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The media reader : continuity and transformation

Author: Hugh Mackay
Publisher: London : SAGE Publ., 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Repr. of the ed. 1999View all editions and formats
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This text is an essential sourcebook of key statements about transformations in media culture. Focusing on questions of democracy, technology and culture, it provides theoretical approaches to past  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Mackay
ISBN: 0761962506 9780761962502
OCLC Number: 179731019
Description: XIV, 425 Seiten
Contents: PART ONE: MASS COMMUNICATION AND THE MODERN WORLDThe Media and Modernity - John ThompsonCorporate Dynamics and Broadcasting Futures - Graham MurdockThe Technology and the Society - Raymond WilliamsWhen Old Technologies Were New - Carolyn Marvin Implementing the FutureThe Wireless Age - Patrice Flichy Radio BroadcastingPART TWO: UNDERSTANDING `TRANSFORMATIONS' IN MEDIA CULTURENo Sense of Place - Joshua Meyrowitz The Impact of Electronic Media on Social BehaviourInformation Technology and the Myth of Abundance - Anthony SmithWhat Information Society? - Frank WebsterCultural Globalisation - John Tomlinson Placing and Displacing the WestThe Global Media in the Late 1990s - Edward Herman and Robert McChesneyPopular Culture on a Global Scale - Simon During A Challenge for Cultural Studies?PART THREE: NEW MEDIA FOR NEW TIMESBroadcasting is Dead. Long Live Digital Choice - Jeanette SteemersMaking Television News in the Satellite Age - Brent MacGregorThe Virtual Community - Howard Rheingold Finding Connection in a Computerised WorldIdentity in the Age of the Internet - Sherry TurkleThe Development of Interactive Games - Leslie HaddonPART FOUR: FUTURE PERFECT?Reimagined Communities? New Media, New Possibilities - David Morley and Kevin RobinsThe World Wide Web of Surveillance - David Lyon The Internet and Off-World Power FlowsIn the Realm of Uncertainty - Ien Ang The Global Village and Capitalist PostmodernityRemote Control? Politics, Technology and 'Electronic Democracy' - John StreetAn Introduction to the Information Age - Manuel Castells
Responsibility: ed. by Hugh Mackay and Tim OS̉ullivan.

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