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New media : an introduction (3rd edition)

Flew, Terry (2008) New media : an introduction (3rd edition). Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

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Abstract

This book combines a comprehensive overview of theories of new media with contemporary case studies. Based on an historic understanding of new media developments, the book explores the role of new media in a globally networked society. It examines the social, political and economic impact of new technologies on creativity industry and culture from a cross-disciplinary perspective.

Features of the book include

• Chapters on Social Networking Media, Participatory Media Cultures and Citizen Journalism • Overview of key concepts in new media studies • New local and global case studies include YouTube, political blogs, online journalism, digital copyright, the global Internet, Asian creative industries and online gaming • Balancing local content and context with a global perspective • Evaluating the significance of Web 2.0 and user-led innovation • Interviews with key new media players such as Vinton Cerf provide insight into the practicalities of working in the new media environment

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ID Code: 19389
Item Type: Book
Additional Information: This is the third volume of this text. Previous volumes were published by OUP in 2002 and 2005.
Keywords: media, new media, Internet, digital media, communications technology, social networks, games, participatory media culture, citizen journalism
ISBN: 9780195551495
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies (200102)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > Journalism, Media & Communication
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Oxford University Press
Deposited On: 03 Apr 2009 10:41
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:45

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