Category Archives: communication

We are pleased to announce that In Search of Belonging: Latinas, Media, and Citizenship by Jillian M. Báez has won the Bonnie Ritter Outstanding Feminist Book Award from the Feminist & Women Studies Division of the National Communication Association. The … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Mascot Nation: The Controversy over Native American Representations in Sports by Andrew C. Billings and Jason Edward Black has won the Best Book Award from the American Studies Division of the National Communication Association. … Continue reading

This year we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the History of Communication Series! Check out the new anniversary catalog, available here. In the early 1990s Richard Wentworth, the director of the University of Illinois Press, invited Bob McChesney to … Continue reading

Beginning Monday, August 6, 2018, visit Senior Acquisitions Editor Daniel Nasset in the exhibit hall at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 2018 Conference. Get University of Illinois Press books at the conference discount of up to 40% … Continue reading

Headed to AEJMC next week? Here are five books to keep on your radar as you peruse the exhibit hall: 1. Interactive Journalism: Hackers, Data, and Code By Nikki Usher “In Interactive Journalism, Nikki Usher skillfully answers three questions rarely addressed at the … Continue reading

Bilge Yesil, author of Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State appeared on Democracy Now! last week to weigh in on the Turkish referendum, whether Turkey will become a dictatorship, and Erdogan’s policies in the context of his book. … Continue reading

An excerpt from the new book The Media Commons: Globalization and Environmental Discourses, by Patrick D. Murphy. ….Integrated media systems promote the pursuit of wasteful cultural practices and ecologically unsustainable lifestyles by presenting an imaginistic and informational confluence of codes … Continue reading

March 28 marks the date of a historic moment in the history of comedy. On that date in 1948, Jack Benny’s popular radio show aired one of the great exchanges in the long history of that beloved program: Mugger: Your … Continue reading

In recent years, China’s leaders have taken decisive action to transform information, communications, and technology (ICT) into the nation’s next pillar industry. In Networking China, Yu Hong offers an overdue examination of that burgeoning sector’s political economy. Hong focuses on … Continue reading

Back before the FBI was accused of throwing elections, it kept immense files on all sorts of American citizens. Many of these suspicious characters worked as public intellectuals, a class of people regarded in some circles as, by definition, subversive. John … Continue reading