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  • Digital Media, Sharing, and Everyday Life

    By Jenny Kennedy

    Sharing is an important form of communication, and one that is championed in contemporary digital culture. This book asks what is sharing, and what roles do our digital devices and the platforms we use such as Facebook and Twitter play in these practices? Drawing on original empirical data, this…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Models of Communication

    Theoretical and Philosophical Approaches

    Edited by Mats Bergman, Kęstas Kirtiklis, Johan Siebers

    Complementing earlier efforts to scrutinize the uses of models in the field of media and communication studies, this volume reassesses old perspectives and delineates new theoretical options for communication inquiry. It is the first book to undertake a philosophical investigation of the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • The Routledge Handbook of Positive Communication

    Edited by José Antonio Muñiz Velázquez, Cristina Pulido

    The Routledge Handbook of Positive Communication forms a comprehensive reference point for cross-disciplinary approaches to understanding the central role of communication in the construction of hedonic and eudemonic happiness,or subjective and psychological well-being. Including contributions from…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 

  • Graphic Violence

    Illustrated Theories about Violence, Popular Media, and Our Social Lives

    By Emily Edwards, Tristan Fuller

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 

  • Slow Journalism

    Edited by Megan Le Masurier

    Slow Journalism has emerged in recent years to enact a critique of the limitations and dangers of the speed of much mainstream contemporary journalistic practice. There have been types of journalism produced and consumed slowly for centuries, of course. What is new is the context of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27 
    Journalism Studies

  • A Networked Self and Birth, Life, Death

    Edited by Zizi Papacharissi

    We are born, live, and die with technologies. This book is about the role technology plays in sustaining narratives of living, dying, and coming to be. Contributing authors examine how technologies connect, disrupt, or help us reorganize ways of parenting and nurturing life. They further consider…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23 
    A Networked Self

  • A Networked Self and Human Augmentics, Artificial Intelligence, Sentience

    Edited by Zizi Papacharissi

    Every new technology invites its own sets of hopes and fears, and raises as many questions as it answers revolving around the same theme: Will technology fundamentally alter the essence of what it means to be human? This volume draws inspiration from the work of the many luminaries who approach…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19 
    A Networked Self

  • The Craft of Criticism

    Critical Media Studies in Practice

    Edited by Mary Celeste Kearney, Michael Kackman

    With contributions from 30 leading media scholars, this collection provides a comprehensive overview of the main methodologies of critical media studies. Chapters address various methods of textual analysis, as well as reception studies, policy, production studies, and contextual, multi-method…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22 

  • A Networked Self and Love

    Edited by Zizi Papacharissi

    We fall in love every day, with others, with ideas, with ourselves. Stories of love excite us and baffle us. This volume is about love and the networked self. It focuses on how love forms, grows, or dissolves. Chapters address how relationships of love develop, are sustained or broken up through…

    Paperback – 2018-06-19 
    A Networked Self

  • A Networked Self and Platforms, Stories, Connections

    Edited by Zizi Papacharissi

    We tell stories about who we are. Through telling these stories, we connect with others and affirm our own sense of self. Spaces, be they online or offline; private or public; physical, augmented or virtual; or of a hybrid nature, present the performative realms upon which our stories unfold. This…

    Paperback – 2018-06-04 
    A Networked Self

  • Introduction to News Framing Effects Research

    Theory and Practice

    By Sophie Lecheler, Claes H. de Vreese

    News framing helps to determine what role news media play in people’s lives on a daily basis, and how they are able to change how we think and act. News Framing Effects Research offers an authoritative and comprehensive introduction to research on news framing effects, one of the most widely used…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

  • Reading Contemporary Serial Television Universes

    A Narrative Ecosystem Framework

    Edited by Paola Brembilla, Ilaria A. De Pascalis

    Reading Contemporary Serial Television Universes provides a new framework—the metaphor of the narrative ecosystem—for the analysis of serial television narratives. Contributors use this metaphor to address the ever-expanding and evolving structure of narratives far beyond their usual spatial and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

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