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Science Journalism
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|June 14, 2017

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Science Journalism: An Introduction gives wide-ranging guidance on producing journalistic content about different areas of scientific research. It provides a step-by-step guide to mastering the practical skills necessary for covering scientific stories and…
Social Media and the Law: A Guidebook for Communication Students and Professionals
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|February 10, 2017

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Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat allow users to connect with one another and share information with the click of a mouse or a tap on a touchscreen—and have become vital tools for professionals in the news and…
Journalism in Context: Practice and Theory for the Digital Age
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|September 15, 2014

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Journalism in Context is an accessible introduction to the theory and practice of journalism in a changing world. The book looks at the way in which power flows through media organisations influencing not only what journalists choose to present to their audiences…
The Containment of Soccer in Australia: Fencing Off the World Game

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According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, outdoor soccer was the second most popular organized sport for Australian children after swimming. It far outstripped the popularity of the three other football codes that are played in Australia – rugby league,…
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|July 3, 2017

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Using an innovative framework, this reader examines the most important and influential writings on modern class relations. Uses an interdisciplinary approach that combines scholarship from political economy, social history, and cultural studies Brings together…
The Promise of Reconciliation?: Examining Violent and Nonviolent Effects on Asian Conflicts

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The Promise of Reconciliation? explores the relationship between violence, nonviolence, and reconciliation in societal conflicts with questions such as: In what ways does violence impact the reconciliation process that necessarily follows a cessation of deadly…
Every Game is an Island: Endings and Extremities in Video Games
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|February 23, 2017

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Despite the pervasive rhetorics of immersion and embodiment found in industrial and social discourses, playing a video game is an exercise in non-linearity. The pervasiveness of trial and error mechanics, unforgiving game over screens, loading times, minute…
Screening Bosnia: Geopolitics, Gender and Nationalism in Film and Television Images of the 1992-95…

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The Bosnian war of 1992-1995 was one of the most brutal conflicts to have erupted since the end of the Second World War. But although the war occurred in 'Europe's backyard' and received significant media coverage in the West, relatively little scholarly…
The Art of Subtraction: Digital Adaptation and the Object Image
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|May 8, 2017

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The Art of Subtraction is the first full-length study on the CD-ROM as a creative platform. Bruno Lessard traces the rise and relatively rapid fall of the CD-ROM in the 1980s and 1990s and its impact as a creative platform for media artists such as Jean-Louis…
Applied Discourse Analysis: Popular Culture, Media, and Everyday Life

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This book, written in an accessible style and illustrated with drawings by the author and with many other images, discusses the basic principles of discourse theory and applies them to various aspects of popular culture, media and everyday life. Among the topics…
Socialbots and Their Friends: Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality

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Many users of the Internet are aware of bots: automated programs that work behind the scenes to come up with search suggestions, check the weather, filter emails, or clean up Wikipedia entries. More recently, a new software robot has been making its presence felt…
Location-Based Social Media: Space, Time and Identity
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|January 23, 2017

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This book extends current understandings of the effects of using locative social media on spatiality, the experience of time and identity. This is a pertinent and timely topic given the increase in opportunities people now have to explicitly and implicitly share…