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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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£20,00
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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, June 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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Consumer Identities Agency, Media and Digital Culture
ISBN: HB: 9781783209811, Intellect, March 2019
210 pp., 22.8x17.7 cm, 16 halftones
This edited collection explores the notion of agency by tracing the role and activities of consumers from the pre-internet age into the possible future. Using an overview of the historical creation of consumer identity, "Consumer Identities" demonstr...
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£72,00
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Revolution in the Echo Chamber Audio Drama's Past, Present and Future
ISBN: HB: 9781783209828, Intellect, March 2019
295 pp., 22.8x17.7 cm, 6 halftones
"Revolution in the Echo Chamber" is a sociohistorical analysis of British and American radio and audio drama from 1919 to present day. This volume examines the aesthetic, cultural, and technical elements of audio drama along with its context within t...
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£79,00
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News from Germany The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945
ISBN: HB: 9780674988408, Harvard University Press, March 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 photo, 12 illus.
Information warfare may seem like a new feature of our contemporary digital world. But it was just as crucial a century ago, when the great powers competed to control and expand their empires. In "News from Germany", Heidi Tworek uncovers how Germans...
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£21,95
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Connect and Divide The Practice Turn in Media Studies
ISBN: PB: 9783035800517, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, March 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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