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  • History of Digital Media

    An Intermedial and Global Perspective

    By Gabriele Balbi, Paolo Magaudda

    This book offers students an accessible introduction to the history of digital media from the birth of the computer to the ubiquitous computing that pervades society today. Taking a historical, intermedial, and global approach, History of Digital Media provides readers with a clear, in-depth…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 
    Routledge

  • The Videogames Handbook

    By James Newman, Iain Simons

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Media Practice

  • The Rise and Fall of the Italian Film Industry

    By Marina Nicoli

    Italian cinema triumphed globally in the 1960, with directors such as Rossellini, Fellini, and Leone, and actors like Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni known to audiences around the world. But by the end of the 1980s, the Italian film industry was all but dead. The Rise and Fall of the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Global Games

    Production in the Digital Game Industry

    By Aphra Kerr

    In the last decade our mobile phones have been infiltrated by angry birds, our computers by leagues of legends and our social networks by pleas for help down on the farm. As digital games have become networked, mobile and casual they have become a pervasive cultural form. Based on original…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Historicising Transmedia Storytelling

    Early Twentieth-Century Transmedia Story Worlds

    By Matthew Freeman

    Tracing the industrial emergence of transmedia storytelling—typically branded a product of the contemporary digital media landscape—this book provides a historicised intervention into understandings of how fictional stories flow across multiple media forms. Through studies of the storyworlds…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Media Ownership and Agenda Control

    The hidden limits of the information age

    By Justin Schlosberg

    Media Ownership and Agenda Control offers a detailed examination of media ownership amidst the complexities of the information age, from the resurgence of press barons to the new monopoly power wielded by internet giants. Much of the discussion pivots around recent revelations and controversies in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge
    Communication and Society

  • Inside the Video Game Industry

    Game Developers Talk About the Business of Play

    By Judd Ruggill, Ken McAllister, Randy Nichols, Ryan Kaufman

    Inside the Video Game Industry offers a provocative look into one of today's most dynamic and creative businesses. Through in-depth structured interviews, industry professionals discuss their roles, providing invaluable insight into game programming, art, animation, design, production, quality…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Media and Race

    Edited by Christopher P. Campbell

    The Routledge Companion to Media and Race serves as a comprehensive guide for scholars, students, and media professionals who seek to understand the key debates about the impact of media messages on racial attitudes and understanding. Broad in scope and richly presented from a diversity of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Media Today

    Mass Communication in a Converging World, 6th Edition

    By Joseph Turow

    Media Today uses convergence as a lens that puts students at the center of the profound changes in the 21st century media world. Through the convergence lens they learn to think critically about the role of media today and what these changes mean for their lives presently and in the future. The…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge

  • Crossover Cinema

    Cross-Cultural Film from Production to Reception

    Edited by Sukhmani Khorana

    Cinematic products in the twenty-first century increasingly emerge from, engage with, and are consumed in cross-cultural settings. While there have been a number of terms used to describe cinematic forms that do not bear allegiance to a single nation in terms of conceptualization, content, finance…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Contemporary British Television Crime Drama

    Cops on the Box

    Edited by Ruth McElroy

    Contemporary British Television Crime Drama examines one of the medium’s most popular genres and places it within its historical and industrial context. The television crime drama has proved itself capable of numerous generic reinventions and continues to enjoy some of the highest viewing figures.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • Creativity in the British Television Comedy Industry

    By Brett Mills, Erica Horton

    What is it like to make television comedy? How do writers get their ideas made, and how do commissioners and producers decide what to make? How do members of the comedy industry work with large broadcasters and production companies, and what does it mean to be creative – and stay creative?…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge

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