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  • Viral Structures in Literature and Digital Media

    Networked Counterpublics and Participatory Capitalism

    By Kim Brillante Knight

    This book examines the ways digital networks facilitate new dissemination models for information, aesthetic texts, and amateur media by tracing the proliferation of "viral structures." A viral structure can be a text, video, internet joke, computer virus, game, blog post, or technological platform…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Humanities

  • 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 – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Media Imperialism in India and Pakistan

    By Farooq Sulehria

    Examining anew the notions of media imperialism and globalization of media, this book disrupts the generalized consensus in media scholarship that globalization of media has put an end to media imperialism. One elemental aspect of media imperialism is the structural dependency of television systems…

    Hardback – 2017-12-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Journalism Design

    Interactive technologies and storytelling

    By Skye Doherty

    Journalism Design is about the future of journalism. As technologies increasingly, and continually, reshape the way we interact with information, with each other and with our environment, journalists need new ways to tell stories. Journalists often see technology as something that improves what…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Disruptions

  • An Intergenerational Feminist Media Studies

    Conflicts and connectivities

    Edited by Jessalynn Keller, Jo Littler, Alison Winch

    Feminism and generation are live and ideologically freighted issues that are subject to a substantial amount of media engagement. The figure of the millennial and the baby boomer, for example, regularly circulate in mainstream media, often accompanied by hyperbolic and vitriolic discourses and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games

    Cognitive Approaches

    Edited by Kathrin Fahlenbrach

    In cognitive research, metaphors have been shown to help us imagine complex, abstract, or invisible ideas, concepts, or emotions. Contributors to this book argue that metaphors occur not only in language, but in audio visual media well. This is all the more evident in entertainment media, which…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Reception Studies in a Post-Audience Age

    Returning to Audiences and Everyday Life

    Edited by Andre Cavalcante, Andrea Press, Katherine Sender

    This volume makes an important return to reception studies at an exciting juncture of media distribution and modes of consumption. The editors’ introduction contextualizes this new work within a long history of feminist approaches to audience research, and argues that new media forms require new…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Thinking Media and Beyond

    Perspectives from German Media Theory

    Edited by Briankle G. Chang, Florian Sprenger

    Media – old or new, in the cloud or underground – constitutes the very condition in which our world takes shape. Media is reshaped continuously, marked for both the profound effects it produces and the acceleration it exhibits. It is the site in which we signal some of the most pressing issues we…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Applied Media Studies

    Edited by Kirsten Ostherr

    In the age of the maker movement, hackathons and do-it-yourself participatory culture, the boundaries between digital media theory and production have dissolved. Multidisciplinary humanities labs have sprung up around the globe, generating new forms of hands-on, critical and creative work. The…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Keywords in Remix Studies

    Edited by Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher, xtine burrough

    Keywords in Remix Studies consists of twenty-four chapters authored by researchers who share interests in remix studies and remix culture throughout the arts and humanities. The essays reflect on the critical, historical and theoretical lineage of remix to the technological production that makes…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Broadcast Journalism

    By Katy McDonald, Stephen Jukes, Guy Starkey

    Understanding Broadcast Journalism presents an insightful exploration of broadcast journalism today; its characteristics, motivations, methods and paradigms. The authors balance discussions of industry practice with critical examinations of content, across television, radio and associated…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Reclaiming Critical Remix Video

    The Role of Sampling in Transformative Works

    By Owen Gallagher

    Remix is now considered by many to be a form of derivative work, but such generalizations have resulted in numerous non-commercial remixes being wrongfully accused of copyright infringement. Gallagher argues, however, that remix is a fundamentally transformative practice. The assumption that…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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