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Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to Twitter
ISBN: PB: 9780674244726, ISBN: HB: 9780674983700, Harvard University Press, July 2020
472 pp., 20.9x13.9 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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Writing Technology in Meiji Japan A Media History of Modern Japanese Literature and Visual Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780674244498, ISBN: HB: 9780674088412, Harvard University Press, April 2020
312 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 33 photos
"Writing Technology in Meiji Japan" boldly rethinks the origins of modern Japanese language, literature, and visual culture from the perspective of media history. Drawing upon methodological insights by Friedrich Kittler and extensive archival resear...
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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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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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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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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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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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Next Billion Users Digital Life Beyond the West
ISBN: HB: 9780674983786, Harvard University Press, March 2019
250 pp., 21x14 cm
New-media pundits obsess over online privacy and security, cyberbullying, and revenge porn, but do these things really matter in most of the world? "The Next Billion Users" reveals that many assumptions about Internet use in developing countries are...
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On Press The Liberal Values That Shaped the News
ISBN: HB: 9780674976658, Harvard University Press, November 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
In the 1960s and 1970s, the American press embraced a new way of reporting and selling the news. The causes were many: the proliferation of television, pressure to rectify the news media's dismal treatment of minorities and women, accusations of bias...
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Digital Difference Media Technology and the Theory of Communication Effects
ISBN: PB: 9780674987234, ISBN: HB: 9780674504936, Harvard University Press, November 2018
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 line illus., 17 tables
"The Digital Difference" examines how the transition from the industrial-era media of one-way publishing and broadcasting to the two-way digital era of online search and social media has affected the dynamics of public life. In the digital age, fund...
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