Locating Emerging Media focuses on the tensions between the local and global in the design, distribution, and use of emerging media forms, building on scholarship on the cultural geography of new media networks and products and the relationships between the "global" and the "local." Authors consider new media practices, texts, services, software, policies, infrastructures, and design discourses that enrich existing relationships between creative industries and cultures of production, reception, and engagement. This consideration highlights the relationships between global and local perspectives and new media technologies and practices emerging within (and through) the geography and culture of particular places. Areas examined include East Asia, Latin America, Africa, Europe, South Asia, the Pacific Islands, and the Middle East. Through all is the recognition that what is new or emergent around the globe is unique in each locality.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 236
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
"This volume is at the crest of a new wave within media studies. The approach of the authors is imaginative and carefully considered. The chapters open doors to topics that merit consideration by students, researchers, and media policymakers." -Philip Seib, University of Southern California, USA
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