Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication
by Jack Lule
Publisher: The Saylor Foundation 2013
Number of pages: 761
The text will support an engaging and interesting course experience for students that will not only show them the powerful social, political and economic forces will affect the future of media technology, but will challenge students to do their part in shaping that future.
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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 Steve Buckley, et al. - World Bank Publications
This book provides development practitioners with a wide overview of the key policy and regulatory issues involved in supporting freedom of information and expression and enabling development of a pluralistic and independent broadcasting sector.
by Lawrence Lessig - Penguin Press HC
Never before have the big cultural monopolists used the fear created by new technologies to shrink the public domain of ideas, even as the same corporations use the same technologies to control more and more what we can and can't do with culture.
by Shannon Mattern - University of Minnesota
Using techniques like excavation and mapping to discover the modern city's roots in time, Shannon Mattern advocates for urban media archaeology, a multisensory approach to investigating the material history of networked cities.