Converging Media

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Author by John Vernon Pavlik
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Editor : Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN : 0199859930
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 488
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Digital media is changing the ways in which we communicate: we watch TV and movies online, call friends on computers, and read newspapers on cell phones. Placing convergence at the center of the discussion, Converging Media: A New Introduction to Mass Communication, Third Edition, by John V. Pavlik and Shawn McIntosh, uses the technologies we employ everyday to explain our current media environment - and to project where we might be headed. Rather than discussing each media industry in isolation, Converging Media shows how each branch of media (print, visual, and audio) relates to and influences the others. This enables students to see the inextricable and dynamic relationship between converging media and traditional media formats.


Converging Media

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Author by John V. Pavlik
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Editor : Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN : 0190646659
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 504
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Placing convergence at the center of the discussion, this text uses the technologies we employ every day to explain our current media environment, and to project where we might be headed. Rather than discussing each media industry in isolation, Converging Media shows how each branch of media- print, visual, and audio - relates to and influences the others.


Converging Media Diverging Politics

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Author by David Skinner
Genre : Social Science
Editor : Lexington Books
ISBN : 0739113062
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 356
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What purpose does the news media serve in contemporary North American society? In this collection of essays, experts from both the United States and Canada investigate this question, exploring the effects of media concentration in democratic systems. Specifically, the scholars collected here consider, from a range of vantage points, how corporate and technological convergence in the news industry in the United States and Canada impacts journalism's expressed role as a medium of democratic communication. More generally, and by necessity, Converging Media, Diverging Politics speaks to larger questions about the role that the production and circulation of news and information does, can, and should serve. The editors have gathered an impressive array of critical essays, featuring interesting and well-documented case studies that will prove useful to both students and researchers of communications and media studies.


Converging Media Converging Regulation

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Author by Richard Collins
Genre : Communication policy
Editor : Institute for Public Policy Research
ISBN : 186030026X
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 80
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Converging Media

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Author by John Vernon Pavlik
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Editor : Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN : 019934230X
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 480
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Converging Media,Third Edition, expertly covers today's rapidly changing landscape while preparing students for what comes tomorrow. Unlike any other book on the market, Converging Media's synthesis of industrial, cultural, and technological perspectives more accurately reflects today's world. This new approach demands a more balanced and nuanced understanding of the role that technology and digital media have played in our mass communication environment. This third edition has undergoneseveral major changes to keep pace with the rapidly evolving world of media.


Media Convergence And Deconvergence

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Author by Sergio Sparviero
Genre : Social Science
Editor : Springer
ISBN : 9783319512891
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 341
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This edited volume explores different meanings of media convergence and deconvergence, and reconsiders them in critical and innovative ways. Its parts provide together a broad picture of opposing trends and tensions in media convergence, by underlining the relevance of this powerful idea and emphasizing the misconceptions that it has generated. Sergio Sparviero, Corinna Peil, Gabriele Balbi and the other authors look into practices and realities of users in convergent media environments, ambiguities in the production and distribution of content, changes to the organization of media industries, the re-configuration of media markets, and the influence of policy and regulations. Primarily addressed to scholars and students in different fields of media and communication studies, Media Convergence and Deconvergence deconstructs taken-for-granted concepts and provides alternative and fresh analyses on one of the most popular topics in contemporary media culture. Chapter 1 is available open access under a CC BY 4.0 license at link.springer.com


Media Today

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Author by Joseph Turow
Genre : Social Science
Editor : Routledge
ISBN : 9781317401025
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 1121
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Media Today uses convergence as a lens that puts students at the center of the profound changes in the 21st century media world. Through the convergence lens they learn to think critically about the role of media today and what these changes mean for their lives presently and in the future. The book’s media systems approach helps students to look carefully at how media content is created, distributed, and exhibited in the new world that the digital revolution has created. From newspapers to video games and social networking to mobile platforms, Media Today prepares students to live in the digital world of media.


Convergence Culture

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Author by Henry Jenkins
Genre : Social Science
Editor : NYU Press
ISBN : 9780814742952
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 361
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“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.


Social Media As Surveillance

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Author by Daniel Trottier
Genre : Social Science
Editor : Routledge
ISBN : 9781317053828
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 262
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While there is a lot of popular and academic interest in social media, this is the first academic work which addresses its growing presence in the surveillance of everyday life. Some scholars have considered its impact on privacy, but these efforts overlook the broader risks for users. Commonsense recommendations of care and vigilance are not enough, as attempts to manage an individual presence are complicated by the features which make social media 'social'. Facebook friends routinely expose each other, and this information leaks from one context to another. This book develops a surveillance studies approach to social media by presenting first hand ethnographic research with a variety of personal and professional social media users. Using Facebook as a case-study, it describes growing monitoring practices that involve social media. What makes this study unique is that it not only considers social media surveillance as multi-purpose, but also shows how these different purposes augment one another, leading to a rapid spread of surveillance and visibility. Individual, institutional, market-based, security and intelligence forms of surveillance therefore co-exist with each other on the same site. Not only are they drawing from the same interface and information, but these practices also augment each other. This groundbreaking research considers the rapid growth and volatility of social media technology by treating these aspects as central to social media surveillance.


Regulation Governance And Convergence In The Media

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Author by Peter Humphreys
Genre : Business & Economics
Editor : Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN : 9781781008997
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 288
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Media convergence is often propounded as inevitable and ongoing. Yet much of the governance of the media sector’s key parts has developed along discrete evolutionary paths, mostly incremental in character. This volume breaks new ground through exploring a diverse range of topics at the heart of the media convergence governance debate, such as next generation networks, spectrum, copyright and media subsidies. It shows how reluctance to accommodate non-market based policy solutions creates conflicts and problems resulting in only shallow media convergence thus far.