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Revision and the Superhero Genre by David Hyman Revision and the Superhero Genre

This book argues that superhero revision offers new perspectives on the theory and practice of revision in broader contexts, in particular composition studies. Key developments in the history of superhero and composition revision reveal that both are deeply embedded in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/09/2017

Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity Transdisciplinary Approaches by Susanne Foellmer Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity Transdisciplinary Approaches

As individuals incorporate new forms of media into their daily routines, these media transform individuals' engagement with networks of heterogeneous actors. Using the concept of media practices, this volume looks at processes of social and political transformation in diverse regions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Future Journalism Where We are and Where We're Going by Sue Greenwood Future Journalism Where We are and Where We're Going

Future Journalism investigates where journalism has come from, where it is now, and where it might be going, through a range of case studies on organisations pushing the traditional boundaries of journalism practice, including Vice, Buzzfeed, Bellingvat, the Washington Post,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Future Journalism Where We Are and Where We're Going by Sue Greenwood Future Journalism Where We Are and Where We're Going

Future Journalism investigates where journalism has come from, where it is now and where it might be going, through a range of case studies on organisations pushing the traditional boundaries of journalism, including Vice, Buzzfeed, Bellingcat, The Washington Post, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/09/2017

Geomedia Studies Spaces and Mobilities in Mediatized Worlds by Karin Fast Geomedia Studies Spaces and Mobilities in Mediatized Worlds

This book introduces and develops the concept of geomedia studies as the name of a particular subfield of communication geography. Despite the accelerating societal relevance of 'geomedia' technologies for the production of various spaces, mobilities, and power-relations, and the unquestionable...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Italy beyond Gomorrah Roberto Saviano and Transmedia Disruption by Floriana Bernardi Italy beyond Gomorrah Roberto Saviano and Transmedia Disruption

This book offers an innovative interdisciplinary perspective in the study of Roberto Saviano as a media/literary phenomenon. It includes a thorough analysis of Saviano's public personality and production with accurate references to key semiotic and cultural studies notions such as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/09/2017

Austerity as Public Mood Social Anxieties and Social Struggles by Kirsten Forkert Austerity as Public Mood Social Anxieties and Social Struggles

Explores how politicians and the press in the UK mobilise support for 'austerity' through appealing to socially conservative conceptions of work and community. It examines the techniques of anti-austerity social movements in challenging the prevailing mood of guilt, nostalgia and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/09/2017

Italy beyond Gomorrah Roberto Saviano and Transmedia Disruption by Floriana Bernardi Italy beyond Gomorrah Roberto Saviano and Transmedia Disruption

This book offers an innovative interdisciplinary perspective in the study of Roberto Saviano as a media/literary phenomenon. It includes a thorough analysis of Saviano's public personality and production with accurate references to key semiotic and cultural studies notions such as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/09/2017

Media, Diaspora and Conflict by Ola Ogunyemi Media, Diaspora and Conflict

This edited collection argues that the connective and orientation roles ascribed to diasporic media overlook the wider roles they perform in reporting intractable conflicts in the Homeland. Considering the impacts of conflict on migration in the past decades, it is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Social Networking Redefining Communication in the Digital Age by Anastacia Kurylo Social Networking Redefining Communication in the Digital Age

This book explores the phenomenon of online social networking in the contexts of a global multicultural society caught in the turmoil of the information and communication revolution. It offers readers an up-to-date overview of the field and pushes the area...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Social Inequalities, Media, and Communication Theory and Roots by Jan Servaes Social Inequalities, Media, and Communication Theory and Roots

This volume contains contributions from an international array of scholars and provides a global analysis of theoretical approaches to social inequalities as they relate to media and communication, including critical discussions of class and gender analyses and discourses on capitalism...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Heroes, Heroines, and Everything in Between Challenging Gender and Sexuality Stereotypes in Children's Entertainment Media by CarrieLynn D. Reinhard Heroes, Heroines, and Everything in Between Challenging Gender and Sexuality Stereotypes in Children's Entertainment Media

The past decade has seen an increase in nontraditional representations of gender and sexuality identities in children's entertainment media, keeping pace with the improved acceptance of these identities in global society and culture. This anthology collects analyses of these representations...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Media, Millennials, and Politics The Coming of Age of the Next Political Generation by Alison Novak Media, Millennials, and Politics The Coming of Age of the Next Political Generation

Media, Millennials, and Politics scrutinizes the media's narration and coverage of political participation of the millennial generation in the 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2014 elections and identifies the primarily negative discourses that have shaped the relationship between millennials, politics, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Women Leaders and Gender Stereotyping in the UK Press A Poststructuralist Approach by Judith Baxter Women Leaders and Gender Stereotyping in the UK Press A Poststructuralist Approach

This book explores how the UK press constructs and represents women leaders drawn from three professional spheres: politics, business, and the mass media. Despite significant career progress made by women leaders in these professions, many British newspapers continue to portray...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Sound, Space and Society Rebel Radio by Kimberley Peters Sound, Space and Society Rebel Radio

