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  • Stories of Childhoodby Dean W. Duncan

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 65.00

    This study questions the widely held perception that books, as an artistic medium, are superior to and more respectable than film or television, sometimes considered frivolous and pernicious. Criticism of both the big and small screens often obscures their signal accomplishments and the entertainment and insight they provide. The author analyzes our... more...

  • Participatory Politics and Citizen Journalism in a Networked Africaby Bruce Mutsvairo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book investigates the role of citizen journalism in railroading social and political changes in sub-Saharan Africa. Case studies are drawn from research conducted by leading scholars from the fields of media studies, journalism, anthropology and history, who uniquely probe the real impact of technologies in driving change in Africa. more...

  • Memory in a Mediated Worldby Andrea Hajek; Christine Lohmeier; Christian Pentzold

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Considering both retrospective memories and the prospective employment of memories, Memory in a Mediated World examines troubled times that demand resolution, recovery and restoration. Its contributions provide empirically grounded analyses of how media are employed by individuals and social groups to connect the past, the present and the future.... more...

  • Political Turbulenceby Helen Margetts; Peter John; Scott Hale; Taha Yasseri

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    As people spend increasing proportions of their daily lives using social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, they are being invited to support myriad political causes by sharing, liking, endorsing, or downloading. Chain reactions caused by these tiny acts of participation form a growing part of collective action today, from neighborhood campaigns... more...

  • Journalism Ethics and Regulationby Chris Frost

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    The new edition of Journalism Ethics and Regulation presents an accessible, comprehensive and in-depth guide to this vital and fast moving area of journalistic practice and academic study. The fourth edition presents expanded and updated chapters on: Privacy, including the pitfalls of Facebook privacy policies and access to social media... more...

  • Foundations of Mobile Media Studiesby Jason Farman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.99

    First Published in 2016. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company. more...

  • Food, Media and Contemporary Cultureby Peri Bradley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Food, Media and Contemporary Culture is designed to interrogate the cultural fascination with food as the focus of a growing number of visual texts that reveal the deep, psychological relationship that each of us has with rituals of preparing, presenting and consuming food and images of food. more...

  • Biopolitical Mediaby Allen Meek

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book presents an historical account of media and catastrophe that engages with theories of biopolitics in the work of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri and others. It explains how responses to catastrophe in media and cultural criticism over the past 150 years are embedded in biological conceptions of life and death,... more...

  • A History of the International Movement of Journalistsby Kaarle Nordenstreng; Ulf Jonas Björk; Frank Beyersdorf; Svennik Høyer; Epp Lauk

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This study presents a general history of how journalism as an emerging profession became internationally organized over the past one hundred and twenty years, seen mainly through the associations founded to promote the interests of journalists around the world. more...

  • Feminism, Labour and Digital Mediaby Kylie Jarrett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    There is a contradiction at the heart of digital media. We use commercial platforms to express our identity, to build community and to engage politically. At the same time, our status updates, tweets, videos, photographs and music files are free content for these sites. We are also generating an almost endless supply of user data that can be mined,... more...