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Second Life, media, and the other society

Author: Phylis Johnson
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, ©2010.
Series: Digital formations, v. 58.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the convergence of media in the largest residential virtual community to date in the gaming world: Second Life. This user contentdriven platform has brought media makers and audiences together in interactive environments where news, entertainment, and art have become programming for virtual media networks with implications for traditional mainstream programming and distribution. New media moguls  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phylis Johnson
ISBN: 9781433106163 1433106167 9781433106170 1433106175
OCLC Number: 606053880
Description: xxii, 284 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Second Life, imagination, and virtual community --
Social networking : extending your circle of friends, virtually --
Identity in-world : self and fantasy in Second Life --
Extending consumer culture : work and economy in the virtual world --
Safe spaces : home sweet home in another world --
The image makers : selling fantasy and reality in Second Life --
Flying to learn : exploring real life through the virtual campus --
Tuned into Second Life : avatar groupies, beer gardens, and soundscapes --
My avatar is watching television : media makers and audiences --
News media across the metaverse : reporting live from a virtual world near you --
The fringe of Second Life : sex, violence and crime --
Diversity in Second Life : virtual expression through color and gender --
Religion in Second Life : virtual gods, spirituality, and fellowship --
Conclusion: A second look at virtual worlds : is the future now? --
Epilogue: The rebaking of Second Life : creating virtual worlds that people inhabit.
Series Title: Digital formations, v. 58.
Responsibility: Phylis Johnson.

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Examines the convergence of media in the largest residential virtual community to date in the gaming world: Second Life. This book explores media's role in reporting and reflecting the social,  Read more...

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