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Horrible White PeopleGender, Genre, and Television's Precarious Whiteness

Horrible White People: Gender, Genre, and Television's Precarious Whiteness

Taylor Nygaard and Jorie Lagerwey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479885459
eISBN:
9781479805341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885459.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

At the same time that reactionary conservative political figures like Donald Trump were elected and disastrous socioeconomic policies like Brexit were voted into law, representations of bleakly comic ... More

A Portrait of the Auteur as FanboyThe Construction of Authorship in Transmedia Franchises

A Portrait of the Auteur as Fanboy: The Construction of Authorship in Transmedia Franchises

Anastasia Salter and Mel Stanfill

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830463
eISBN:
9781496830517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830463.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The past decade or so of media promotion has seen a recurring trope of Fanboy to the Rescue—have no fear, it says, this revered franchise is being taken over by a writer, director, or producer who is ... More

Gaming SexismGender and Identity in the Era of Casual Video Games

Gaming Sexism: Gender and Identity in the Era of Casual Video Games

Amanda C. Cote

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479838523
eISBN:
9781479802210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479838523.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In 2012, video gaming culture saw an interesting, paradoxical divergence. On one hand, game journalists and trade organizations testified that gaming had significantly diversified from its masculine ... More

Community-Centered JournalismEngaging People, Exploring Solutions, and Building Trust

Community-Centered Journalism: Engaging People, Exploring Solutions, and Building Trust

Andrea Wenzel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043307
eISBN:
9780252052187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043307.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In A Case for Community-Centered Journalism: Solutions, Engagement, Trust, Andrea Wenzel maps out a process model for building trust—not just in journalism, but between different sectors of ... More

Metrics at WorkJournalism and the Contested Meaning of Algorithms

Metrics at Work: Journalism and the Contested Meaning of Algorithms

Angele Christin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691175232
eISBN:
9780691200002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175232.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

When the news moved online, journalists suddenly learned what their audiences actually liked, through algorithmic technologies that scrutinize web traffic and activity. Has this advent of audience ... More

The road to BrexitA cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

The road to Brexit: A cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

Ina Habermann (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145086
eISBN:
9781526155559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145093
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This timely collection explores British attitudes to continental Europe that explain the Brexit decision. Analysing British discourses of Europe and the impact of British Euroscepticism, the book ... More

Gamer TroubleFeminist Confrontations in Digital Culture

Gamer Trouble: Feminist Confrontations in Digital Culture

Amanda Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479870103
eISBN:
9781479806522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870103.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Gamers have been in trouble as long as games have existed, constantly mired in controversies about violence, diversity, and online harassment. As our popular understanding of “gamer” shifts beyond ... More

Open World EmpireRace, Erotics, and the Global Rise of Video Games

Open World Empire: Race, Erotics, and the Global Rise of Video Games

Christopher B. Patterson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479802043
eISBN:
9781479886029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802043.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Video games vastly outpace all other entertainment media in revenue and in global reach. On the surface, games do not appear ideological, nor are they categorized as national products, yet their very ... More

Graphic NewsHow Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Graphic News: How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism

Amanda Frisken

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042980
eISBN:
9780252051838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042980.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores sensationalism as it took hold of U.S. media between 1870 and 1900. During this period, print news publishers became adept at translating stories about sex, crime, and violence ... More

Distributed BlacknessAfrican American Cybercultures

Distributed Blackness: African American Cybercultures

André Brock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479820375
eISBN:
9781479811908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479820375.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book addresses Black culture, Web 2.0, and social networks from new methodological perspectives. Using critical technocultural discourse analysis, the chapters within examine Black-designed ... More

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