Category Archives: communication

Welcome to the University of Illinois Press’s virtual exhibit for the 2021 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual meeting. We hope you’ll step inside our virtual booth and browse new books, journal articles, author interviews, and more. … Continue reading

Welcome to the University of Illinois Press virtual exhibit for the 2021 International Communication Association annual conference! Explore our extensive collection of communication books, blog posts, and more. Use the promo code ICA21 for 50% off of all of our … Continue reading

Cara A. Finnegan, author of Photographic Presidents: Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital, answers questions on her scholarly influences, discoveries, and reader takeaways in her book. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? The initial idea for the … Continue reading

Author, Andrea Wenzel, of Community Centered Journalism: Engaging People, Exploring Solutions, and Building Trust answers questions about her influences for writing, discoveries and myths she hopes to dispel for readers. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? I’ve … Continue reading

Welcome to UIP’s 2020 AEJMC virtual exhibit! Now more than ever, we rely on journalism and mass communication to learn about what’s happening in the world on both a regional and international scale. Take a look at some of our … Continue reading

Amanda Frisken, author of Graphic News: How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism answers questions about her inspiration for writing , sensational journalism, and what she hopes readers will take away from her book. Q: Why did you decide to write … Continue reading

In honor of Black History Month, we have put together a round up of some of our recent and forthcoming titles on the history of the Black press in the United States. This spring, we’re delighted to add E. James … Continue reading

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