Communication and New Media: From Broadcast to Narrowcast, Canadian Edition by Martin Hirst

Communication and New Media: From Broadcast to Narrowcast, Canadian Edition

byMartin Hirst, John Harrison, Patricia Mazepa

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Firmly grounded in a political economy approach, this new Canadian edition is an innovative introduction to media and communication that examines issues of ownership, access, and control as technologies combine to create new hybrid technologies that are changing the way we relate to each otherand the world around us. Expertly adapted to meet the needs and interests of Canadian students, this text maintains a global perspective while integrating Canadian research, data, government policy and legislation, and examples throughout.

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Martin Hirst is an associate professor in the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University. John Harrison is a senior lecturer in the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Queensland. Patricia Mazepa is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at York University.
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Title:Communication and New Media: From Broadcast to Narrowcast, Canadian EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:424 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.6 inPublished:February 5, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Author's PrefaceAcknowledgementsFrom the PublisherAbbreviationsIntroduction: Navigating the Signposts: Yesterday the Telephone, Today the Mobile Phone, Tomorrow the Embodied Transceiver?Part I: Dialectics of Communication1. Digital Dilemmas: Contradictions and Conflicts in Communication2. A Political Economy of Communication3. Contextualizing Technology: Convergence and ContradictionsPart II: From Hot Metal to Hotmail: A (Recent) History of Media and Communication4. From Gutenberg to Global News: A Brief History of the Print Media5. Industrial Light and Magic: A Brief History of Still and Moving Pictures6. Telegraphy, the Talking Wireless, and Television7. From Calculation to Cyberia: Computing over 2,500 yearsPart III: Re-Emergence of Convergence: New Century, New Media?8. The Golden Age of the Internet?9. Policy Convergence: The Government Regulation of Communication10. Who's a Journalist Now? The Expanded Reportorial CommunityPart IV: From Broadcasting to Narrowcasting: A Surveillance Political Economy11. We Know What You're Doing... The Surveillance Society Has Arrived12. That's the Way the Cookie Rumbles: A Surveillance Economy13. Politics and New MediaGlossaryReferencesIndex

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"Communication and New Media is a well-argued book written with conviction that introduces students to advanced theories in media studies, grounded in topical case studies from today's new media landscape. . . . The text ably deconstructs the popular myths, both utopian and dystopian, thatframe much of the discourse around new media, presenting a more nuanced and economically grounded analysis of media, and more importantly, its connection to broader social relations." --Nicholas Balaisis, Concordia University