We the Media
by Dan Gillmor
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. 2004
Number of pages: 320
This book is about journalism's transformation from a 20th century mass-media structure to something profoundly more grassroots and democratic. It's a story, first, of evolutionary change. This is also a story of a modern revolution, however, because technology has given us a communications toolkit that allows anyone to become a journalist at little cost and, in theory, with global reach. Nothing like this has ever been remotely possible before.
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by Joe Karaganis - SSRC Books
An independent study of music, film and software piracy in emerging economies, with a focus on Brazil, India, Russia, etc. The report argues that the problem of piracy is better conceived as a failure of affordable access to media in legal markets.
by Jack Lule - The Saylor Foundation
The text will support an engaging course experience for students that will not only show them the powerful social 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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