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Online File Sharing: Innovations in Media Consumption

Online File Sharing: Innovations in Media Consumption

1st Edition

Jonas Andersson Schwarz
February 12, 2018

It is apparent that file sharing on the Internet has become an emerging norm of media consumption—especially among young people. This book provides a critical perspective on this phenomenon, exploring issues related to file sharing, downloading, peer-to-peer networks, "piracy," and (not least)...

Negotiating the Mediated City: Everyday Encounters with Public Screens

Negotiating the Mediated City: Everyday Encounters with Public Screens

1st Edition

Zlatan Krajina
October 27, 2016

This book is an interdisciplinary empirical investigation of how people interact with public screens in their daily lives. In more and more surprising locations, screens of various kinds appear within the sightlines of passers-by in contemporary cities. Outdoor advertisers target audiences which...

Teletechnologies, Place, and Community

Teletechnologies, Place, and Community

1st Edition

Rowan Wilken
March 27, 2014

Teletechnologies, or technologies of distance, cannot be ignored. Indeed, the present electronic age is said to have wrought profound changes to how we think about and experience who we are, where we are, and how we relate with one another. Place and community have traditionally formed key concepts...

The Photographic Image in Digital Culture

The Photographic Image in Digital Culture

2nd Edition

Martin Lister
September 10, 2013

This new edition of The Photographic Image in Digital Culture explores the condition of photography after some 20 years of remediation and transformation by digital technology. Through ten especially commissioned essays, by some of the leading scholars in the field of contemporary photography...

Transmedia Television: Audiences, New Media, and Daily Life

Transmedia Television: Audiences, New Media, and Daily Life

1st Edition

Elizabeth Evans
July 08, 2013

The early years of the twenty-first century have seen dramatic changes within the television industry. The development of the internet and mobile phone as platforms for content directly linked to television programming has offered a challenge to the television set’s status as the sole domestic...

Branding Television

Branding Television

1st Edition

Catherine Johnson
October 20, 2011

Branding Television examines why and how the UK and US television industries have turned towards branding as a strategy in response to the rise of satellite, cable and digital television, and new media, such as the internet and mobile phone. This is the first book to offer a sustained critical...

Relocating Television: Television in the Digital Context

Relocating Television: Television in the Digital Context

1st Edition

Jostein Gripsrud
June 17, 2010

For over half a century, television has been the most central medium in Western democracies – the political, social and cultural centrepiece of the public sphere. Television has therefore rarely been studied in isolation from its socio-cultural and political context; there is always something...

Media Events in a Global Age

Media Events in a Global Age

1st Edition

Nick Couldry, Andreas Hepp, Friedrich Krotz
October 16, 2009

"This volume assembles an estimable range of critical analyses of one of the most important mediated artifacts of the modern world—the media event. The authors challenge the construct, extend its usefulness, expand its theoretical basis and application, and examine media events in a far larger and...

Media, Modernity and Technology: The Geography of the New

Media, Modernity and Technology: The Geography of the New

1st Edition

David Morley
September 19, 2006

From best-selling author David Morley, this book presents a set of interlinked essays which discuss and examine some of the key debates in the fields of media and cultural studies. Spanning the last decade, this fascinating and readable book is based on interdisciplinary work on the interface of...

Watching with The Simpsons: Television, Parody, and Intertextuality

Watching with The Simpsons: Television, Parody, and Intertextuality

1st Edition

Jonathan Gray
December 01, 2005

Using our favourite Springfield family as a case study, Watching with The Simpsons examines the textual and social role of parody in offering critical commentary on other television programs and genres. Jonathan Gray brings together textual theory, discussions of television and the public sphere,...

Media/Theory: Thinking about Media and Communications

Media/Theory: Thinking about Media and Communications

1st Edition

Shaun Moores
July 14, 2005

From an established author with a growing international profile in media studies, Media/Theory is an accessible yet challenging guide to ways of thinking about media and communications in modern life. Shaun Moores draws on ideas from a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, and...

The Politics of Heritage: The Legacies of Race

The Politics of Heritage: The Legacies of Race

1st Edition

Jo Littler, Roshi Naidoo
February 07, 2005

While 'social inclusion' and 'cultural diversity' circulate frenetically as buzzwords, are we really ready to accept that ideas about 'race' and 'ethnicity', rather than being a peripheral concern, are at the core of how a nation's heritage is represented and imagined?This book interrogates just...

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