Community Media: People, Places, and Communication Technologies

Community Media: People, Places, and Communication Technologies

by Kevin Howley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521792282

ISBN-13: 9780521792288

Pub. Date: 05/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Combining original research with comparative and theoretical analysis, Kevin Howley examines a number of different community media such as radio, television, and print media, and looks at the way they impact on the lives of those who produce and consume them. He also addresses broader theoretical and philosophical issues such as the part community media can play in

Overview

Combining original research with comparative and theoretical analysis, Kevin Howley examines a number of different community media such as radio, television, and print media, and looks at the way they impact on the lives of those who produce and consume them. He also addresses broader theoretical and philosophical issues such as the part community media can play in promoting participatory democracy and giving the socially and economically disadvantaged access to the public sphere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521792288
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2005
Pages:
309
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Locating community media; 2. Tracing the global through the local: perspectives on community media; 3. Finding a spot on the dial: Firehouse Broadcasting from Bloomington, Indiana; 4. Downtown Community Television: cultural politics and technological form; 5. A poor people's press: Street Feat; 6. Victoria's Network: (re) imagining community in the information age; Conclusion; References.

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