After the Media: Culture and Identity in the 21st Century by Peter Bennett,Alex Kendall,Julian McDougall

By Peter Bennett,Alex Kendall,Julian McDougall

This provocative textual content considers the nation of media and cultural experiences this present day after the demolition of the conventional media paradigm, and engages with the recent, energetic purchaser tradition.

Media stories, fairly inside faculties, has until eventually lately been considering mass media and the results of ‘the media’ in society and on humans. As new media expertise has blurred the limits among the viewers and the media, the prestige of this quarter of schooling is threatened. when a few have referred to as for a drastic re-think (Media stories 2.0), others have referred to as for warning, arguing that the ability dynamics of possession and gatekeeping are left intact.

This booklet makes use of cultural and technological switch as a context for a extra forensic exploration of the conventional dependence at the thought of ‘the media’ as one homogenous unit. It means that it'd be freeing for college students, academics and teachers to leave from this sort of version and shift the point of interest to humans and the way they bring about tradition during this modern ‘mediascape’.

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