In 1964, rebel radio stations took to the seas in converted ships to offer listening choice to a young, resistant audience, against a backdrop of restrictive broadcasting policies. considering how space matters in the production, consumption and regulation of audio...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

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The Routledge Companion to Media Studies and Digital Humanities by Jentery Sayers The Routledge Companion to Media Studies and Digital Humanities

Although the fields of media studies and digital humanities are both well established, their overlaps have not been examined in depth. This comprehensive collection fills that gap, giving students, scholars, and media studies practitioners a cutting-edge guide to understanding the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

The State of Asian Communication Research and Directions for the 21st Century by Ran (University of South Carolina, USA) Wei The State of Asian Communication Research and Directions for the 21st Century
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The 21st century has been called `the Asian Century' by Eastern and Western academics, largely due to the economic and cultural rise of China and India. This volume explores both what this means for communication research, and the implications of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Digital Capital by Sora Park Digital Capital

This book describes and understands the many factors that influence a person's behavior towards digital technologies, and how that affects the person's potential to benefit from digital society.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Chinese Social Media Social, Cultural, and Political Implications by Mike (Curtin University, Australia) Kent Chinese Social Media Social, Cultural, and Political Implications
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This book brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to address critical perspectives on Chinese language social media, internationalizing the state of social media studies beyond the Anglophone paradigm. The collection focuses on the intersections between Chinese language social...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Media and Class TV, Film, and Digital Culture by June (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA) Deery Media and Class TV, Film, and Digital Culture
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Although the idea of class is again becoming politically and culturally charged, the relationship between media and class remains understudied. This diverse collection draws together prominent and emerging media scholars to offer readers a much-needed orientation within the wider categories...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Mass Media Revolution by J. Charles (University of Maryland University College, USA) Sterin, Tameka Winston Mass Media Revolution
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Now in its Third Edition, Mass Media Revolution remains a dynamic guide to the world of mass media, enhancing its readers' development as critical consumers. The text employs a storytelling narrative style and integrated, chapter-specific digital material, providing a seamless...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

Mass Media Revolution by J. Charles (University of Maryland University College, USA) Sterin, Tameka Winston Mass Media Revolution
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Now in its Third Edition, Mass Media Revolution remains a dynamic guide to the world of mass media, enhancing its readers' development as critical consumers. The text employs a storytelling narrative style and integrated, chapter-specific digital material, providing a seamless...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Media and Class TV, Film, and Digital Culture by June (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA) Deery Media and Class TV, Film, and Digital Culture
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Although the idea of class is again becoming politically and culturally charged, the relationship between media and class remains understudied. This diverse collection draws together prominent and emerging media scholars to offer readers a much-needed orientation within the wider categories...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

After the Internet by Ramesh Srinivasan, Adam Fish After the Internet
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Whether in imagination or practice, the promise of networked digital technology has great appeal. With the expansion of Internet access worldwide it seemed that the economic and political playing field would be leveled. Any user across the world would be...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

After the Internet by Ramesh Srinivasan, Adam Fish After the Internet
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Whether in imagination or practice, the promise of networked digital technology has great appeal. With the expansion of Internet access worldwide it seemed that the economic and political playing field would be leveled. Any user across the world would be...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

The Impact of Regulatory Change on Media Market Competition and Media Management A Special Double Issue of the International Journal on Media Management by Philip M. Napoli The Impact of Regulatory Change on Media Market Competition and Media Management A Special Double Issue of the International Journal on Media Management

The focus theme section of this special issue addresses not only the impact of regulatory change on media market competition from an economic standpoint, but also the impact of regulatory change on competition in the marketplace of ideas. While it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Design for Media A Handbook for Students and Professionals in Journalism, PR, and Advertising by Di Hand Design for Media A Handbook for Students and Professionals in Journalism, PR, and Advertising

This essential guide provides you with a tailored introduction to the design techniques and production practices employed in the media industry. It presents clear and relevant explanations of how to design and produce any type of print and online publication...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Instant Surround Sound by Jeffrey Fisher Instant Surround Sound

The V.A.S.S.T. Instant Series features a visually oriented, step-by-step instructional style that effectively guides readers through complex processes. Surround sound is rapidly displacing stereophonic sound as the accepted standard. This low-price-point book is an easy buy to provide the reader...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Buying and Selling Multimedia Services by Gerry Souter Buying and Selling Multimedia Services

This book is a comprehensive guide to buying and developing multimedia in the most cost-effective manner. Focusing on the human factors in producing multimedia, rather than just the software, Buying and Selling Multimedia Services is aimed at both buyers and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Exploring Mass Media for A Changing World by Ray A Hiebert Exploring Mass Media for A Changing World

Beautifully written and class tested, Exploring Mass Media for a Changing World provides a comprehensive but modestly priced text around which instructors can develop a customized teaching package. Written for introductory courses, it covers essential information students need in order...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Other books in this genre

