|aMedia perspectives for the 21st century :|bconcepts, topics and issues /|cedited by Stylianos Papathanassopoulos.
|aMedia perspectives for the twenty-first century.
|aNew York :|bRoutledge|c2011.
|axv, 248 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aCommunication and society.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aIntroduction / Stylianos Papathanassopoulos -- Media in the contemporay age. Information and democracy : the weakening of social democracy / Frank Webster -- The transformation of political communication / Ralph Negrine and Stylianos Papathanassopoulos -- What does information technology imply for media effects research? / Shanto Iyengar -- Infotainment Inc. : the ascent of a global ideology / Daya Kishan Thussu -- Emotions in the media and the mediatization of traumas / Nicos Demertzis -- Media, migrations and transnational cultures / Tristan Mattelart -- Communication in the digital era. From mass to networked communication / Gustavo Cardoso -- Media life / Mark Deuze -- Consumer culture and new media : commodity fetishism in the Digital Era / Matthew McAllister -- How does the Internet change journalistic investigation and how should communication science deal with this issue? / Marcel Machill and Markus Beiler -- Philosophical linkages between public journalism and citizen journalism / Linda Steiner and Jessica Roberts -- Toward a new(er) sociability : uses, gratifications, and social capital on Facebook / Zizi Papacharissi and Andrew Mendelson -- Minding the digital gap : why understanding digital inequality matters / Eszter Hargittai.