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Title The Media reader : continuity and transformation / edited by Hugh Mackay and Tim O'Sullivan
Published London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 1999


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Description xiv, 425 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Pt. I. Mass communication and the modern world. 1. The media and modernity / John Thompson. 2. Corporate dynamics and broadcasting futures / Graham Murdock. 3. The technology and the society / Raymond Williams. 4. When old technologies were new: implementing the future / Carolyn Marvin. 5. The wireless age: radio broadcasting / Patrice Flichy -- Pt. II. Understanding 'transformations' in media culture. 6. No sense of place: the impact of electronic media on social behavior / Joshua Meyrowitz. 7. Information technology and the myth of abundance / Anthony Smith. 8. What information society? / Frank Webster. 9. Cultural globalisation: placing and displacing the west / John Tomlinson. 10. The global media in the late 1990s / Edward Herman and Robert McChesney. 11. Popular culture on a global scale: a challenge for cultural studies? / Simon During -- Pt. III. New media for new times. 12. Broadcasting is dead. Long live digital choice / Jeanette Steemers
13. Making television news in the satellite age / Brent MacGregor. 14. The virtual community: finding connection in a computerised world / Howard Rheingold. 15. Identity in the age of the internet / Sherry Turkle. 16. The development of interactive games / Leslie Haddon -- Pt. IV. Future perfect? 17. Reimagined communities? New media, new possibilities / David Morley and Kevin Robins. 18. The world wide web of surveillance: the internet and off-world power flows / David Lyon. 19. In the realm of uncertainty: the global village and capitalist postmodernity / Ien Ang. 20. Remote control? Politics, technology and 'electronic democracy' / John Street. 21. An introduction to the information age / Manuel Castells
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Mass media -- Influence.
Mass media.
Author Mackay, Hugh, 1938-
O'Sullivan, Tim, 1952-
Open University.
LC no. 99229951
ISBN 0761962492