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  • Good Media, Bad Media

    The Benefits and Consequences of a Negative, Emotional, and Biased News Media

    By Michael W. Wagner, Mike Gruszczynski

    The overwhelming negativity with which the American public views the news media is largely misplaced. Indeed, negative, emotional, and even biased political news coverage has some benefits for the American people—influencing their ability to perceive a clear choice between the two major parties,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

  • The Routledge Companion to Media and Risk

    Edited by Bishnupriya Ghosh, Bhaskar Sarkar

    Who are the targets of the risk media? Who are most in danger? Who produces the conditions for risk emergence? Who manages risk? Who lives with it? These vectors—the when, where, how, and who—of risk media define the concerns of this volume, which aims to define, historicize, and critically…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • The Routledge Companion to Migration, Communication, and Politics

    Edited by Stephen M Croucher, Joao R. Caetano, Elsa A. Campbell

    The Routledge Companion to Migration, Communication, and Politics brings together academics from numerous disciplines to show the legal, political, communicative, theoretical, methodological, and media implications of migration.  The collection makes the compelling case that migration does not…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Televised Presidential Debates and Public Policy

    2nd Edition

    By Sidney Kraus

    With this second edition, Kraus continues his examination of formal presidential debates, considering the experience of television in presidential elections, reviewing what has been learned about televised debates, and evaluating that knowledge in the context of the election process, specifically,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • The Political Economy of Celebrity Activism

    Edited by Nathan Farrell

    This edited collection brings together a range of research focusing on the political economy of celebrity activism. It seeks to advance current understandings of the complex relationships between celebrity activists, traditional political figures, non-profit organisations, the corporate sector,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • The Politics of Joking

    Anthropological Engagements

    Edited by Jana Kopelentova Rehak, Susanna Trnka

    This book engages anthropologically with humor as political expression. It reveals how humor is in many instances at the center of human efforts to cope with political struggle and a significant key to understanding power dynamics in socio-political life. The chapters examine humor and joking…

    Paperback – 2018-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Digital Discussions

    How Big Data Informs Political Communication

    Edited by Natalie Jomini Stroud, Shannon McGregor

    Big data raise major research possibilities for political communication scholars who are interested in how citizens, elites, and journalists interact. With the availability of social media data, academics can observe, on a large scale, how people talk about politics. The opportunity to study…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • The Liquefaction of Publicness

    Communication, Democracy and the Public Sphere in the Internet Age

    Edited by Slavko Splichal

    The successful Brexit referendum campaign; Donald Trump’s election; and the rise of right-wing nationalist-populist political parties and movements – all of these events have incited renewed interest in public communication and the internetised media, deliberative democracy and public spheres,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge

  • President Donald Trump and His Political Discourse

    Ramifications of Rhetoric via Twitter

    By Michele Lockhart

    President Donald Trump and His Political Discourse brings together a diverse collection of perspectives on President Trump’s Twitter rhetoric. Truly unique in its in-depth exploration, the volume demonstrates the ways in which international and U.S. relations, media and "fake news", marginalized…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Digitizing Democracy

    Edited by Aljosha Karim Schapals, Axel Bruns, Brian McNair

    What are the key challenges facing our increasingly digitized democracy, and how might we as citizens contribute to resolving them? This book explores these questions, adopting a multi-disciplinary approach that combines work from media studies, journalism studies and political science scholars and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media, Communication, and Politics

  • Refugee News, Refugee Politics

    Journalism, Public Opinion and Policymaking in Europe

    Edited by Giovanna Dell’Orto, Irmgard Wetzstein

    The unprecedented arrival of more than a million refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants – plus the political, public and policy reactions to it – is redefining Europe. The repercussions will last for generations on such central issues as security, national identity, human rights and the very…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge

  • ISIS Beyond the Spectacle

    Communication Media, Networked Publics, and Terrorism

    Edited by Mehdi Semati, Piotr M. Szpunar, Robert Alan Brookey

    What is ISIS? A quasi-state? A terrorist group? A movement? An ideology? As ISIS has transformed and mutated, gained and lost territory, horrified the world and been its punch line, media have been central to understanding it. The changing, yet constant, relationship between ISIS and the media, as…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge

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