Members' books

In this section we announce recently published books by IAMCR members to the IAMCR community. If you are a member of IAMCR and would like to have your recent book listed, send us a message...

By Massimo Ragnedda and Maria Laura Ruiu, this book examines how digital capital can be defined, measured and impact policy.
By Sadia Jamil, this book is an essential reference source that evaluates how diverse threats impact on journalists’ wellbeing, their right to freedom of expression, and overall media freedoms in various contexts.
Sarah T. Roberts, an award-winning social media scholar, offers the first extensive ethnographic study of the commercial content moderation industry.
Edited by Hilde C. Stephansen and Emiliano Treré, this groundbreaking collection advances understanding of the concept of media practices by critically interrogating its relevance for the study of citizen and activist media.
By Sang Kil, this book examines the notion of the body politic in border newspaper coverage of the USA-Mexico divide.
By Dal Yong Jin, this book explores the interactions of local and global politics, economics, and culture to contextualize the development of Korean cinema.
By William J. Buxton, this book comprises eight texts by Innis, including his 1930 biography of Pond as well as his writings on the explorer's myriad activities.
Edited by Mariëlle Wijermars and Katja Lehtisaari, this book provides a deep and rich understanding of the changing structures and practices of national and transnational Russian media.
By Richard Maxwell and Toby Miller, this succinct and lively book takes a critical look at contemporary gadgets and the systems that connect them, shedding light on environmental risks.
Edited by the late Klaus Arnold, Paschal Preston and Susanne Kinnebrock, this groundbreaking handbook takes a cross-national approach to the media history of Europe of the past 100 years.
In this book, Victor Pickard presents a counter-narrative that shows how the modern journalism crisis stems from media's historical over-reliance on advertising revenue, the ascendance of media monopolies, and a lack of public oversight.
Edited by Randy Nichols and Gabriela Martinez, this book provides a critical political economic examination of the impact of increasingly concentrated global media industries.
By Francis Arackal, this book is an attempt to bring together significant topics from Media, Economics, Human Rights, and Sociology in one place and provide useful references to students, faculty, researchers, and other interested readers.
By Patrick Burkart and Tom McCourt, this book asks the pivotal question of how and why the instrumental uses of invasive software by corporations and government agencies contribute to social change.
By Russell A. Newman. An argument that the movement for network neutrality was of a piece with its neoliberal environment, solidifying the continued existence of a commercially driven internet
Edited by Emmanuel K. Ngwainmbi, this book investigates ways in which global media coverage of conflicts affects the worldviews of the social and cultural values of nationals from the war regions.
In this timely book, critical theorist Christian Fuchs asks: What is nationalism and what is the role of social media in the communication of nationalist ideology?
By Iginio Gagliardone, this book provides the first assessment of China’s new model for the media strategies of developing states, and the consequences of policing Africa’s information space for geopolitics, security and citizenship.
By Dal Yong Jin, this book maps out the increasing role of digital platforms as they have shifted the contours of globalization.
By Vaia Doudaki and Angeliki Boubouka, this book develops a framework for identifying discourses of legitimation of actors, political decisions, and policies in the news.