Media, society, world : social theory and digital media practice /

Media are fundamental to our sense of living in a social world. Since the beginning of modernity, media have transformed the scale on which we act as social beings. And now in the era of digital media, media themselves are being transformed as platforms, content, and producers multiply. - Yet the im...

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Main Author: Couldry, Nick.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2012.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: digital media and social theory
  • Media as practice
  • Media as ritual and social form
  • Media and the hidden shaping of the social
  • Network society, networked politics?
  • Media and the transformation of capital and authority
  • Media cultures: a world unfolding
  • Media ethics, media justice.