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Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports For A Digital World

by Andy Miah

|This title releases January 20, 2017

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Digital technology is changing everything about modern sports. Athletes and coaches rely on digital data to monitor and enhance performance. Officials use tracking systems to augment their judgment in what is an increasingly superhuman field of play. Spectators…

Automatic Society: The Future of Work

by Bernard Stiegler

|This title releases January 10, 2017

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In July 2014 the Belgian newspaper Le Soir claimed that France, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Italy, Poland and the United States may lose between 43 and 50 per cent of their jobs within ten to fifteen years. Across the world, integrated automation, one key result…
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This book brings together a number of prominent scholars to explore a relatively under-studied area of Marshall McLuhan’s thought: his idea of formal cause and the role that formal cause plays in the emergence of new technologies and in structuring societal…

The Future of Live

by Karin van Es

|This title releases December 12, 2016

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Liveness is a persistent and much-debated concept in media studies. Until recently, it was associated primarily with broadcast media, and television in particular. However, the emergence of social media has brought new forms of liveness into effect. These forms…

Lgbtqs, Media And Culture In Europe

by Alexander Dhoest

|This title releases December 16, 2016

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Media matter, particularly to social minorities like lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. Rather than one homogenised idea of the ¿global gay¿, what we find today is a range of historically and culturally specific expressions of gender and…
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The world has changed drastically over the past decade. The Internet has had a huge part in that, as it has made the world more accessible to anyone of any age, race, or gender. Used for entertainment, education, shopping, dating and more, the internet has…
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What Journalism Could Be

by Barbie Zelizer

|This title releases January 10, 2017

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What Journalism Could Be asks readers to re-imagine the news by embracing a conceptual prism long championed by one of journalism’s leading contemporary scholars. A former reporter, media critic and academic, Barbie Zelizer charts a singular journey through…
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Once upon a time, neuroscience was born. A dazzling array of neurotechnologies emerged that, according to popular belief, have finally begun to unlock the secrets of the brain. But as the brain sciences now extend into all corners of cultural, social, political,…

Television For Women: New Directions

by Rachel Moseley

|This title releases December 6, 2016

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Television for Women brings together emerging and established scholars to reconsider the question of ¿television for women¿. In the context of the 2000s, when the potential meanings of both terms have expanded and changed so significantly, in what ways might the…

The Mediated Construction of Reality

by Nick Couldry

|This title releases December 27, 2016

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Social theory needs to be completely rethought in a world of digital media and social media platforms driven by data processes. Fifty years after Berger and Luckmann published their classic text The Social Construction of Reality, two leading sociologists of…
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African audiences and users are rapidly gaining in importance and increasingly targeted by global media companies, social media platforms and mobile phone operators. This is the first edited volume that addresses the everyday lived experiences of Africans in…