Media Convergence: Networked Digital Media in Everyday Life

Media Convergence: Networked Digital Media in Everyday Life

by Graham Meikle, Sherman Young
     
 

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This book focuses on how everyday media such as Facebook, iTunes and Google can be understood in new ways for the 21st century through ideas of convergence. Key chapters explore the development of the internet, the rise of social media and the new opportunities for audiences to create, collaborate upon and share their own media.  See more details below

Overview

This book focuses on how everyday media such as Facebook, iTunes and Google can be understood in new ways for the 21st century through ideas of convergence. Key chapters explore the development of the internet, the rise of social media and the new opportunities for audiences to create, collaborate upon and share their own media.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230228948
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/17/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Sales rank:
1,435,586
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

GRAHAM MEIKLE is Senior Lecturer in Communications, Media & Culture at the University of Stirling, UK. He is the author of Interpreting News (2008) and Future Active: Media Activism and the Internet (2003) and the co-editor of News Online: Transformations & Continuities (2010).

SHERMAN YOUNG is an Associate Professor in the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies and the Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching in the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University, Australia. He is the author of The Book is Dead, Long Live the Book (2007).

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