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After Net Neutrality A New Deal for the Digital Age
ISBN: HB: 9780300241402, Yale University Press, January 2020
192 pp., 17.8x12.7 cm, 4 black&white illus.
This short book is both a primer that explains the history and politics of net neutrality and an argument for a more equitable framework for regulating access to the internet. Pickard and Berman argue that we should not see internet service as a comm...
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£20,00
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Connect and Divide The Practice Turn in Media Studies
ISBN: PB: 9783035800517, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, November 2019
386 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Media is a kind of gatekeeper, connecting disparate entities and shielding them from one another at the same time. When we speak of media, we often refer to those entities themselves – to persons, organizations, artifacts, signals, and inscriptions –...
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£64,00
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View from Somewhere Undoing the Myth of Journalistic Objectivity
ISBN: HB: 9780226589176, University of Chicago Press, October 2019
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
#MeToo. #BlackLivesMatter. #NeverAgain. #WontBeErased. Though both the right- and left-wing media claim "objectivity" in their reporting of these and other contentious issues, the American public has become increasingly cynical about truth, fact, and...
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£19,00
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Talk Radio's America How an Industry Took Over a Political Party That Took Over the United States
ISBN: HB: 9780674185012, Harvard University Press, August 2019
368 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
America's long road to the Trump presidency began on August 1, 1988, when, desperate for content to save AM radio, top media executives stumbled on a new format that would turn the political world upside down. They little imagined that in the coming...
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£23,95
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Behind the Screen Content Moderation in the Shadows of Social Media
ISBN: HB: 9780300235883, Yale University Press, August 2019
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 9 black&white illus.
Social media on the internet can be a nightmarish place. A primary shield against hateful language, violent videos, and online cruelty uploaded by users is not an algorithm. It is people. Mostly invisible by design, over 100,000 commercial content mo...
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End of Forgetting Growing Up with Social Media
ISBN: HB: 9780674976696, Harvard University Press, July 2019
180 pp., 21x14 cm
Until recently, the awkward moments of growing up could be forgotten. But today we may be on the verge of losing the ability to leave our pasts behind. In "The End of Forgetting", Kate Eichhorn explores what happens when images of our younger selves...
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£16,95
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Automating the News How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Media
ISBN: HB: 9780674976986, Harvard University Press, July 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm, 6 photos; 8 illus.
Amid the push for self-driving cars and the roboticization of industrial economies, automation has proven one of the biggest news stories of our time. Yet the wide-scale automation of the news itself has largely escaped attention. In this lively expo...
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£21,95
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Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to Twitter
ISBN: HB: 9780674983700, Harvard University Press, May 2019
472 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 photos; 4 illus.
Facebook makes us lonely. Selfies breed narcissism. On Twitter and comment boards, hostility reigns. Pundits and psychologists warn us that digital technologies substantially alter our emotional states. But in this lively and surprising account, we l...
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£25,00
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Revolution That Wasn't How Digital Activism Favors Conservatives
ISBN: HB: 9780674972339, Harvard University Press, May 2019
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 illus., 13 tables
The internet has been hailed as a leveling force that is reshaping activism. From the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street to Black Lives Matter and #MeToo, digital activism seemed cheap, fast, and open to all. Now this celebratory narrative finds itse...
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£21,95
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Follow Me, Akhi The Online World of British Muslims
ISBN: PB: 9781787381254, Hurst Publishers, May 2019
208 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! What does it mean to be Muslim in Britain today? If the media is anything to go by, it has something to do with mosques, community leaders, whether you wear a veil, and what your views on religious extremists are. But as all ou...
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£12,99
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