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  • The Serial Podcast and Storytelling in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Palestine-Israel in the Print News Media

    Contending Discourses, 1st Edition

    By Luke Peterson

    Israel-Palestine in the Print News Media: Contending Discourses is concerned with conceptions of language, knowledge, and thought about political conflict in the Middle East in two national news media communities: the United States and the United Kingdom. Arguing for the existence of national…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Media Representations of Anti-Austerity Protests in the EU

    Grievances, Identities and Agency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tao Papaioannou, Suman Gupta

    This book analyzes constructions of injustice, group identification and participation in news and social media in anti-austerity protests within the European Union (EU). Since 2008, EU member-states have witnessed waves of protests and demonstrations against the adoption of austerity measures and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Metro Newspaper Journalists in China

    The Aspiration-Frustration-Reconciliation Framework, 1st Edition

    By Zhaoxi (Josie) Liu

    This book explores how journalists at local metro papers in a south-western China metropolis give meaning to their work and how these meanings are shaped by the specific social environment within which these journalists operate. These metro papers provide the bulk of daily news to the general…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Pursuing an Ethic of Empathy in Journalism

    1st Edition

    By Janet Blank-Libra

    This book advances a journalistic theory of empathy, challenging long-held notions about how best to do journalism. Because the institution of journalism has typically equated empathy and compassion with bias, it has been slow to give the intelligence of the emotions a legitimate place in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Literary Agents in the Transatlantic Book Trade

    American Fiction, French Rights, and the Hoffman Agency, 1st Edition

    By Cécile Cottenet

    By way of a case study of one of the oldest French book agencies, Agence Hoffman, this book analyzes the role played by French literary agents in the importation of US fiction and literature into France in the years following World War II. It sheds light on the material conditions of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Internet Histories

    1st Edition

    Edited by Niels Brügger, Gerard Goggin, Ian Milligan, Valérie Schafer

    In 2017, the new journal Internet Histories was founded. As part of the process of defining a new field, the journal editors approached leading scholars in this dynamic, interdisciplinary area. This book is thus a collection of eighteen short thought-provoking pieces, inviting discussion about…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Film Criticism as a Cultural Institution

    1st Edition

    By Huw Walmsley-Evans

    At the beginning of the 21st century film criticism was described as in crisis. The decline of print journalism, a series of lay-offs of prominent critics, and the rise of "amateur" reviewing online spurred a conversation about the decline, even death, of film criticism. This discourse flourished…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • A History of American Consumption

    Threads of Meaning, Gender, and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Terrence Witkowski

    The United States has been near the forefront of global consumption trends since the 1700s, and for the past century and more, Americans have been the world’s foremost consuming people. Informed and inspired by the literature from consumer culture theory, as well as drawing from numerous studies in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • George Newnes and the New Journalism in Britain, 1880�1910

    Culture and Profit, 1st Edition

    By Kate Jackson

    This is a study of the noted newspaper proprietor, publisher and editor, George Newnes and his involvement in the so-called New Journalism in Britain from 1880 to 1910. The author examines seven of Newnes’s most successful periodicals - Tit-Bits (1881), The Strand Magazine (1891), The Million (1892…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Daniel O'Connell, The British Press and The Irish Famine

    Killing Remarks, 1st Edition

    By Leslie A. Williams

    Through an investigation of the reportage in nineteenth-century English metropolitan newspapers and illustrated journals, this book begins with the question 'Did anti-O'Connell sentiment in the British press lead to "killing remarks," rhetoric that helped the press, government and public opinion…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Commodity Culture in Dickens's Household Words

    The Social Life of Goods, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Waters

    In 1850, Charles Dickens founded Household Words, a weekly miscellany intended to instruct and entertain an ever-widening middle-class readership. Published in the decade following the Great Exhibition of 1851, the journal appeared at a key moment in the emergence of commodity culture in Victorian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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