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Life Without Media
Language: en
Pages: 275
Authors: Eva Comas, Joan Cuenca, Klaus Zilles
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften

In light of the crisis surrounding traditional media and the radical changes resulting from the advent of the Internet and the social media, various media outlets have argued, or more subtly, hinted at the demise of the printed news, or the end of traditional media. This backdrop forms the genesis
Living Without the Screen
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Marina Krcmar
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-04 - Publisher: Routledge

Living Without the Screen provides an in-depth study of those American families and individuals who opt not to watch television, exploring the reasons behind their choices, discussing their beliefs about television, and examining the current role of television in the American family. Author Marina Krcmar answers several questions in the
Media Life
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: Mark Deuze
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-24 - Publisher: Polity

'Media Life' is a primer on how we may think of our lives as lived in - rather than with - media. The book uses the way media functions today as a prism to understand key issues in contemporary society, where reality is open source, identities are always under construction,
Media, Society, World
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Nick Couldry
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-29 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Media are fundamental to our sense of living in a social world. Since the beginning of modernity, media have transformed the scale on which we act as social beings. And now in the era of digital media, media themselves are being transformed as platforms, content, and producers multiply. Yet the
Greenwashing Culture
Language: en
Pages: 138
Authors: Toby Miller
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-03 - Publisher: Routledge

Greenwashing Culture examines the complicity of culture with our environmental crisis. Through its own carbon footprint, the promotion of image-friendly environmental credentials for celebrities, and the mutually beneficial engagement with big industry polluters, Toby Miller argues that culture has become an enabler of environmental criminals to win over local, national,