Social Media and Civil Society in Japan by Muneo Kaigo Social Media and Civil Society in Japan

This book offers an overview of social media usage in Japan and describes its role in society during mid-level disruptions by natural disasters. Conceived during and after the Great East Japan Earthquake that devastated large portions of the north-eastern area...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

Media Globalization and Digital Journalism in Malaysia A Hierarchy of Influences on Network Newswork in Glocal Spheres by Amira Firdaus Media Globalization and Digital Journalism in Malaysia A Hierarchy of Influences on Network Newswork in Glocal Spheres

The media ecology within which conventional mainstream journalism currently operates has undergone major transformations since the advent of social media. These transformations arise from the disruption brought upon by the emergence of networked, interactive platforms and user-driven online applications including...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

Mobile Media Technologies and Poiesis Rediscovering How We Use Technology to Cultivate Meaning in a Nihilistic World by Justin Michael Battin Mobile Media Technologies and Poiesis Rediscovering How We Use Technology to Cultivate Meaning in a Nihilistic World

This book intertwines phenomenological fieldwork with a wide range of Heidegger's writings to explore how our everyday uses of mobile media technologies permit a unique avenue to rediscover poiesis, our creative cultivation that is simultaneously a bringing forth, a revealing....
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/08/2017

Revise BTEC National Creative Digital Media Production Revision Workbook by Revise BTEC National Creative Digital Media Production Revision Workbook

This Revision Workbook delivers hassle-free hands-on practice for the externally assessed units.
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/08/2017

Media and the Experience of Social Change The Arab World by Tim Markham Media and the Experience of Social Change The Arab World

Drawing on both philosophy and an investigation of what people actually do with media, this book takes aim at the conventional wisdom and opens up new ways of thinking about media and the way we experience change.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/08/2017

Media and the Experience of Social Change The Arab World by Tim Markham Media and the Experience of Social Change The Arab World

Drawing on both philosophy and an investigation of what people actually do with media, this book takes aim at the conventional wisdom and opens up new ways of thinking about media and the way we experience change.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

Streaming, Sharing, Stealing Big Data and the Future of Entertainment by Michael D. (Carnegie Mellon University) Smith, Rahul (Carnegie Mellon University) Telang Streaming, Sharing, Stealing Big Data and the Future of Entertainment
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[The authors explain] gently yet firmly exactly how the internet threatens established ways and what can and cannot be done about it. Their book should be required for anyone who wishes to believe that nothing much has changed. -- The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

The Message is Murder Substrates of Computational Capital by Jonathan Beller The Message is Murder Substrates of Computational Capital

A compelling case for recognising media communications as technologies of political economy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Queercore Queer Punk Media Subculture by Curran (The University of Texas at Austin, USA) Nault Queercore Queer Punk Media Subculture
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Queercore is a queer and punk transmedia movement that was instigated in 1980s Toronto via the pages of the underground fanzine ( zine ) J.D.s. Authored by G.B. Jones and Bruce LaBruce, J.D.s. declared civil war on the punk and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Radio Programming: Tactics and Strategy by Eric Norberg Radio Programming: Tactics and Strategy

A practical handbook for programming directors, this guide focuses on achieving specific objectives in today's modern, competitive environment.Radio Programming is designed to convey underlying principles and to assist the programmer in accomplishing specific objectives, without mandating exact implementation methods. Instead,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Black Women's Portrayals on Reality Television The New Sapphire by Donnetrice C. Allison Black Women's Portrayals on Reality Television The New Sapphire

This book critically analyzes how the perpetuation of negative racial and gender stereotypes in reality television influences how the U.S. views black women.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

China in the Mix Cinema, Sound, and Popular Culture in the Age of Globalization by Ying Xiao China in the Mix Cinema, Sound, and Popular Culture in the Age of Globalization

Scarce attention has been paid to the dimension of sound and its essential role in constructing image, culture, and identity in Chinese film and media. China in the Mix fills a critical void as the first book to examine the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

The Rise and Fall of The British Press by Mick Temple The Rise and Fall of The British Press

The Rise and Fall of The British Press present a clinical and provocative overview at the past, present and immediate future of the printed newspaper. Mick Taylor appraises the historic and ongoing contribution of the UK press to the public...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Chinese Animation, Creative Industries, and Digital Culture by Weihua Wu Chinese Animation, Creative Industries, and Digital Culture

This book explores the development of the Chinese animation film industry from the beginning of China's reform process up to the present. It discusses above all the relationship between the communist state's policies to stimulate creative industries , concepts of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

The American Presidency and Entertainment Media How Technology Affects Political Communication by Thomas Gallagher The American Presidency and Entertainment Media How Technology Affects Political Communication

This book examines the presidency's relationship with television entertainment, particularly late night comic talk shows. It covers presidential campaigns and administrations from Ronald Reagan to Donald Trump.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

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