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  • Cross-continental Views on Journalistic Skillsby Leen d'Haenens; MichaŽl Opgenhaffen; Maarten Corten

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00

    This book considers the role journalism education plays in coping with a changing media landscape. It looks at how journalists†can empower themselves in an effort to excel in an evolving†environment and considers†whether†it suffices for them to master ?pre-millennial? basic skills or†whether brand new competencies need to be incorporated. Few dramatic... more...

  • Reframing Visual Social Scienceby Luc Pauwels

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    A guide to the methods and techniques used to visually study and communicate culture and society. more...

  • Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860by Heather A. Haveman

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    From the colonial era to the onset of the Civil War, Magazines and the Making of America looks at how magazines and the individuals, organizations, and circumstances they connected ushered America into the modern age. How did a magazine industry emerge in the United States, where there were once only amateur authors, clumsy technologies for production... more...

  • Re-Inventing the Mediaby Graeme Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Re-Inventing the Media provides a highly original re-thinking of media studies for the contemporary post-broadcast, post-analogue, and post-mass media era. While media and cultural studies has made much of the changes to the media landscape that have come from digital technologies, these constitute only part of the transformations that have... more...

  • The Video Game Debateby Rachel Kowert; Thorsten Quandt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public. In this collection, international experts review the latest research findings in the field of digital game studies and weigh... more...

  • The Myth of Post-Racialism in Television Newsby Libby Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book explores the written and unwritten requirements Black journalists face in their efforts to get and keep jobs in television news. Informed by interviews with journalists themselves, Lewis examines how raced Black journalists and their journalism organizations process their circumstances and choose to respond to the corporate and institutional... more...

  • Coming of Age in Second Lifeby Tom Boellstorff; Tom Boellstorff

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Millions of people around the world today spend portions of their lives in online virtual worlds. Second Life is one of the largest of these virtual worlds. The residents of Second Life create communities, buy property and build homes, go to concerts, meet in bars, attend weddings and religious services, buy and sell virtual goods and services, find... more...

  • Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film 3-Volume Setby Ian Aitken

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 730.00

    The Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film is a fully international reference work on the history of the documentary film from the LumiŤre brothers' Workers Leaving the LumiŤre Factory (1885) to Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 911 (2004). This Encyclopedia provides a resource that critically analyzes that history in all its aspects. Not only does... more...

  • Managing Today?s News Mediaby Samir A. (Afif) Husni; Debora R. (Rae) Halpern Wenger; Hank Price

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 47.00

    The business of journalism is in the midst of massive change. Managing Today?s News Media: Audience First offers practical solutions on how to cope with and adapt to the evolving media landscape. News media experts† Samir Husni, Debora Halpern Wenger, and Hank Price †introduce a forward-looking framework for understanding why change is occurring... more...

  • Affective Methodologiesby Britta Timm Knudsen; Carsten Stage

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    The collection proposes inventive research strategies for the study of the affective and fluctuating dimensions of cultural life. It presents studies of nightclubs, YouTube memes, political provocations, heritage sites, blogging, education development, and haunting memories. more...