Journalism & Professional Media Products

  • Big Data in Small Slices

    Analysis and Visualization for Journalists and Communications Professionals

    By Dianne M. Finch

    This book covers data vetting and visualization in a vernacular designed for the communications professional – replacing the usual geeky jargon and code lists with context and meaningful data sets. Each chapter serves as a case study on a different professional: an economist, a government budget…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Focal Press

  • Critical News Literacy

    By Jeffrey Dvorkin

    In an era of "fake news" and a seemingly insurmountable influx of data on the internet, it is critical for both journalists and citizens to understand the digital media we consume daily. This introductory textbook gives students the tools they need to think critically about the news, and to see…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Climate Change Journalism

    Stakeholders and opinion

    By Julian Matthews

    Journalism, Stakeholders and Climate Change recognises journalism institutions as a site where acts of news-making construct and assemble the raw materials into stories. Significant to this moment of story production and of interest to the book however, is the bustle and noise of many who seek to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Covering the Environment

    How Journalists Work the Green Beat, 2nd Edition

    By Bob Wyss

    This practical primer explains the primary issues in writing about the environment, identifies who to go to and where to find sources, and offers examples of writing and reporting the beat. Observations and story excerpts from experienced journalists provide real world context both for those in the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 

  • The Cultural Authority of Science

    Comparing across Europe, India, China, Americas and Africa

    Edited by Martin Bauer, Petra Pansegrau, Rajesh Shukla

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Culture Wars

    The Media and the British Left, 2nd Edition

    By James Curran, Ivor Gaber, Julian Petley

    The completely revised new edition of Culture Wars: The Media and the British Left explores media coverage of left wing politics in the UK and the continuing battle for the soul of the Labour Party. An expanded introductory chapter and conclusion provide readers with a broad historical overview of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 
    Communication and Society

  • Writing the First World War after 1918

    Edited by Adrian Bingham

    This book explores how print journalism was a powerful and persistent influence on public attitudes to, and memories of, the First World War in a range of participant nations, including Britain, France, Germany, Ireland, the United States and Australia. With contributions from an international…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Journalism Studies

  • The Journalist's Companion

    By Christopher B. Daly

    The Journalist’s Companion is the book for every journalist and journalism student’s coat pocket or backpack. Anchored by an annotated copy of the US Constitution, this slim and portable volume provides guidance, inspiration, and practical advice for being a journalist today. A veteran front-line…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27 
    Focal Press

  • Slow Journalism

    Edited by Megan Le Masurier

    Slow Journalism has emerged in recent years to enact a critique of the limitations and dangers of the speed of much mainstream contemporary journalistic practice. There have been types of journalism produced and consumed slowly for centuries, of course. What is new is the context of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27 
    Journalism Studies

  • Social Communication in Advertising

    4th Edition

    By William Leiss, William Leiss, Kyle Asquith, Stephen Kline, Sut Jhally, Jackie Botterill

    Newly updated for the digital era, this classic textbook provides a comprehensive historical study of advertising and its function within contemporary society by tracing advertising's influence throughout different media and cultural periods, from early magazines through to social media. With…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23 

  • Power Without Responsibility

    Press, Broadcasting and the Internet in Britain, 8th Edition

    By James Curran, Jean Seaton

    Power Without Responsibility attacks the conventional history of the press as a story of progress; offers a critical defence and history of public service broadcasting; provides a myth-busting account of the internet; and surveys key debates about the role and politics of the media.   It has…

    Paperback – 2018-07-12 

  • LatinX Voices

    Hispanics in Media in the U.S

    By Katie Coronado, Erica Kight

    LatinX Voices is the first undergraduate textbook that includes an overview of Hispanic/LatinX Media in the U.S. and gives readers an understanding of how media in the United States has transformed around this audience. Based on the authors’ professional and research experience, and teaching…

    Paperback – 2018-07-10 
    Focal Press

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