Communication, Digital Media and Everyday Life

Paperback | October 30, 2015

byTony Chalkley, Mitchell Hobbs, Adam Brown

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Communication, Digital Media and Everyday Life (Second Edition) uses stories to explain the journey from "new media in communication" to "digital media is communication" and provide a clear introduction to communication and media theory and practice. For Generations Y and Z, digital media isnow embedded into most aspects of daily life and integrated into contemporary communication as much as speaking, reading and writing. This book encourages readers to understand how they use "new" media to do "old" things and explores how concepts of communication, digital media and everyday lifeintersect with one another. The first section part of the book introduces the building blocks of communication; its basic tools, devices and approaches. The second section part takes these ideas and concepts in the first part and applies them to "new" media: it considers including ideology in film and television;organisational communication; and values in the new digital world; and how identity, privacy, deception and truth have been redefined. The third part section part looks at communication today - including the redefinition of identity, privacy, deception and truth - and explores what it might be liketo live in an increasingly digital world.

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Communication, Digital Media and Everyday Life (Second Edition) uses stories to explain the journey from "new media in communication" to "digital media is communication" and provide a clear introduction to communication and media theory and practice. For Generations Y and Z, digital media isnow embedded into most aspects of daily life ...

Tony Chalkle is Senior Lecturer at the School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University. Mitchell Hobbs is Lecturer in Media and Public Relations, Department of Media and Communications at The University of Sydney. Adam Brown is Senior Lecturer, School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University. Toija Cinque is...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.76 × 8.03 × 0.7 inPublished:October 30, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part 1: Media and Society1. Introduction2. What is the Media, and is Digital Media 'New'?3. Subtext and Mass Media4. Media Power and Influence5. Making Meaning through Narrative: Conventions, Intertextuality and Transmedia Storytelling6. Non-verbal Communication7. Gender and Communication8. Designing Desire: Advertising, Consumption and Identity9. Semiotics10. Online Dating11. PostmodernismPart 2: Content and Culture12. Reading Film: Techniques, Identification and Ideology13. Organisational and Professional Communication14. Values, Ideals and Power in the Brave New Digital WorldPart 3: Communication15. Constructed Reality16. Navigating Social Media: Identity, Privacy and Performativity in the Digital Age17. Games, Culture and Technology18. Technology, Piracy, Creativity and Ownership19. Surveillance20. Reality TV and Constructed Reality21. Conclusion: Do We Communicate 'Less' or 'More' in the Digital Age?