• Language Arts & Disciplines

Media & Culture

Mass Communication in a Digital Age
Author: Richard Campbell,Christopher R. Martin,Bettina Fabos
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1319010431
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 672
View: 6243
A number of high stakes conflicts — over net neutrality, streaming music, copyrights, the shifting fortunes of various media outlets, and divisive politics — continue to unfold over YouTube, Twitter, TV screens, and other mediated feeds. The speed at which these stories are consumed means that understanding the complex connections between the media and our culture is more important than ever. The new tenth edition of Media & Culture starts with the digital world students know and then goes further, focusing on what these constant changes mean to them. As always, Media & Culture brings together industry expertise, media history, and current trends for an exhilarating look at the media right now. Through new infographics, cross-reference pages, and a new digital jobs feature, this edition offers the most contemporary and compelling examinations yet of how the media industries connect, interlock, and converge.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Media & Culture

An Introduction to Mass Communication
Author: Richard Campbell,Christopher Martin,Bettina Fabos
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781319058517
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 656
View: 4004
While we all use digital technology daily, many of us don't realize how text, audio, and visual media converge together to enhance our everyday experiences. The new edition of Media & Culture: Mass Communication in a Digital Age enriches students' understanding of these experiences – a skill that has become more important than ever. Media & Culture starts with the digital world students know and then goes further, focusing on what these constant changes mean to them. Through new infographics, cross-reference pages, and a digital jobs feature, the book explains and illustrates how the media industries connect, interlock, and converge, Media & Culture brings together industry expertise, media history, and current trends for an engaging, exhilarating look at the media right now.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Media & Culture 2016 Update

Mass Communication in a Digital Age
Author: Richard Campbell,Christopher R. Martin,Bettina Fabos
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781457668746
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 672
View: 424

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Loose-leaf Version for Media & Culture with 2016 Update

An Introduction to Mass Communication
Author: Richard Campbell,Christopher Martin,Bettina Fabos
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1319047793
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 672
View: 3078
While we all use digital technology daily many of us don’t realize how text, audio, and visual media converge together to enhance our everyday experiences. The tenth edition of Media & Culture: Mass Communication in a Digital Age enriches students' understanding of these experiences by focusing on what the constant changes mean to their everyday lives. Since the publication of the tenth edition, we've seen even more changes: revisions in net neutrality laws, shifts in viewing habits, new forms of online activism, and the kickoff of a new, media-saturated presidential race. The new 2016 update of Media & Culture covers these issues, alongside new infographics, photos, cross-reference pages, and a digital jobs feature. Media & Culture brings together industry expertise, media history, and current trends for an exhilarating look at the media right now.

    • Social Science

Mass Communications and Media Studies

An Introduction
Author: Peyton Paxson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501329952
Category: Social Science
Page: 336
View: 3268
Mass Communications and Media Studies: An Introduction, 2nd edition is a comprehensive yet concise survey of the history of mass communication media, discussing the current state of each medium, and anticipating the future of mass media. Divided into twelve chapters, it can be used in either 16-week semesters or 12-week terms. Retaining the successful organization of the 1st edition, Peyton Paxson writes in an accessible and well-organized manner, catering to both the needs of students and instructors. He begins each chapter with a list of the current issues and trends concerning the chapter's topic, followed by a brief history of that topic, its current state, predictions for the future, an assessment of career opportunities, and discussion questions for critical thinking. More than just updating statistical data, the 2nd edition weaves in discussions of relevant contemporary issues, including crowdsourcing, going 'viral', interactive advertising, tv industry consolidation, 'the internet of things', conflicting ideas of net neutrality and their continuing implications in a more-connected world.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Media and Culture with 2013 Update

An Introduction to Mass Communication
Author: Richard Campbell,Christopher R. Martin,Bettina Fabos
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1457604914
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 608
View: 8487
Today's media landscape is changing faster than ever, and students are experiencing these developments firsthand. Media & Culture pulls back the curtain on the media and shows students what all these new trends and developments really mean — giving students the deeper insight and context they need to become informed media critics. The 2013 Update also includes the must-cover events and trends students need to know to become informed media consumers and critics — from social media's influence on political events like the Occupy Wall Street movement and the Arab Spring revolutions and what the News Corp. phone-hacking scandal means for journalism to the continued growth of television streaming and apps and the advent of tablet-only newspapers. Read the preface.

