Media Perspectives for the 21st Century [NOOK Book]


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.
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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136847752
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/17/2011
  • Series: Communication and Society
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 264
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Stylianos Papathanassopoulos is Professor in Media Organisation and Policy and Head of the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He has written extensively on media developments in Europe. His previous publications include The European Media Landscape (with Ralph Negrine, 2011), Television in the 21st Century (2005), Media and Politics (2004) and European Television in the Digital Age (2002).

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures Notes on Contributors Abbreviations Introduction Media Perspectives for the 21st Century Stylianos Papathanassopoulos PART I: MEDIA IN THE CONTEMPORARY AGE Chapter 1 Information and Democracy: The Weakening of Social Democracy Frank Webster Chapter 2 The Transformation of Political Communication Ralph Negrine and Stylianos Papathanassopoulos Chapter 3 What Does Information Technology Imply For Media Effects Research? Shanto Iyengar Chapter 4 Infotainment Inc.: The Ascent of a Global Ideology Daya Kishan Thussu Chapter 5 Emotions in the Media and the Mediatization of Traumas Nicos Demertzis Chapter 6 Media, Migrations and Transnational Cultures Tristan Mattelart PART II: COMMUNICATION IN THE DIGITAL ERA Chapter 7 From Mass to Networked Communication Gustavo Cardoso Chapter 8 Media Life Mark Deuze Chapter 9 Consumer Culture and New Media: Commodity Fetishism in the Digital Era Matthew McAllister Chapter 10 How Does the Internet Change Journalistic Investigation and How Should Communication Science Deal with this Issue? Marcel Machill and Markus Beiler Chapter 11 Philosophical Linkages between Public Journalism and Citizen Journalism Linda Steiner and Jessica Roberts Chapter 12 Toward a New(er) Sociability: Uses, Gratifications, and Social Capital on Facebook Zizi Papacharissi and Andrew Mendelson Chapter 13 Minding the Digital Gap: Why Understanding Digital Inequality Matters Eszter Hargittai Index

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