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Technology & Society (5)

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Announcing: Communicating on Broadcast MediaAnnouncing: Communicating on Broadcast Media
by Philip A. Thompsen, Ashlie Hardway - Wikibooks , 2010
Broadly defined, announcing is the professional practice of vocally communicating messages to an audience through broadcast media. Those who practice this profession are called announcers, although most announcers prefer a more descriptive title.

Survey of Communication StudySurvey of Communication Study
by Laura Hahn, Lance Lippert, Scott Paynton - Wikibooks , 2011
This text offers the opportunity to introduce people to Communication as an academic field of study. We lay the foundation by covering the scope of communication study, its history, as well as a brief introduction to theories and research methods.

Communication TheoryCommunication Theory
- Wikibooks , 2006
The book on communication theory from a biographical perspective, information transmission from one person to another and the ways in which people use the technologies of communication. This text attempts to show the theory within a social context.

In the Beginning was the Command LineIn the Beginning was the Command Line
by Neal Stephenson - Harper Perennial , 1999
This is a thoughtful, irreverent, hilarious treatise on the cyber-culture past and present; on operating system tyrannies and downloaded popular revolutions; on the Internet, Disney World, Big Bangs, not to mention the meaning of life itself.

Free CultureFree Culture
by Lawrence Lessig - Penguin Press HC , 2004
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.