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Media technology and society

a history : from the telegraph to the Internet

by Brian Winston

  • 157 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass media -- Technological innovations -- History,
  • Communication -- Technological innovations -- History,
  • Communication -- Social aspects,
  • Mass media -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian Winston.
    ContributionsWinston, Brian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP96.T42 W49 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 374 p. ;
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL687811M
    ISBN 100415142296, 041514230X
    LC Control Number97034781

    In terms of devices, the label personal media entered regular usage in the late s when the personal computer was first being produced and plans were in the works to create even more personal (and portable) computing devices. Marika Lüders, “Conceptualizing Personal Media,” New Media and Soci no. 5 (): The book historicizes thinking about media and society, whether that means noting a long history of “new media,” or tracing how understandings of media “power” .

    An author team of media scholars, writing for an audience of media students, unpacking the stories media tell—and the stories we tell about the media. Led by bestselling Media & Culture author Richard Campbell, the Media in Society team of Campbell, Joli Jensen, Douglas Gomery, Bettina Fabos, and Julie Frechette offers expert analysis of the relationships between entertainment, journalism. The author believes that an introduction to mass communication text should be a compelling, historical narrative sketching the *ongoing evolution* of media technology and how that technology shapes and is shaped by culture — and that is what he set out to deliver with his new textbook. Today's students are immersed in media technology.4/5(21).

    MEDIA TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY Media Technology and Society offers a comprehensive account of the history of communications technologies, from the telegraph to the Internet. Winston argues that the development of new media, from the telephone to computers, satellite, camcorders and CD-ROM, is the product of a constant play-offFile Size: 1MB. Media/Society: Technology, Industries, Content, and Users (6th ed.) by David R. Croteau. Providing a framework for understanding the relationship between media and society, this updated Sixth Edition of Media/ Society helps you develop the skills you need to critically evaluate both conventional wisdom and your own assumptions about the social.


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