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Media, Power, and Politics in the Digital Age: The 2009 Presidential Election Uprising in Iran
     

Media, Power, and Politics in the Digital Age: The 2009 Presidential Election Uprising in Iran

by Yahya R. Kamalipour
 

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Focusing on the Iranian presidential elections of 2009 and ensuing demonstrations in major cities across Iran and world, Media, Power, and Politics in the Digital Age provides a balanced discussion of the role and impact of modern communication technologies, particularly the novel utilization of 'small digital media' vis-&hat;-vis the elections and global media

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Focusing on the Iranian presidential elections of 2009 and ensuing demonstrations in major cities across Iran and world, Media, Power, and Politics in the Digital Age provides a balanced discussion of the role and impact of modern communication technologies, particularly the novel utilization of 'small digital media' vis-&hat;-vis the elections and global media coverage. Written in a non-technical, easy to read, and accessible manner, the volume will appeal to scholars, students, policy makers and print professionals alike. To provide a global overview of media coverage and diverse perspectives on the controversial 2009 presidential election, this book consists of 24 original essays, covering issues from global media coverage to new media-social networking, from the ideological-political dimensions to the cultural facets of the elections. Organized in a cohesive manner, the writing styles and presentation remain varied and richly informative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781442204171
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/16/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
340
File size:
615 KB

Meet the Author

Yahya R. Kamalipour is professor of mass and international communication, head of the Department of Communication and Creative Arts, and Director of Center for Global Studies, Purdue University in Indiana.

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