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Electronic Media Research Series


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In 2008, the Broadcast Education Association initiated a new program promotion original research. The result was the creation of the BEA Research Symposium and publications. The purpose of the BEA Symposium is as a catalyst for future research. It honors leading scholars of the discipline and features their work along with new and upcoming scholarship. The Electronic Media Research Series was established in 2010. Along with the BEA Research Symposium Series, this series provides keystone research texts for those researching with the discipline. It will bring the reader up to-date relative to the topics and it reflect the current work within the field as well as providing a comprehensive bibliography and index, facilitating further research.

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The Golden Age of Data: Media Analytics in Study & Practice

The Golden Age of Data: Media Analytics in Study & Practice

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Don Grady
December 20, 2019

Audience and media analytics is more important now than ever, and this latest volume in the cutting-edge BEA Electronic Media Research Series collects some of the top scholars working with big data and analytics today. These chapters describe the development and help define media analytics as an...

Video Games: A Medium That Demands Our Attention

Video Games: A Medium That Demands Our Attention

1st Edition

Nicholas David Bowman
July 27, 2018

This entry in the BEA Electronic Media Research Series, born out of the April 2017 BEA Research Symposium, takes a look at video games, outlining the characteristics of them as cognitive, emotional, physical, and social demanding technologies, and introduces readers to current research on video...

Risk and Health Communication in an Evolving Media Environment

Risk and Health Communication in an Evolving Media Environment

1st Edition

H. Dan O'Hair
February 05, 2018

Broadcast media has a particular fascination with stories that involve risk and health crisis events—disease outbreaks, terrorist acts, and natural disasters—contexts where risk and health communication play a critical role. An evolving media landscape introduces both challenges and opportunities...

Race and Gender in Electronic Media: Content, Context, Culture

Race and Gender in Electronic Media: Content, Context, Culture

1st Edition

Rebecca Ann Lind
August 31, 2017

This volume will feature research examining the consequences, implications, and opportunities associated with issues of diversity in the electronic media. The topics of gender and race in electronic media have been hot topics of study and remain so today. The book will consider race and gender...

Media and Social Life

Media and Social Life

1st Edition

Mary Beth Oliver, Arthur A. Raney
May 06, 2016

Our use of media touches on almost all aspects of our social lives, be they friendships, parent-child relationships, emotional lives, or social stereotypes. How we understand ourselves and others is now largely dependent on how we perceive ourselves and others in media, how we interact with one...

Digital Technology and the Future of Broadcasting: Global Perspectives

Digital Technology and the Future of Broadcasting: Global Perspectives

1st Edition

John V. Pavlik
July 22, 2015

This volume presents timely discussions on how digital technology is reshaping broadcasting and the media in the United States and around the world. It features contributions from distinguished scholars and young researchers, representing work that spans domestic and international issues of...

Media and the Moral Mind

Media and the Moral Mind

1st Edition

Ron Tamborini
June 08, 2015

Questions regarding the relation between media and morality have been a lasting concern. Can media exposure shape or alter moral values? Does morality influence how audience members select, interpret and respond to media content? Attempts to answer such questions are hindered by the complex nature...

Media Management and Economics Research in a Transmedia Environment

Media Management and Economics Research in a Transmedia Environment

1st Edition

Alan B. Albarran
June 08, 2015

This landmark work centers on media management and economics within a diverse, international, historical and constantly changing environment. The chapters herein reflect the current state of research and present directions for future study. Developed at the 2012 Research Symposium in conjunction...

Sports Media: Transformation, Integration, Consumption

Sports Media: Transformation, Integration, Consumption

1st Edition

Andrew C. Billings
September 20, 2013

Looking toward a future with increasingly hybridized media offerings, Sports Media: Transformation, Integration, Consumption examines sports media scholarship and its role in facilitating understanding of the increasingly complex world of sports media. Acknowledging that consumer demand for sports...

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