Media Culture 2016 Update

Media   Culture 2016 Update
Author: Richard Campbell,Christopher R. Martin,Bettina Fabos
Publsiher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2016-01-15
ISBN 10: 9781457668746
ISBN 13: 1457668742
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Media Culture 2016 Update Book Review:

Media Culture with 2016 Update

Media   Culture with 2016 Update
Author: Richard Campbell,Christopher R. Martin,Bettina Fabos
Publsiher: Macmillan Higher Education
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2016-01-15
ISBN 10: 1319116892
ISBN 13: 9781319116897
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Media Culture with 2016 Update Book Review:

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.

Media Culture and Society

Media  Culture and Society
Author: Paul Hodkinson
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2016-12-07
ISBN 10: 1473998344
ISBN 13: 9781473998346
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Media Culture and Society Book Review:

'In his beautifully balanced, clear and broad-ranging account of a fast-changing field, Paul Hodkinson has successfully brought together myriad perspectives with which to critically analyse today's media culture and media society.'– Sonia Livingstone, Professor of Media & Communication, LSE Paul Hodkinson's bestseller is back, once again exploring the concepts and complexities of the media in an accessible, balanced and engaging style. Additions to the Second Edition include: A new chapter on advertising and sponsorship Extensive revision and updating throughout all chapters New material on technologies, censorship, online news, fan cultures and representations of poverty Greater emphasis on and examples of digital, interactive and mobile media throughout Fully reworked chapter on media, community and difference Up-to-date examples covering everything from social media, contemporary advertising, news events and mobile technologies, to representations of class, ethnicity and gender. Combining a critical survey of the field with a finely judged assessment of cutting-edge developments, this Second Edition cements its reputation as the must-have text for any undergraduate student studying media, culture and society.

Media Culture

Media Culture
Author: Douglas Kellner
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2020-06-01
ISBN 10: 0429534442
ISBN 13: 9780429534447
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Media Culture Book Review:

In this thorough update of one of the classic texts of media and cultural studies, Douglas Kellner argues that mediated culture is now the dominant form of culture which socializes us and provides and plays major roles in the economy, polity, and social and cultural life. The book includes a series of lively studies that both illuminate contemporary culture and society, while providing methods of analysis, interpretation, and critique to engage contemporary U.S. culture. Many people today talk about cultural studies, but Kellner actually does it, carrying through a unique mixture of theoretical analysis and concrete discussions of some of the most popular and influential forms of contemporary media culture. Studies cover a wide range of topics including: Reagan and Rambo; horror and youth films; women’s films, the TV-series Orange is the New Black and Hulu’s TV series on Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale; the films of Spike Lee and African-American culture; Latino films and cinematic narratives on migration; pop female icons Madonna, Beyoncé, and Lady Gaga; fashion and celebrity; television news, documentary films, and recent work of Michael Moore; fantasy and science fiction, with focus on the cinematic version of Lord of the Rings, Philip K. Dick and the Blade Runner films, and the work of David Cronenberg. Situating the works of media culture in their social context, within political struggles, and the system of cultural production and reception, Kellner develops a multidimensional approach to cultural studies that broadens the field and opens it to a variety of disciplines. He also provides new approaches to the vexed question of the effects of culture and offers new perspectives for cultural studies. Anyone interested in the nature and effects of contemporary society and culture should read this book.

Understanding Media and Culture

Understanding Media and Culture
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 653
Release: 2016
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:1000336349
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding Media and Culture Book Review:

Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication is adapted from a work produced by a publisher who has requested that they and the original author not receive attribution. This adapted edition is produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing through the eLearning Support Initiative. Though the publisher has requested that they and the original author not receive attribution, this adapted edition reproduces all original text and sections of the book, except for publisher and author name attribution. According to the author, the world did not need another introductory text in mass communication. But the world did need another kind of introductory text in mass communication, and that is how Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication was birthed. The only question was: What would be the purpose of another introductory mass communication text? Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication was written to squarely emphasize media technology. Jack believes that an introduction to mass communication text should be a compelling, historical narrative sketching the *ongoing evolution* of media technology and how that technology shapes and is shaped by culture? and that is what he set out to deliver with his new textbook. Today?s students are immersed in media technology. They live in a world of cell phones, smart phones, video games, iPods, laptops, Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare and more. They fully expect that new technology will be developed tomorrow. Yet students often lack an historical perspective on media technology. They lack knowledge of the social, political and economic forces that shape media technology. This is not knowledge for knowledge?s sake. It is knowledge that can help them understand, comprehend, appreciate, anticipate, shape and control media technology. With this focus, Understanding Media and Culture becomes an appropriate title. Indeed, the title has particular significance. Marshall McLuhan?s Understanding Media is a key text in media studies. Written in the 1960s, Understanding Media was the subject of intense debates that continue to this day. Its central message was that the technology of media? not their content? was their most important feature. In a typically pithy phrase, McLuhan said, "The medium is the message." The title, Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication, situates the introductory text in a large, engrossing theoretical conversation. The goal is to adopt a textbook that will support and complement your teaching of this course. Jack Lule?s, Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication, will support an engaging and interesting course experience for students that will not only show them the powerful social, political and economic forces will affect the future of media technology, but will challenge students to do their part in shaping that future.

