Media perspectives for the 21st century / edited by Stylianos Papathanassopoulos.

London : Routledge, 2011.
1 online resource (262 p.)


Communication and society. [More in this series]
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Media Perspectives for the 21st Century brings together key international scholars to explore concepts, topics and issues concerning the communication environment in contemporary democratic societies. It combines qualitative and quantitative approaches to provide an interdisciplinary and truly global perspective that reflects the trends, theories and issues in current media and communication research.The collection raises significant questions about the study of the media by challenging approaches to major media and societal issues, and analyses in more depth the rang
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  • Communication and society.
  • Introduction / Stylianos Papathanassopoulos
  • Media in the contemporary age. Information and democracy : the weakening of social democracy / Frank Webster
  • The transformation of political communication / Ralph Negrine and Stylianos Papathanassopoulos
  • What does information technology imply for media effects research? / Shanto Iyengar
  • Infotainment Inc. : the ascent of a global ideology / Daya Kishan Thussu
  • Emotions in the media and the mediatization of traumas / Nicos Demertzis
  • Media, migrations and transnational cultures / Tristan Mattelart
  • Communication in the digital era. From mass to networked communication / Gustavo Cardoso
  • Media life / Mark Deuze
  • Consumer culture and new media : commodity fetishism in the Digital Era / Matthew McAllister
  • How does the Internet change journalistic investigation and how should communication science deal with this issue? / Marcel Machill and Markus Beiler
  • Philosophical linkages between public journalism and citizen journalism / Linda Steiner and Jessica Roberts
  • Toward a new(er) sociability : uses, gratifications, and social capital on Facebook / Zizi Papacharissi and Andrew Mendelson
  • Minding the digital gap : why understanding digital inequality matters / Eszter Hargittai.
Other title(s)
Media perspectives for the twenty-first century
  • 1-136-84775-8
  • 1-283-04166-9
  • 9786613041661
  • 1-136-84776-6
  • 0-203-83407-0
  • 707068753
  • 732808251
  • 10.4324/9780203834077
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