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Media Convergence

Networked Digital Media in Everyday Life

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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...

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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.

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Focuses on everyday media examples such as Facebook, Google, iTunes or the BBC
Makes connections between the contemporary study of digital media and longerterm historical debates around issues of ownership, audiences, privacy and policy, among others
Provides accessible analysis of topical media issues, thoroughly grounded in appropriate literature
Uses many vivid and contemporary examples to explain the new media environment
Clearly written, in a lively and accessible style

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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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).

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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).

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