    • Social Science

Revolutions in Communication

Media History from Gutenberg to the Digital Age
Author: Bill Kovarik
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 144118550X
Category: Social Science
Page: 384
View: 6463
The rise of the Information Age, the fall of the traditional media, and the bewildering explosion of personal information services are all connected to the historical chain of communications' revolutions. We need to understand these revolutions because they influence our present and future as much as any other trend in history. And we need to understand them not simply on a national basis - an unstable foundation for history in any event - but rather as part of the emergent global communications network. Unlike most of the current texts in the field, Revolutions in Communication is an up-to-date resource, expanding upon contemporary scholarship. It provides students and teachers with detailed sidebars about key figures, technical innovations, global trends, and social movements, as well as supplemental reading materials, and a fully supportive companion website. Revolutions in Communication is an authoritative introduction to the history of all branches of media.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

The Media of Mass Communication


Author: John Vivian
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205029587
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 478
View: 7308
Updated in its eleventh edition, The Media of Mass Communication engages readers in the pursuit of greater media literacy and provides accessible insight into the important issues that confront students as consumers and purveyors of mass media. Through exceptional coverage of contemporary media issues and trends, including the on-going transformations in mass media, this text balances the principles and foundations of media literacy with lively examples, streamlined coverage, and a robust media package.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Multimedia Storytelling for Digital Communicators in a Multiplatform World


Author: Seth Gitner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317517962
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 406
View: 977
Multimedia Storytelling for Digital Communicators in a Multiplatform World is a unique guide for all students who need to master visual communication through multiple media and platforms. Every communication field now requires students to be fluent in visual storytelling skill sets, and as the present-day media adapt to a multiplatform world (with ever-increasing delivery systems from desktops to cell phones), students specializing in different forms of communication are discovering the power of merging new multimedia technology with very old and deep-rooted storytelling concepts. Award-winning journalist and multimedia professor Seth Gitner provides students with the tools for successfully realizing this merger, from understanding conflict, characters, and plot development to conducting successful interviews, editing video in post-production, and even sourcing royalty-free music and sound effects. Incorporating how-to’s on everything from website and social media optimization to screenwriting, Multimedia Storytelling aims to be a resource for any student who needs to think and create visually, in fields across broadcast and digital journalism, film, photography, advertising, and public relations. The book also includes a range of supplemental material, including wide-ranging skills exercises for each chapter, interviews with seasoned professionals, key terms, and review questions.

    • Social Science

A Companion to New Media Dynamics


Author: John Hartley,Jean Burgess,Axel Bruns
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119000866
Category: Social Science
Page: 520
View: 2267
A Companion to New Media Dynamics presents a state-of-the-art collection of multidisciplinary readings that examine the origins, evolution, and cultural underpinnings of the media of the digital age in terms of dynamic change Presents a state-of-the-art collection of original readings relating to new media in terms of dynamic change Features interdisciplinary contributions encompassing the sciences, social sciences, humanities and creative arts Addresses a wide range of issues from the ownership and regulation of new media to their form and cultural uses Provides readers with a glimpse of new media dynamics at three levels of scale: the 'macro' or system level; the 'meso' or institutional level; and 'micro' or agency level

    • Social Science

New Media, Old News

Journalism and Democracy in the Digital Age
Author: Natalie Fenton
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1847875742
Category: Social Science
Page: 220
View: 596
In a thorough empirical investigation of journalistic practices in different news contexts, 'New Media, Old News' explores how technological, economic and social changes have reconfigured news journalism, and the consequences of these transformations for a vibrant democracy in our digital age.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Loose-leaf Version for Media and Culture


Author: Richard Campbell,Bettina Fabos,Christopher R. Martin
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9780312542214
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 616
View: 6817

    • Social Science

Media Activism in the Digital Age


Author: Victor Pickard,Guobin Yang
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315393921
Category: Social Science
Page: 232
View: 8219
Media Activism in the Digital Age captures an exciting moment in the evolution of media activism studies and offers an invaluable guide to this vibrant and evolving field of research. Victor Pickard and Guobin Yang have assembled essays by leading scholars and activists to provide case studies of feminist, technological, and political interventions during different historical periods and at local, national, and global levels. Looking at the underlying theories, histories, politics, ideologies, tactics, strategies, and aesthetics, the book takes an expansive view of media activism. It explores how varieties of activism are mediated through communication technologies, how activists deploy strategies for changing the structures of media systems, and how governments and corporations seek to police media activism. From memes to zines, hacktivism to artivism, this volume considers activist practices involving both older kinds of media and newer digital, social, and network-based forms. Media Activism in the Digital Age provides a useful cross-section of this growing field for both students and researchers.

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Introduction to Mass Communication

Media Literacy and Culture
Author: Stanley J. Baran
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN: 9780073209418
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 523
View: 7496
Encourages students to take more active roles as media consumers and gives them an understanding of the role that the media play in both shaping and reflecting culture.

