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Routledge Focus on Communication and Society


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Routledge Focus on Communication and Society offers both established and early-career academics the flexibility to publish cutting-edge analysis on topical issues, research on new media or in-depth case studies within the broad field of media, communication and cultural studies. Its main concerns are whether the media empower or fail to empower popular forces in society; media organisations and public policy; and the political and social consequences of the media.

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Right-Wing Alternative Media

Right-Wing Alternative Media

1st Edition

Kristoffer Holt
July 30, 2019

This book offers a fresh perspective on central questions related to right-wing alternative media: Can right-wing media be alternative? Why do they exist? Are they a threat to the existing order and what have the reactions been from mainstream politicians and media actors? The rise and success of...

Reporting China on the Rise: Habitus and Prisms of China Correspondents

Reporting China on the Rise: Habitus and Prisms of China Correspondents

1st Edition

Yuan Zeng
April 24, 2019

Drawing on the structural-constructivist framework of journalistic field and habitus, Reporting China on the Rise examines the internal and external dynamics which are shaping the work of foreign correspondents in China during Xi Jinping’s tenure. This study presents findings from extensive...

Bad News from Venezuela: Twenty years of fake news and misreporting

Bad News from Venezuela: Twenty years of fake news and misreporting

1st Edition

Alan Macleod
April 10, 2018

Since the election of President Hugo Chavez in 1998, Venezuela has become an important news item. Western coverage is shaped by the cultural milieu of its journalists, with news written from New York or London by non-specialists or by those staying inside wealthy guarded enclaves in an intensely...

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