Culture First!: Promoting Standards In The New Media Age

Culture First!: Promoting Standards In The New Media Age

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474281966
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 10/06/2016
Series: Cultural Studies: Bloomsbury Academic Collections
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Kenneth Dyson is Research Professor in European Political Studies at Cardiff University, UK.

Rabbi Walter Homolka is former Chief of Staff at Bertelsmann AG and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Greenpeace Germany and current Executive Director of the Abraham Geiger College at the University of Potsdam, Germany.

Table of Contents

The Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Revisiting Culture and Anarchy: Media Studies, the Cultural Industries and the Issue of Quality Kenneth Dyson
2. Defending Ourselves against the Seductions of Eloquence Neil Postman
3. On the Threshold of a New Era in Media History: What Follows the Period of Technological Innovation Gerhard Schulze
4. The Ethics of Media Use: Media Consumption as a Moral Challenge Herman Lübbe
5. Coping with Plenty: Psychological Aspects of Television and Information Overload Peter Winterhoff-Spurk
6. Regulating for Cultural Standards: A Legal Perspective Wolfgang Hoffmann-Riem
7. Nothing Can Replace Reading Walter Homolka
8. On Being Passionate about Standards: Promoting the Voice of Aesthetics in Broadcasting and Multimedia Kenneth Dyson
Index

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