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New Media Theory Reader

ISBN-10: 0335217109

ISBN-13: 9780335217106

Edition: 2006

Authors: Robert Hassan, Julian Thomas

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'The New Media Theory Reader' brings together a number of key texts on new media - what it is, where it came from, how it affects our lives, the political economy, how it's managed. It brings together key historical readings on the subject and combines these with more recent findings.
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Book details

List price: $43.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 9/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Extracts
Introduction
Publisher's acknowledgements
Media transitions
Introduction
'What is new media?' in The Language of New Media. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002
'Technological revolutions and the Gutenberg Myth' in Internet Dreams. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1997
'A shadow darkens' in Technologies of Freedom. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003
'The consumer's sublime' in American Technological Sublime. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1996
'The computational metaphor', Whole Earth, Winter 1998
'New communications technology: a survey of impacts and issues', Telecommunications Policy, 20(5), pp. 375-387, 1996
Governing new media
Introduction
'Historicising obscenity law' in On Pornography: Literature, Sexuality and Obscenity Law. London: Macmillan, 1992
'The tragedy of broadcast regulation' in The Internet Challenge to Television. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999
'Broadcasting policy in the digital age' in Charles M. Firestone and Amy Korzick Garmer (eds) Digital Broadcasting and the Public Interest. Washington, DC: Aspen Institute, 1998
'From public sphere to cybernetic state' in Times of the Technoculture. New York: Routledge, 1999
'Policing the thinkable', Opendemocracy.net, 2001
'The myths of encroaching global media ownership', Opendemocracy.net, 2001
Properties and commons
Introduction
'Copyright in historical perspective' in Copyright in Historical Perspective. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 1968
'Intellectual property and the liberal state' in Shamans, Software and Spleens: Law and the Construction of the Information Society. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996
'Choosing metaphors' in Digital Copyright: Protecting Intellectual Property on the Internet. Amherst, NY: Prometheus, 2001
'The promise for intellectual property in cyberspace' in Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace. New York: Basic Books, 2000
'Why software should not have owners' in Free Software: Free Society. Boston, MA: Free Software Foundation, 2002
Politics of new media technologies
Introduction
'On interactivity' in Political Machines: Governing a Technological Society. London: Athlone Press, 2001
'Pangloss, Pandora or Jefferson? Three scenarios. for the future of technology and strong democracy', in A Passion for Democracy: American Essays, Princeton University Press, pp. 245-257, 2000
'Citizens' in Republic.com. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001
'Abstraction/class' in A Hacker Manifesto. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004
Time and space in the age of information
Introduction
'Technology and ideology: the case of the telegraph' in Communication as Culture. London: Routledge, 1989
'Reflections on time, time-space compression and technology in the nineteenth century' in M. Crang, P. Crang and J. May (eds), Virtual Geographies: Bodies, Space and Relations. New York: Routledge, 1999
'On the move: technology, mobility, and the mediation of social time and space', The Information Society, 18(4), pp. 281-292, 2002
'Time and the internet', Time and Society, 9(1), pp. 48-55,2001
'Speed is contagious' in Tyranny of the Moment: Fast and Slow Time in the Age of Information. London: Pluto Press, 2001
Biographical notes
Bibliography
Index