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Palgrave Macmillan

Media Convergence

Networked Digital Media in Everyday Life

ISBN 9780230228931
Publication Date January 2012
Formats Hardcover Ebook (PDF) Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan

This book focuses on how everyday media such as Facebook, iTunes and Google can be understood in new ways for the 21st century through ideas of convergence. Key chapters explore the development of the internet, the rise of social media and the new opportunities for audiences to create, collaborate upon and share their own media.

  • Winner of the CHOICE Outstanding Academic Titles of 2012
  • Winner of the CHOICE Outstanding Academic Titles of 2012

GRAHAM MEIKLE is Senior Lecturer in Communications, Media & Culture at the University of Stirling, UK. He is the author of Interpreting News (2008) and Future Active: Media activism and the Internet (2003) and the co-editor of News Online: Transformations & Continuities (2010).

SHERMAN YOUNG is an Associate Professor in the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies and the Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching in the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University, Australia. He is the author of The Book is Dead, Long Live the Book (2007).

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Content, Computing, Communications
Convergent Media Industries
From Broadcast to Social Media
Never Ending Stories
Creative Audiences
Making the Invisible Visible
Time, Space and Convergent Media
Regulation, Policy and Convergent Media
Conclusion
References

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