New Books in Communications

Interviews with Scholars of Media and Communications about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/communications/

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episode 93: Richa Kaul Padte, "Cyber Sexy: Rethinking Pornography" (Penguin Viking, 2018)


Parents, teachers, feminists, conservatives, lawyers, the concerned citizen – pornography raises everyone's hackles...


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episode 15: Discussion of Massive Online Peer Review and Open Access Publishing


In the information age, knowledge is power. Hence, facilitating the access to knowledge to wider publics empowers citizens and makes societies more democratic...


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episode 263: Suk-Young Kim, "K-Pop Live: Fans, Idols, and Multimedia Performance" (Stanford UP, 2018)


Given its expanding multimedia presence in Asia and around the world for many years now, K-pop is a phenomenon that is hard to ignore...


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episode 36: Amit Pinchevski, "Transmitted Wounds: Media and the Mediation of Trauma" (Oxford UP, 2019)


What does it mean to consider trauma and media from the perspective of technology and not from that of the subject of trauma, the clinician or the witness?


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episode 331: Reece Peck, "Fox Populism: Branding Conservatism as Working Class" (Cambridge UP, 2019)


Peck traces the history of Fox's counter-elite brand from Murdoch to O’Reilly to Hannity...


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episode 56: Meredith McCarroll, "Unwhite: Appalachia, Race, and Film" (U Georgia Press, 2018)


If you mention Appalachia to many people, they may immediately respond with the "Deliverance" dueling banjos theme...


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episode 35: James Schwoch, "Wired into Nature: The Telegraph and the North American Frontier" (U Illinois Press, 2018)


It's been called the first Internet. In the nineteenth century, the telegraph spun a world wide web of cables and poles, carrying electronic signals with unprecedented speed...


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episode 97: Thomas F. Gieryn, "Truth-Spots: How Places Make People Believe" (U Chicago, 2018)


During this interview Dr. Gieryn offers an in-depth explanation of how history and biography have fed the narratives told about truth-spots...


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episode 55: Margaret Hennefeld, "Specters of Slapstick and Silent Film Comediennes" (Columbia UP, 2018)


In the early days of film, female comedians appeared in films that included both strange activities and slapstick....


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episode 118: Jacob Johanssen, "Psychoanalysis and Digital Culture: Audiences, Social Media, and Big Data" (Routledge, 2018)


How can insights from psychoanalysis help us understand digital culture?


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