The Resource Media in the digital age, John V. Pavlik, (electronic resource)

Media in the digital age, John V. Pavlik, (electronic resource)

Label
Media in the digital age
Title
Media in the digital age
Statement of responsibility
John V. Pavlik
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Digital technologies have fundamentally altered the nature and function of media in our society, reinventing age-old practices of public communication and at times circumventing traditional media and challenging its privileged role as gatekeepers of news and entertainment. Some critics believe these technologies keep the public involved in an informed discourse on matters of public importance, but it isn't clear this is happening on a large scale. Propaganda disguised as news is flourishing, and though interaction with the digital domain teaches children valuable skills, it can also expose them to grave risks. John V. Pavlik critically examines our current digital innovations--blogs, podcasting, peer-to-peer file sharing, on-demand entertainment, and the digitization of television, radio, and satellites--and their positive and negative implications. He focuses on present developments, but he also peers into the future, foreseeing a media landscape dominated by a highly fragmented, though active audience, intense media competition, and scarce advertising dollars. By embracing new technologies, however, Pavlik shows how professional journalism and media can hold on to their role as a vital information lifeline and continue to operate as the tool of a successful democracy
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Pavlik, John V.
Dewey number
302.23/1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Digital media
  • Mass media
  • Information society
  • Information technology
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Media in the digital age, John V. Pavlik, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11860815
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11860815
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11860815
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860815
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Media in the digital age, John V. Pavlik, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11860815
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11860815
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11860815
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860815
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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