Media Theory Products

  • Reality TV

    By Jon Kraszewski

    From early first-wave programs such as Candid Camera, An American Family, and The Real World to the shows on our television screens and portable devices today, reality television consistently takes us to cities—such as New York, Los Angeles, and Boston—to imagine the place of urbanity in American…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • The Routledge Companion to Asian American Media

    Edited by Lori Kido Lopez, Vincent Pham

    The Routledge Companion to Asian American Media offers readers a comprehensive examination of the way that Asian Americans have engaged with media, from the long history of Asian American actors and stories that have been featured in mainstream film and television, to the birth and development of a…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Masterful Stories

    Lessons from Golden Age Radio

    By John V Pavlik

    The early eras of radio storytelling have entered and continue to enter the public domain in large quantities, offering unprecedented access to the Golden Age of Radio. Author and Professor John Pavlik mines the best this age of radio has to offer in Masterful Stories, an examination of the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-02 
    Routledge

  • Drones and Journalism

    How the media is making use of unmanned aerial vehicles

    By Phillip Chamberlain

    Drones and Journalism explores the increased use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, by the global media for researching and newsgathering purposes. Phil Chamberlain examines the technological development and capabilities of contemporary drone hardware and the future of drone journalism. He…

    Hardback – 2017-02-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Journalism Studies

  • Media Relations of the Anti-War Movement

    The Battle for Hearts and Minds

    By Ian Taylor

    In this book, Ian Taylor examines how a social movement, the anti-Iraq War movement in the UK, engaged with the media as a part of their campaigning against the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Moving beyond content analysis to draw upon interviews with locally based journalists and activists,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Digital Publics

    Cultural Political Economy, Financialisation and Creative Organisational Politics

    By John Michael Roberts

    Today we often hear academics, commentators, pundits, and politicians telling us that new media has transformed activism, providing an array of networks for ordinary people to become creatively involved in a multitude of social and political practices. But what exactly is the ideology lurking…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Perspectives on Radio and Television

    Telecommunication in the United States, 4th Edition

    By F. Leslie Smith, David H. Ostroff, John W. Wright

    This textbook describes the field of radio and television in the United States, presents the material in a manner the reader can grasp and enjoy, and makes the book useful for the classroom teacher. Written for adaptation to individual teaching situations, the book is divided by subject matter…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Balancing the Secrets of Private Disclosures

    Edited by Sandra Petronio

    This book joins together disclosure, privacy, and secrecy to pursue a greater understanding of how people are both public and private in their interactions. To be social yet autonomous, known yet unknown, independent yet dependent on others is essential to the communicative world. How do people…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Socialbots and Their Friends

    Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality

    Edited by Robert W. 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 – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-11-21
    Routledge

  • Explorations in Critical Studies of Advertising

    Edited by James F. Hamilton, Robert Bodle, Ezequiel Korin

    This volume provides a thoughtful and wide-ranging exploration of approaches to the critical study of advertising. Current and impending practices of advertising have in many ways exceeded the grasp of traditional modes of critique, due at least in part to their being formulated in very different…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Architecture of Phantasmagoria

    Specters of the City

    By Libero Andreotti, Nadir Lahiji

    In a time of mass-mediated modernity, the city becomes, almost by definition, a constitutively ‘mediated’ city. Today, more than ever before, the omnipresence of media in every sphere of culture is creating a new urban ontology, saturating, fracturing, and exacerbating the manifold experience of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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