Deep Mapping the Media City
by Shannon Mattern
Publisher: University of Minnesota 2015
Number of pages: 70
Using techniques like excavation and mapping to discover the modern city's roots in time, Shannon Mattern advocates for urban media archaeology, a multisensory approach to investigating the material history of networked cities.
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by Jack Lule - The Saylor Foundation
The text will support an engaging course experience for students that will not only show them the powerful social and economic forces will affect the future of media technology, but will challenge students to do their part in shaping that future.
by Dan Gillmor - Lulu.com
We're in an age of information overload, and too much of what we watch, hear and read is mistaken, deceitful or even dangerous. Yet you and I can take control and make media serve us by being active consumers and participants. Here's how.
by Joe Karaganis - SSRC Books
An independent study of music, film and software piracy in emerging economies, with a focus on Brazil, India, Russia, etc. The report argues that the problem of piracy is better conceived as a failure of affordable access to media in legal markets.
by Steve Buckley, et al. - World Bank Publications
This book provides development practitioners with a wide overview of the key policy and regulatory issues involved in supporting freedom of information and expression and enabling development of a pluralistic and independent broadcasting sector.