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  • Journalism in an Era of Big Data

    Cases, concepts, and critiques

    Edited by Seth C. Lewis

    Big data is marked by staggering growth in the collection and analysis of digital trace information regarding human and natural activity, bound up in and enabled by the rise of persistent connectivity, networked communication, smart machines, and the internet of things. In addition to their impact…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Public Relations

    Edited by Jacquie L'Etang, David McKie, Nancy Snow, Jordi Xifra

    Critical theory has a long history, but a relatively recent intersection with public relations. This ground-breaking collection engages with commonalities and differences in the traditions, whilst encouraging plural perspectives in the contemporary public relations field. Compiled by a high-profile…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street

    How to Practice Global Public Relations and Strategic Communication

    By Kara Alaimo

    Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street offers a modern guide for how to practice public relations and strategic communication around the globe. Drawing upon interviews with public relations professionals in over 30 countries as well as the author’s own experience as a global public relations…

    Paperback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge

  • The Media Economy

    2nd Edition

    By Alan B. Albarran

    The Media Economy analyzes the media industries and its activities from macro to micro levels, using concepts and theories to demonstrate the role the media plays in the economy as a whole. Representing a rapidly changing and evolving environment, this text breaks new ground through its analysis…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18 
    Routledge
    Media Management and Economics Series

  • Mobile Lifeworlds

    An Ethnography of Tourism and Pilgrimage in the Himalayas

    By Christopher A. Howard

    Mobile Lifeworlds illustrates how the imaginaries and ideals of Western travellers, especially those of untouched nature and spiritual enlightenment, are consistent with media representations of the Himalayan region, romanticism and modernity at large. Blending tourism and pilgrimage, travel across…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • A Global Standard for Reporting Conflict

    By Jake Lynch

    A Global Standard for Reporting Conflict constructs an argument from first principles to identify what constitutes good journalism. It explores and synthesises key concepts from political and communication theory to delineate the role of journalism in public spheres. And it shows how these concepts…

    Paperback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • Technologies of Consumer Labor

    A History of Self-Service

    By Michael Palm

    This book documents and examines the history of technology used by consumers to serve oneself. The telephone’s development as a self-service technology functions as the narrative spine, beginning with the advent of rotary dialing eliminating most operator services and transforming every local…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Popular Geopolitics and Nation Branding in the Post-Soviet Realm

    By Robert A. Saunders

    This seminal book explores the complex relationship between popular geopolitics and nation branding among the Newly Independent States of Eurasia, and their combined role in shaping contemporary national image and statecraft within and beyond the region. It provides critical perspectives on…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora

    Travelling Blackness

    By Manoucheka Celeste

    With the exception of slave narratives, there are few stories of black international migration in U.S. news and popular culture. This book is interested in stratified immigrant experiences, diverse black experiences, and the intersection of black and immigrant identities. Citizenship as it is…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Reporting from the Danger Zone

    Frontline Journalists, Their Jobs, and an Increasingly Perilous Future

    By Maria Armoudian

    Journalism is a dangerous business when one’s "beat" is a war zone. Armoudian reveals the complications facing frontline journalists who cover warzones, hot spots and other hazardous situations. It compares yesterday’s conflict journalism, which was fraught with its own dangers, with today’s…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Law of Public Communication

    2017 Update, 9th Edition

    By Kent R. Middleton, William E. Lee, Daxton Stewart

    The Law of Public Communication provides an overview of media law that includes the most current legal developments today. It explains the laws affecting the daily work of writers, broadcasters, advertisers, cable operators, Internet service providers, public relations practitioners, photographers,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Places and Spaces of News Audiences

    Edited by Chris Peters

    Historically, or so we would like to believe, the story of everyday life for many people included regular, definitive moments of news consumption. Journalism, in fact, was distributed around these routines: papers were delivered before breakfast, the evening news on TV buttressed the transition…

    Hardback – 2016-07-29 
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

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