Media, Technology, and Society: Theories of Media Evolution
by Russell Neuman
Publisher: University of Michigan Press 2010
In Media, Technology, and Society, some of the most prominent figures in media studies explore the issue of media evolution. Focusing on a variety of compelling examples in media history, ranging from the telephone to the television, the radio to the Internet, these essays collectively address a series of notoriously vexing questions about the nature of technological change.
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by Michael Ross, et al. - Transcript-Verlag
In this volume, international media scholars and computer scientists present their projects, varying from film-historical databases to automatic video analysis software, discussing their application of digital tools and reporting on their results.
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 Siegfried Zielinski - Amsterdam University Press
The book reconstructs the genesis of cinema and television as historically relative cultural forms, focussing on the interaction between the apparatus and its uses. It is also a plea for 'staying power' in studies of cultural technology of film.
by Dan Gillmor - O'Reilly Media, Inc.
The book about journalism's transformation from a mass-media structure to something more democratic, a story of evolutionary change and a modern revolution, because technology has given us a toolkit that allows anyone to become a journalist.