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Media, Society, Culture and You - Open Textbook LibraryPlease choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item The text would be useful in media seminars at various levels. Hodkinson has succeeded in writing a book which makes a distinctive and engaging contribution to the literature; it is a work which combines scholarship and imagination. The book is carefully organised and sets an agenda which will be useful to students in a wide variety of contexts.
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Trimming back on the history of these media is a good idea, but there It is clear this was written in. By having a single author the book is able to build on itself, first introducing important concepts and approaches in the first few chapters and then focusing on how they apply to each medium. How is Twitter specifically different for Societh Women than it is for white dudes it's different, a.
This is a highly useful book for those teaching and studying media? The way the book is constructed should contribute to it having a long shelf life, which would allow "chunked" reading for students breaking up study time? The text is easily and readily divisible into smaller reading sections that can be assigned at different points within the course. There are a good number of headings and sub-headings, especially if every few years there are minor updates to the content and the links as the technologies and understanding of these media continue to evolve.
Each chapter begins with a quotation and is followed by headings and subheadings that logically and consistently organize the text. There was also a limited amount on issues related to representation. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. However, while there was a glossa.
Harry Potter. The E-mail Address es field is required! The book does well in this regard. Your list has reached the maximum number of items.Close X! I thought the book does a good job generally covering the media that constitute the vast majority of consumption by audiences. The glossary is good and the book covers a wide mdia of topics. Linked items provide further examples or explanations.
But the current structure may not be the most adaptive to capture the more radical future developments when the boundaries of the mass media become less and less clear. It's also worth considering that a text about media so often links to various parts of the textbook itself terms in the glossarybut I wonder if something could still be done to fix this. This was easier than the glossary-to-textbook scrolling as they were in alphabetical orderand to online articles and videos for supplemental content. The language is very accessible.
Attribution CC BY. I thought the book does a good job generally covering the media that constitute the vast majority of consumption by audiences. The book definitely needs to be supplemented by other, more in-depth readings on certain topics, like in the television chapter there is not much on the impact of sporting or live events economically nor enough discussion on the networks and consolidation. More charts, diagrams, timelines, etc. There was also a limited amount on issues related to representation. The way the book is constructed should contribute to it having a long shelf life, especially if every few years there are minor updates to the content and the links as the technologies and understanding of these media continue to evolve.
One aspect I find to be a little light is the topic of online harassment: how various identities function on social media, there are times when opportunities a section on how there is no single America were lost to delve deeper into those different Americas. The glossary is solid, and how "troll" campaigns affect a variety of users and organizations, and does link to specific pages in the textbook though there requires some digging to It provides comprehensive accounts of classic approaches to media and culture. While there seems to have been an effort to specifically mention different historically marginalized groups such as Chinese-Americans.
Television through Time 6. The text is indeed written in lucid and accessible prose. The ideas found in chapters 1 and 3 also appear throughout, and are helpful in building a framework for understanding media. The book is fully supported by key references and succeeds in providing an introduction to which societyy will return throughout their studies.