Social Media

Social Media
Author: Kehbuma Langmia,Tia C. M. Tyree
Publsiher: Lexington Books
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2016-12-28
ISBN 10: 149854858X
ISBN 13: 9781498548588
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Media Book Review:

Social Media: Culture and Identity examines the global impact of social media in the formation of various identities and cultures. New media scholars— both national and international— have posited thought-provoking analyses of sociocultural issues about human communication that are impacted by the omnipresence of social media. This collection examines issues of gender, class, and race inequities along with social media’s connections to women’s health, cyberbullying, sexting, and transgender issues both in the United States and in some developing countries.

Transmedial Narratology and Contemporary Media Culture

Transmedial Narratology and Contemporary Media Culture
Author: Jan-Noël Thon
Publsiher: U of Nebraska Press
Total Pages: 552
Release: 2016-06
ISBN 10: 0803288379
ISBN 13: 9780803288379
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Transmedial Narratology and Contemporary Media Culture Book Review:

Narratives are everywhere--and since a significant part of contemporary media culture is defined by narrative forms, media studies need a genuinely transmedial narratology. Against this background, Transmedial Narratology and Contemporary Media Culture focuses on the intersubjective construction of storyworlds as well as on prototypical forms of narratorial and subjective representation. This book provides not only a method for the analysis of salient transmedial strategies of narrative representation in contemporary films, comics, and video games but also a theoretical frame within which medium-specific approaches from literary and film narratology, from comics studies and game studies, and from various other strands of media and cultural studies may be applied to further our understanding of narratives across media.

LGBTQs Media and Culture in Europe

LGBTQs  Media and Culture in Europe
Author: Alexander Dhoest,Lukasz Szulc,Bart Eeckhout
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2016-11-10
ISBN 10: 1317233123
ISBN 13: 9781317233121
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

LGBTQs Media and Culture in Europe Book Review:

Media matter, particularly to social minorities like lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. Rather than one homogenised idea of the ‘global gay’, what we find today is a range of historically and culturally specific expressions of gender and sexuality, which are reflected and explored across an ever increasing range of media outlets. This collection zooms in on a number of facets of this kaleidoscope, each chapter discussing the intersection of a particular European context and a particular medium with its affordances and limitations. While traditional mass media form the starting point of this book, the primary focus is on digital media such as blogs, social media and online dating sites. All contributions are based on recent, original empirical research, using a plethora of qualitative methods to offer a holistic view on the ways media matter to particular LGBTQ individuals and communities. Together the chapters cover the diversity of European countries and regions, of LGBTQ communities, and of the contemporary media ecology. Resisting the urge to extrapolate, they argue for specificity, contextualisation and a provincialized understanding of the connections between media, culture, gender and sexuality.

International Handbook of Children Media and Culture

International Handbook of Children  Media and Culture
Author: Sonia Livingstone,Kirsten Drotner
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 537
Release: 2008-03-06
ISBN 10: 141292832X
ISBN 13: 9781412928328
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

International Handbook of Children Media and Culture Book Review:

Deliberately selected to represent as many parts of the globe as possible, and with a commitment to recognizing both the similarities and differences in children and young people's lives - from China to Denmark, from Canada to India, from Japan to Iceland, from - the authors offer a rich contextualization of children's engagement with their particular media and communication environment, while also pursuing cross-cutting themes in terms of comparative and global trends.

Music Electronic Media and Culture

Music  Electronic Media and Culture
Author: Professor Simon Emmerson
Publsiher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Total Pages: 262
Release: 2013-01-28
ISBN 10: 1409493687
ISBN 13: 9781409493686
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Music Electronic Media and Culture Book Review:

Technology revolutionised the ways that music was produced in the twentieth century. As that century drew to a close and a new century begins a new revolution in roles is underway. The separate categories of composer, performer, distributor and listener are being challenged, while the sounds of the world itself become available for musical use. All kinds of sounds are now brought into the remit of composition, enabling the music of others to be sampled (or plundered), including that of unwitting musicians from non-western cultures. This sound world may appear contradictory - stimulating and invigorating as well as exploitative and destructive. This book addresses some of the issues now posed by the brave new world of music produced with technology.

