Media and Society into the 21st Century: A Historical Introduction

Media and Society into the 21st Century: A Historical Introduction

By: Lyn Gorman (author), David McLean (author)Paperback

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Media and Society into the 21st Century captures the breathtaking revolutionary sweep of mass media from the late 19th century to the present day. Updated and expanded new edition including coverage of recent media developments and the continued impact of technological change Newly reworked chapters on media, war, international relations, and new media A new "Web 2.0" section explores the role of blogging, social networking, user-generated content, and search media in media landscape

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About Author

Lyn Gorman is Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President and was previously Dean, Faculty of Arts, Charles Sturt University. Her publications include numerous works on media history and on war and society. David McLean is Senior Lecturer and Program Coordinator at Charles Sturt University, Australia. He has been a Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow, a Harold White Fellow at the National Library of Australia, and a winner of the Stuart L. Bernath Scholarly Article Prize of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.


Acknowledgments. 1. Introduction. 2. The Press as a Mass Medium. 3. The Development of the Film Industry. 4. The Growth of Radio Broadcasting. 5. The Rise of Advertising. 6. Propaganda in Peace and War. 7. Cold War and Communications. 8. Television and Consumer Societies. 9. Media, Information, and Entertainment. 10. Media, War, and International Relations. 11. The Rise of New Media. 12. Globalization and Media. 13. Conclusion. Notes. Further Reading. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781405149358
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9781405149358
  • weight: 558
  • ISBN10: 1405149353

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