Digital Material: Tracing New Media in Everyday Life and Technology
by Marianne van den Boomen, et al.
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press 2009
The contributors to the present book, all employed in teaching and researching new media and digital culture, assembled their 'digital material' into an anthology, covering issues ranging from desktop metaphors to Web 2.0 ecosystems, from touch screens to blogging and e-learning, from role-playing games and cybergothic music to wireless dreams. Together the contributions provide a showcase of current research in the field, from what may be called a 'digital-materialist' perspective.
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by Stephen Hill, Bevis Fenner - BookBoon
This is an ideal guidebook for undergraduates studying a range of Media and Cultural Studies courses. Alongside more traditional forms like film, television and music, the book also makes reference to Facebook, YouTube and MySpace.
by Russell Neuman - University of Michigan Press
The authors explore the issue of media evolution. Focusing on a variety of examples in media history, ranging from the telephone to the television, the radio to the Internet, these essays address questions about the nature of technological change.
by Michelle Ferrier, Elizabeth Mays
The textbook is designed to fill the needs of a growing number of journalism and mass communications programs in the U.S. that are teaching media entrepreneurship, media innovation, and the business of journalism to undergraduates and graduates.
by Melinda Hinkson (ed.) - ANU Press
Imaging Identity presents potent reflections on the human condition through the prism of portraiture. These essays consider why portraits continue to have such galvanising appeal and perform fundamental work across so many social settings.