to feed into the critical debates about media, power and change through the respectful inclusion of a wide variety of critical approaches and traditions. This diversity is simultaneously structured and balanced by a deeply shared set of concerns, that are mobilised to defend core…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Religion and the Internet

    Edited by Heidi Campbell

    Religion and the Internet will present a range of scholarly articles that offer a critical overview of the interdisciplinary study of new media, religion and digital culture. Scholars have documented individuals using computer networks for religious discussions and enagagment since the early 1980s.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • The Antihero in American Television

    By Margrethe Bruun Vaage

    The antihero prevails in recent American drama television series. Characters such as mobster kingpin Tony Soprano (The Sopranos), meth cook and gangster-in-the-making Walter White (Breaking Bad) and serial killer Dexter Morgan (Dexter) are not morally good, so how do these television series make us…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • Interactive Digital Narrative

    History, Theory and Practice

    Edited by Hartmut Koenitz, Gabriele Ferri, Mads Haahr, Diğdem Sezen, Tonguç İbrahim Sezen

    The book is concerned with narrative in digital media that changes according to user input—Interactive Digital Narrative (IDN). It provides a broad overview of current issues and future directions in this multi-disciplinary field that includes humanities-based and computational perspectives. It…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms of social protest…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

  • Changing Mobilities

    By Monika Büscher

    The hypermobility of the twenty-first century is fragile, arguably on the verge of momentous change. Public space is a particularly important locale of socio-technical innovation in mobile living. Based on studies of emerging mobility practices in and around public places, undertaken as part…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Online Journalism from the Periphery

    Interloper Media and the Journalistic Field

    By Scott Eldridge II

    Online Journalism from the Periphery explores how a range of new media actors, communicating online, have challenged us to think differently about the journalistic field. Emerging from the disruption of digital technology, these new actors have been met with resistance by an existing core of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge

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