Communication Studies

Welcome to the CAP Virtual Exhibit for ICA 2020

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Take a look at the latest titles in Media & Communication Studies:


Film, TV & Photography

Race & Ethnicity

Social Media & Gaming



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The Costs of Connection

Stanford University Press


New York University Press

Technologies of Speculation

New York University Press

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Interview Andre Brock, author of Distributed Blackness

Q&A on the University of Illinois Press Blog with Amanda Frisken, author of Graphic News

Q: Why did you decide to write this book? 

In researching my book about Victoria Woodhull, I uncovered a trove of images from weekly illustrated sporting newspapers that became central to my analysis. I found that illustrated daily and weekly newspapers had a significant impact on political culture in the post-Civil War years. Woodhull was a media event in her own right, but she also used the media – weekly, daily newspapers, and her own press – to influence public opinion.  News images, I came to understand, empowered a variety of political players to communicate – and challenge – messages in the public sphere. Major media events of the last few decades of the nineteenth century fueled the rise of sensationalism in weekly and then daily newspapers. And sensational illustrations, intentionally or not, manipulated the way people perceived those events…

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