Textbooks: Mass Communication

  • Exploring Communication Ethics: A Socratic Approach book cover

    Exploring Communication Ethics

    A Socratic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Randy Bobbitt

    Exploring Communication Ethics is a comprehensive textbook on the ethical issues facing communication professionals in today’s rapidly changing media environment. Empowering students to respond to real-world ethical dilemmas by drawing upon philosophical principles, historical background,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Communicating Ethically: Character, Duties, Consequences, and Relationships book cover

    Communicating Ethically

    Character, Duties, Consequences, and Relationships, 3rd Edition

    By William W. Neher

    This thoroughly updated third edition of Communicating Ethically provides a broad introduction to the ethical nature of communication, bringing together classical and modern theories of ethical philosophy to address issues at play in specific careers and domains throughout the field. By…

    Paperback – 2020-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Media Today: Mass Communication in a Converging World book cover

    Media Today

    Mass Communication in a Converging World, 7th Edition

    By Joseph Turow

    This seventh edition of Joseph Turow’s pathbreaking media textbook uses convergence as a lens that puts students at the center of the profound changes in the 21st century media world. It teaches students to think critically about the role of media, and what these changes mean for their lives. The…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge

  • Crisis Communication: Managing Stakeholder Relationships book cover

    Crisis Communication

    Managing Stakeholder Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Audra Diers-Lawson

    Crises come in many shapes and sizes, including media blunders, social media activism, extortion, product tampering, security issues, natural disasters, accidents, and negligence – just to name a few. For organizations, crises are pervasive, challenging, and catastrophic, as well as opportunities…

    Paperback – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • The Dynamics of News: Journalism in the 21st-Century Media Milieu book cover

    The Dynamics of News

    Journalism in the 21st-Century Media Milieu, 1st Edition

    By Richard M. Perloff

    This new and highly readable textbook by Richard M. Perloff introduces students to the complex world of contemporary news and its theoretical underpinnings, engaging with debates and ethical quandaries. The book takes readers on a concept-guided tour of the contours, continuities, and changing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • The Law of Public Communication 2019 Update book cover

    The Law of Public Communication 2019 Update

    10th Edition

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

    Updated to reflect new developments through 2019, the tenth edition of The Law of Public Communication provides an overview of communication and media law that includes the most current legal developments. It explains the laws affecting the daily work of writers, broadcasters, PR practitioners,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge

  • Race/Gender/Class/Media: Considering Diversity Across Audiences, Content, and Producers book cover

    Race/Gender/Class/Media

    Considering Diversity Across Audiences, Content, and Producers, 4th Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Ann Lind

    Race/Gender/Class/Media considers diversity in the mass media in three main settings: Audiences, Content, and Production. It brings together 53 readings—most are newly commissioned for this edition—by scholars representing a variety of social science and humanities disciplines. Together, these…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13
    Routledge

  • Soft Skills for the New Journalist: Cultivating the Inner Resources You Need to Succeed book cover

    Soft Skills for the New Journalist

    Cultivating the Inner Resources You Need to Succeed, 1st Edition

    By Colleen Steffen

    Journalism is a pool staffed by distracted lifeguards and no matter how fancy your school is, your first week in a real newsroom will feel like a shove in the small of the back into 15 feet of water. Most of us come up for air eventually, but if you’re like journalist and educator Colleen Steffen,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-08
    Routledge

  • A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication book cover

    A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication

    7th Edition

    By Fred W. Sanborn, Richard Jackson Harris

    In a constantly changing media landscape, A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication is the go-to text for any course that examines mass communication from a psychological perspective. Now in its seventh edition, the book continues its exploration of how our experiences with media affect the way…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Living Media Ethics: Across Platforms book cover

    Living Media Ethics

    Across Platforms, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Bugeja

    Winner of the Clifford G. Christians Award for Research in Media Ethics, Michael Bugeja’s Living Media Ethics posits that moral convergence is essential to address the complex issues of our high-tech media environment. As such the book departs from and yet complements traditional pedagogy in media…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • Photocommunication Across Media: Beginning Photography for Professionals in Mass Media book cover

    Photocommunication Across Media

    Beginning Photography for Professionals in Mass Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by ROSS COLLINS, Keith Greenwood

    Photocommunication Across Media is a must-have for aspiring mass media professionals who are striving to compete in the new landscape of convergence journalism and media. You will learn principles of photography both still and video and how to incorporate them into your storytelling. That’s no…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Exploring Communication Law: A Socratic Approach book cover

    Exploring Communication Law

    A Socratic Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Randy Bobbitt

    Exploring Communication Law, Second Edition, provides an overview of the law as it pertains to print, broadcast, and online journalism, as well as non-journalistic forms of expression. It begins by introducing students to the First Amendment in a general sense, then explores how the principles of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27
    Routledge

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