Geography The Media and Popular Culture

Geography  The Media and Popular Culture
Author: Jacquelin Burgess,John R Gold
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2015-12-22
ISBN 10: 1317333764
ISBN 13: 9781317333760
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geography The Media and Popular Culture Book Review:

In this book, originally published in 1985, British and North American geographers present original and challenging viewpoints on the media. The essays deal with a diverse content, ranging from the presentation of news to the nature of television programming and from rock music lyrics to film visions of the city.

Food Media and Contemporary Culture

Food  Media and Contemporary Culture
Author: Peri Bradley
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2016-01-26
ISBN 10: 1137463236
ISBN 13: 9781137463234
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Media and Contemporary Culture Book Review:

Food, Media and Contemporary Culture is designed to interrogate the cultural fascination with food as the focus of a growing number of visual texts that reveal the deep, psychological relationship that each of us has with rituals of preparing, presenting and consuming food and images of food.

Hegemony Mass Media and Cultural Studies

Hegemony  Mass Media and Cultural Studies
Author: Sean Johnson Andrews
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2016-09-09
ISBN 10: 1783485574
ISBN 13: 9781783485574
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hegemony Mass Media and Cultural Studies Book Review:

Analyzes twentieth-century media and cultural theories as they relate to changes in political economy, communication technology, popular culture and collective consciousness in the United States. It argues that much of contemporary media environment is operating as Western capitalist media have for more than a century, making these theories more relevant than ever.

Understanding Media

Understanding Media
Author: Marshall McLuhan
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 396
Release: 2016-09-04
ISBN 10: 9781537430058
ISBN 13: 153743005X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding Media Book Review:

When first published, Marshall McLuhan's Understanding Media made history with its radical view of the effects of electronic communications upon man and life in the twentieth century.

Everyday Media Culture in Africa

Everyday Media Culture in Africa
Author: Wendy Willems,Winston Mano
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2016-11-10
ISBN 10: 1315472759
ISBN 13: 9781315472751
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Everyday Media Culture in Africa Book Review:

African audiences and users are rapidly gaining in importance and increasingly targeted by global media companies, social media platforms and mobile phone operators. This is the first edited volume that addresses the everyday lived experiences of Africans in their interaction with different kinds of media: old and new, state and private, elite and popular, global and national, material and virtual. So far, the bulk of academic research on media and communication in Africa has studied media through the lens of media-state relations, thereby adopting liberal democracy as the normative ideal and examining the potential contribution of African media to development and democratization. Focusing instead on everyday media culture in a range of African countries, this volume contributes to the broader project of provincializing and decolonizing audience and internet studies.

Convergence Culture

Convergence Culture
Author: Henry Jenkins
Publsiher: NYU Press
Total Pages: 353
Release: 2008-09
ISBN 10: 0814742955
ISBN 13: 9780814742952
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Convergence Culture Book Review:

“What the future fortunes of [Gramsci’s] writings will be, we cannot know. However, his permanence is already sufficiently sure, and justifies the historical study of his international reception. The present collection of studies is an indispensable foundation for this.” —Eric Hobsbawm, from the preface Antonio Gramsci is a giant of Marxian thought and one of the world's greatest cultural critics. Antonio A. Santucci is perhaps the world's preeminent Gramsci scholar. Monthly Review Press is proud to publish, for the first time in English, Santucci’s masterful intellectual biography of the great Sardinian scholar and revolutionary. Gramscian terms such as “civil society” and “hegemony” are much used in everyday political discourse. Santucci warns us, however, that these words have been appropriated by both radicals and conservatives for contemporary and often self-serving ends that often have nothing to do with Gramsci’s purposes in developing them. Rather what we must do, and what Santucci illustrates time and again in his dissection of Gramsci’s writings, is absorb Gramsci’s methods. These can be summed up as the suspicion of “grand explanatory schemes,” the unity of theory and practice, and a focus on the details of everyday life. With respect to the last of these, Joseph Buttigieg says in his Nota: “Gramsci did not set out to explain historical reality armed with some full-fledged concept, such as hegemony; rather, he examined the minutiae of concrete social, economic, cultural, and political relations as they are lived in by individuals in their specific historical circumstances and, gradually, he acquired an increasingly complex understanding of how hegemony operates in many diverse ways and under many aspects within the capillaries of society.” The rigor of Santucci’s examination of Gramsci’s life and work matches that of the seminal thought of the master himself. Readers will be enlightened and inspired by every page.

