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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 – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Writing Hollywood

    The Work and Professional Culture of Television Writers

    By Patricia F. Phalen

    Writing Hollywood highlights the writing process in the production of television drama and comedy series in the U.S. The way writers do their jobs is heavily dependent not only on the demands of commercial business, but also on the uncertainties inherent in a writing career in Hollywood. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Digital Music Distribution

    The Sociology of Online Music Streams

    By Hendrik Storstein Spilker

    The digital music revolution and the rise of piracy cultures has transformed the music world as we knew it. Digital Music Distribution aims to go beyond the polarized and reductive perception of ‘piracy wars’ to offer a broader and richer understanding of the paradoxes inherent in new forms of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Rise and Fall of The British Press

    By Mick Temple

      The Rise and Fall of The British Press present a clinical and provocative overview at the past, present and immediate future of the printed newspaper. Mick Taylor appraises the historic and ongoing contribution of the UK press to the public sphere, with assessment of the relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Journalism Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality

    Edited by Clarissa Smith, Feona Attwood, Brian McNair

    The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality is a vibrant and authoritative exploration of the ways in which sex and sexualities are mediated in modern media and everyday life. The 40 chapters in this volume offer a snapshot of the remarkable diversification of approaches and research…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge

  • Making Human Rights News

    Balancing Participation and Professionalism

    Edited by John C. Pollock, Morton Winston

    Making Human Rights News: Balancing Participation and Professionalism explores the impact of new digital technology and activism on the production of human rights messages. It is the first collection of studies to combine multidisciplinary approaches, "citizen witness" challenges to journalism…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Policy and Marketing Strategies for Digital Media

    Edited by Yu-li Liu, Robert G. Picard

    With digital media becoming ever more prevalent, it is essential to study policy and marketing strategies tailored to this new development. In this volume, contributors examine government policy for a range of media, including digital television, IPTV, mobile TV, and OTT TV. They also address…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • American and Chinese-Language Cinemas

    Examining Cultural Flows

    Edited by Lisa Funnell, Man-Fung Yip

    Critics frequently describe the influence of "America," through Hollywood and other cultural industries, as a form of cultural imperialism. This unidirectional model of interaction does not address, however, the counter-flows of Chinese-language films into the American film market or the influence…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • European Media in Crisis

    Values, Risks and Policies

    Edited by Josef Trappel, Jeanette Steemers, Barbara Thomass

    When the financial markets collapsed in 2008, the media industry was affected by a major slump in advertising revenues, and a formerly highly successful business model fell into a state of decay. This economic crisis has threatened core social values of contemporary democracies, such as freedom,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of Black Women in Television

    Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses

    By Imani M. Cheers

    This book seeks to interrogate the representation of Black women in television. Cheers explores how the increase of Black women in media ownership and creative executive roles (producers, showrunners, directors and writers) in the last 30 years affected the fundamental cultural shift in Black women…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Television Studies

  • Social Media Communication

    Concepts, Practices, Data, Law and Ethics, 2nd Edition

    By Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

    In the second edition of Social Media Communication: Concepts, Practices, Data, Law and Ethics, Jeremy Harris Lipschultz presents a wide-scale, interdisciplinary analysis and guide to social media. Examining platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, YouTube and Pinterest, the book…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Advancing Comparative Media and Communication Research

    Edited by Joseph M. Chan, Francis L. F. Lee

    A comparative approach to media and communication research plays an important, if not indispensable, role in achieving a core mission of researchers: to delimit the generality and specificity of media and communication theories, enabling researchers to more readily identify the influence of social,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

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