The fourth edition of Terry Flew's New Media combines a comprehensive overview of theories of new media with contemporary cases studies. Based on an historic understanding of new media developments, the book explores the role of new media in a globally-networked society. It examines the cultural, political and economic impact of new technologies on creativity and industry from a cross-disciplinary perspective.
Terry Flew is Professor of Media and Communication at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. He has recently completed a secondment to the Australian Law Reform Commission, where he chaired the National Classifications Review.
1. INTRODUCTION TO NEW MEDIA; 2. TWENTY KEY NEW MEDIA CONCEPTS; 3. APPROACHES TO NEW MEDIA; 4. SOCIAL NETWORKING MEDIA; 5. PARTICIPATORY MEDIA CULTURES; 6. GAMES: TECHNOLOGY, INDUSTRY, CULTURE; 7. ONLINE NEWS AND THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM; 8. CREATIVE INDUSTRIES; 9. THE GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY; 10. TRANSFORMING HIGHER EDUCATION; 11. INTERNET LAW, POLICY AND GOVERNANCE; 12. ONLINE ACTIVISM AND NETWORKED POLITICS; 13. CONCLUSION