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  • Wrestling in Britain

    Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences

    By Benjamin Litherland

    At the intersection of sport, entertainment and performance, wrestling occupies a unique position in British popular culture. This is the first book to offer a detailed historical and cultural analysis of British professional wrestling, exploring the shifting popularity of the sport as well as its…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Entertainment Journalism

    Making it your career

    By Ben Falk

    Entertainment Journalism presents a comprehensive overview and clear practical guidance on the key elements of entertainment journalism: one of the most highly visible areas of global media practice. Ben Falk examines key issues in entertainment journalism in context and addresses legal and ethical…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Media

    Edited by Fabienne Darling-Wolf

    The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Media is a comprehensive study of the key contemporary issues and scholarly discussions around Japanese media. Covering a wide variety of forms and types from newspapers, television and film, to music, manga and social media, this book examines the role of the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22 
    Routledge

  • From Networks to Netflix

    A Guide to Changing Channels

    Edited by Derek Johnson

    Even as the television industry experiences significant transformation and disruption in the face of streaming and online delivery, the television channel itself persists. If anything, the television channel landscape has become more complex to navigate as viewers can now choose between broadcast,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge

  • Complex Serial Drama and Multiplatform Television

    By Trisha Dunleavy

    This book examines the creative strategies, narrative characteristics, industrial practices and stylistic tendencies of complex serial drama. Exemplified by shows like HBO’s The Sopranos, AMC’s Mad Men and Breaking Bad, Showtime’s Dexter, and Netflix’s Stranger Things, complex serials are…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Media Fandom

    Edited by Melissa A. Click, Suzanne Scott

    The field of fan studies has seen exponential growth in recent years and this companion brings together an internationally and interdisciplinarily diverse group of established scholars to reflect on the state of the field and to point to new research directions. Engaging an impressive array of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Understanding the Business of Global Media in the Digital Age

    By Micky Lee, Dal Yong Jin

    This new introductory textbook provides students with the tools they need to understand the way digital technologies have transformed the global media business of the 21st century. Focusing on three main approaches – media economics, critical political economy, and production studies – the authors…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

  • Arts Reviewing

    A Practical Guide

    By Andy Plaice

    Arts Reviewing: A Practical Guide is an accessible introduction to the world of arts criticism. Drawing on professional expertise and a range of cultural reviews from music, film, theatre, visual arts, television and books, Andy Plaice discusses different approaches to arts criticism, with tips on…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • Race and Gender in Electronic Media

    Content, Context, Culture

    Edited by Rebecca Ann Lind

    This volume will feature research examining the consequences, implications, and opportunities associated with issues of diversity in the electronic media. The topics of gender and race in electronic media have been hot topics of study and remain so today. The book will consider race and gender…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge
    Electronic Media Research Series

  • Comic Performativities

    Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication

    By Dustin Goltz

    Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication studies patterns of criticism and public debate in the relationship between humour, identity, and offense. In an increasingly reductive and politically charged debate, right-wing pundits argue leftist politics…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge

  • News Parody and Political Satire Across the Globe

    Edited by Geoffrey Baym, Jeffrey P. Jones

    In recent years, the US fake news program The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has become a surprisingly important source of information, conversation, and commentary about public affairs. Perhaps more surprisingly, so-called 'fake news' is now a truly global phenomenon, with various forms of news…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Tyler Perry

    Perspectives on Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality

    Edited by Jamel Santa Cruze Bell, Ronald L. Jackson II

    Tyler Perry has become a significant figure in media due to his undeniable box office success led by his character Madea and popular TV sitcoms House of Payne and Meet the Browns. Perry built a multimedia empire based largely on his popularity among African American viewers and has become a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

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