Media Now Understanding Media Culture and Technology

Media Now  Understanding Media  Culture  and Technology
Author: Joseph Straubhaar,Robert LaRose,Lucinda Davenport
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2016-10-05
ISBN 10: 1305950844
ISBN 13: 9781305950849
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Media Now Understanding Media Culture and Technology Book Review:

Empowering you to think critically about the media and its impact, MEDIA NOW: UNDERSTANDING MEDIA, CULTURE, AND TECHNOLOGY, 10th Edition, thoroughly illustrates how media technologies develop, operate, converge, and affect society. It provides a comprehensive introduction to today's global media environment and the ongoing developments in technology, culture, and critical theory that continue to transform this rapidly evolving industry -- and touch your everyday life. Cutting-edge coverage of the essential history, theories, concepts, and technical knowledge prepares you for a career in the expanding fields of the Internet, interactive media, and traditional media. In addition to captivating infographics and illustrations, the exciting new Tenth Edition includes the latest developments and trends in new media, mobile media consumption, policy changes for Internet governance and the international approach to media governance, online privacy protection, media ethics, and much more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Disney s Star Wars

Disney s Star Wars
Author: William Proctor,Richard McCulloch
Publsiher: Fandom & Culture
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2019
ISBN 10: 1609386434
ISBN 13: 9781609386436
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Disney s Star Wars Book Review:

"In 2012, Disney purchased production studio Lucasfilm, which meant it also inherited the beloved Star Wars franchise. This corporate marriage sent media critics and fans into a frenzy of speculation about what would happen next with the hugely popular series. Disney's Star Wars gathers twenty-one noted fan and media studies scholars from around the world to examine Disney's revival of the franchise. Covering the period from Disney's purchase through the release of The Force Awakens in December 2015, these essays examine the significance of this transitional period from the intertwined perspectives of the studios, storytellers, marketers and audiences involved. For many, Star Wars is a vitally important cultural text. How did these fans anticipate, interpret, and respond to the steady stream of production stories, gossip, marketing materials, merchandise, and other sources in the build-up to the movie's release?"--

Contemporary Culture and Media in Asia

Contemporary Culture and Media in Asia
Author: Daniel Black,Olivia Khoo,Koichi Iwabuchi
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2016-09-23
ISBN 10: 1783487100
ISBN 13: 9781783487103
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contemporary Culture and Media in Asia Book Review:

Brings together leading and emerging scholars from Asia, North America and Australia to develop new perspectives on the key issues in contemporary Asian cultural and media studies.

The Contemporaneity of Modernism

The Contemporaneity of Modernism
Author: Michael D'Arcy,Mathias Nilges
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 236
Release: 2015-10-23
ISBN 10: 1317423658
ISBN 13: 9781317423652
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Contemporaneity of Modernism Book Review:

At a juncture in which art and culture are saturated with the forces of commodification, this book argues that problems, forms, and positions that defined modernism are crucially relevant to the condition of contemporary art and culture. The volume is attuned to the central concerns of recent scholarship on modernism and contemporary culture: the problems of aesthetic autonomy and the specific role of art in preserving a critical standpoint for cultural production; the relationship between politics and the category of the aesthetic; the problems of temporality and contemporaneity; literary transnationalism; and the questions of medium and medium specificity. Ranging across art forms, mediums, disciplines, and geographical locations, essays address the foundational questions that fuse modernism and the contemporary moment: What is art? What is the relation between art and the economy? How do art and technology interpenetrate and transform each other? What is modernism’s logic of time and contemporaneity, and how might it speak to the problem of thinking genuine novelty, or the possibility of an alternative to the current stage of neo-liberal capitalism? What is modernism, and what is its history? The book is thus committed to revising our understanding of what modernism was in its earlier instantiations, and in accounting for the current moment, addressing the problems raised by modernism's afterlives and reverberations in the 20th and 21st centuries. The volume includes essays that consider literature, sociology, philosophy, visual art, music, architecture, digital culture, television, and other artistic media. It synthesizes the most recent thinking on modernism and contemporary culture and presents a compelling case for what happens to literature, art, and culture in the wake of the exhaustion of postmodernism. This book will be of interest to those studying literature, visual art, media studies, architecture, literary theory, modernism, and twentieth-century and contemporary culture more generally.