The New Media Environment : An Introduction, Hardback Book

The New Media Environment : An Introduction Hardback


Media Studies examines the new and rapidly developing fieldof media studies to discover what insights it has to offer studentsand general readers as they negotiate their way through the new -and thoroughly saturated - media environment. * Explores how recent changes in our media affect the way wewatch older media like television, movies, and radio, and offer uprich new interactive media, like video games and the internet * The perfect introduction to the field of media studies * Chronicles the recent dramatic changes in communicationtechnologies, arguing that most of life itself is now experiencedas 'mediated' * Discusses the development of cable and satellite television,VCRs, DVDs, the internet and personal computers * Emphasizes the broader political, social, and economic contextwithin which these important new technologies havedeveloped


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 236 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: Media studies
  • ISBN: 9781405127677

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