    • Business & Economics

Content is King

News Media Management in the Digital Age
Author: Gary Graham,Debashis Aikat,Anita Greenhill,Donald Shaw,Chris J. Vargo
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1623565456
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
View: 9459
Examines the media industry in an age of disruption, due to advances in digital technology, politically traded organizations and changing media tastes and values.

    • Design

Garments of Paradise

Wearable Discourse in the Digital Age
Author: Susan Elizabeth Ryan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262323974
Category: Design
Page: 336
View: 8812
Wearable technology -- whether a Walkman in the 1970s, an LED-illuminated gown in the 2000s, or Google Glass today -- makes the wearer visible in a technologically literate environment. Twenty years ago, wearable technology reflected cultural preoccupations with cyborgs and augmented reality; today, it reflects our newer needs for mobility and connectedness. In this book, Susan Elizabeth Ryan examines wearable technology as an evolving set of ideas and their contexts, always with an eye on actual wearables -- on clothing, dress, and the histories and social relations they represent. She proposes that wearable technologies comprise a pragmatics of enhanced communication in a social landscape. "Garments of paradise" is a reference to wearable technology's promise of physical and mental enhancements. Ryan defines "dress acts" -- hybrid acts of communication in which the behavior of wearing is bound up with the materiality of garments and devices -- and focuses on the use of digital technology as part of such systems of meaning. She connects the ideas of dress and technology historically, in terms of major discourses of art and culture, and in terms of mass media and media culture, citing such thinkers as Giorgio Agamben, Manuel De Landa, and Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari. She examines the early history of wearable technology as it emerged in research labs; the impact of ubiquitous and affective approaches to computing; interaction design and the idea of wearable technology as a language of embodied technology; and the influence of open source ideology. Finally, she considers the future, as wearing technologies becomes an increasingly naturalized aspect of our social behavior.

    • Social Science

The Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights


Author: Howard Tumber,Silvio Waisbord
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317215125
Category: Social Science
Page: 520
View: 7679
The Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights offers a comprehensive and contemporary survey of the key themes, approaches and debates in the field of media and human rights. The Companion is the first collection to bring together two distinct ways of thinking about human rights and media, including scholarship that examines media as a human right alongside that which looks at media coverage of human rights issues. This international collection of 49 newly written pieces thus provides a unique overview of current research in the field, while also providing historical context to help students and scholars appreciate how such developments depart from past practices. The volume examines the universal principals of freedom of expression, legal instruments, the right to know, media as a human right, and the role of media organisations and journalistic work. It is organised thematically in five parts: Communication, Expression and Human Rights Media Performance and Human Rights: Political Processes Media Performance and Human Rights: News and Journalism Digital Activism, Witnessing and Human Rights Media Representation of Human Rights: Cultural, Social and Political. Individual essays cover an array of topics, including mass-surveillance, LGBT advocacy, press law, freedom of information and children’s rights in the digital age. With contributions from both leading scholars and emerging scholars, the Companion offers an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to media and human rights allowing for international comparisons and varying perspectives. The Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights provides a comprehensive introduction to the current field useful for both students and researchers, and defines the agenda for future research.

    • Computers

Memes in Digital Culture


Author: Limor Shifman
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262525437
Category: Computers
Page: 200
View: 995
Taking "Gangnam Style" seriously: what Internet memes can tell us about digital culture.

    • Journalism

Media Debates

Great Issues for the Digital Age
Author: Everette E. Dennis,John Calhoun Merrill
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
ISBN: 9780534579340
Category: Journalism
Page: 215
View: 3267

    • Language Arts & Disciplines

Historic Newspapers in the Digital Age

Search All About It!
Author: Paul Gooding
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317121848
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 200
View: 1946
In recent years, cultural institutions and commercial providers have created extensive digitised newspaper collections. This book asks the timely question: what can the large-scale digitisation of newspapers tell us about the wider cultural phenomenon of mass digitisation? The unique form and materiality of newspapers, and their grounding in a particular time and place, provide challenges for researchers and digital resource creators alike. At the same time, the wider context in which digitisation of cultural heritage occurs shapes the impact of digital resources in ways which fall short of the grand ambitions of the wider theoretical discourse. Drawing on case studies from leading digitised newspaper collections, the book aims to provide a bridge between the theory and practice of how these digitised collections are being used. Beginning with an exploration of the hyperbolic nature of technological discourses, the author explores how web interfaces, funding models and the realities of contemporary user behaviour contrast with the hyperbolic discourse surrounding mass digitisation. This book will be of particular interest to those who want to investigate how user studies can inform our understanding of technological phenomena, including digital resource creators, information professionals, students and researchers in universities, libraries, museums and archives.