Journalism & Professional Media Products

  • Journalism and Climate Crisis

    Public Engagement, Media Alternatives

    By Robert Hackett, Susan Forde, Kerrie Foxwell-Norton, Shane Gunster

    Journalism and Climate Crisis: Public Engagement, Media Alternatives recognises that climate change is more than an environmental crisis. It is also a question of political and communicative capacity. This book enquires into which approaches to journalism, as a particularly important form of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01 

  • Human Rights in the Media

    Fear and Fetish

    Edited by Eleanor Drywood, Michelle Farrell, Edel Hughes

    Human rights law has a significant impact today, globally and at the domestic level, on law, politics and life. Despite its extensive institutionalisation and its universal, transnational and domestic acceptance and presence, the value of human rights law is highly contested in politics and in…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    According to the United Nations, there are currently more crises around the globe than at any other time in human history, and the number of people affected by complex emergencies and humanitarian crises has more than doubled in the last decade. We live in a moment of unprecedented humanitarian…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 

  • The Discourse of Financial Crisis and Austerity

    Critical analyses of business and economics across disciplines

    Edited by Darren Kelsey, Frank Mueller, Andrea Whittle, Majid KhosraviNik

    This book demonstrates the importance of understanding how political rhetoric, financial reporting and media coverage of austerity in transnational contexts is significant to the communicative, social and economic environments in which we live. It considers how aspects of moral storytelling,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 

  • The "Serial" Podcast and Storytelling in the Digital Age

    Edited by Ellen McCracken

    This volume analyzes the Serial podcast, situating it in the trajectory of other popular crime narratives and contemporary cultural theory. Contributors focus on topics such as the ethics of the use of fiction techniques in investigative journalism, the epistemological overlay of postmodern…

    Hardback – 2017-01-26 
    Routledge Focus on Digital Media and Culture

  • Video Games and the Law

    By Elizabeth Townsend Gard, W Ronald Gard

    The video game industry is big business, not only in terms of the substantial revenue generated through retail sales of games themselves, but also in terms of the size and value of parallel and secondary markets. Consider any popular video game today and you most likely are looking at a franchise…

    Hardback – 2017-01-20 

  • Social Media and the Law

    A Guidebook for Communication Students and Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Daxton Stewart

    Edited by Daxton Stewart

    Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat allow users to connect with one another and share information with the click of a mouse or a tap on a touchscreen—and have become vital tools for professionals in the news and strategic communication fields. But as…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19 

  • Drones and Journalism

    How the media is making use of unmanned aerial vehicles

    By Phillip Chamberlain

    Drones and Journalism explores the increased use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, by the global media for researching and newsgathering purposes. Phil Chamberlain examines the technological development and capabilities of contemporary drone hardware and the future of drone journalism. He…

    Hardback – 2017-01-15 
    Routledge Focus on Journalism Studies

  • Inside Journal Publishing

    By Stephen Ball

    Inside Journal Publishing examines what journals are, in contrast to books and magazines, and looks at the whole process of publishing journals. Inside Journal Publishing considers journals from a twenty-first century business perspective, as well as exploring the importance of journals…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 

  • Popular Media, Social Emotion and Public Discourse in Contemporary China

    By Shuyu Kong

    Since the early 1990s the media and cultural fields in China have become increasingly commercialized, resulting in a massive boom in the cultural and entertainment industries. This evolution has also brought about fundamental changes in media behaviour and communication, and the enormous growth of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The New Television Handbook

    5th Edition

    By Patricia Holland

    The New Television Handbook provides an exploration of the theory and practice of television at a time when the medium is undergoing radical changes. The book looks at television from the perspective of someone new to the industry, and explores the place of the medium within the constantly changing…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 
    Media Practice

  • Press Freedom in Contemporary Japan

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    In twenty-first century Japan there are numerous instances of media harassment, intimidation, censorship and self-censorship that undermine the freedom of the press and influence how the news is reported. Since Abe returned to power in 2012, the recrudescence of nationalism under his leadership has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 

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