Media and Communication Technologies
A Critical Introduction
By (author) Stephen Lax
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Media and Communication Technologies by Stephen Lax
Book DescriptionStudents are increasingly having to confront the technological changes behind media and communication systems. The advent of digital broadcasting, the development of mobile communications, and the affordability of sophisticated digital imaging and editing systems all demonstrate how complex technological systems are becoming accessible and even commonplace. With a clear explanation of key technical principles and the social role of new technologies, this book seeks to enable students to make sense of the changes taking place in communications and media today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403998903
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stephen Lax
Media and Communications Technologies, Hardback (September 2008)
Technology plays an ever greater role in media and communications. With new developments such as digital broadcasting and mobile communications emerging continually, this book helps students make sense of the technological changes taking place in communications today.
Access Denied in the Information Age, Hardback (January 2001)» View all books by Stephen Lax
Focusing on a theme of exclusion, "Access Denied in the Information Age" dispels the myths of the information society. The authors here take a few steps back from the hype and consider the real place of these new technologies in society.
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Author Biography - Stephen Lax
STEPHEN LAX is Senior Lecturer in Communications Technology at the Institute of Communications Studies, Leeds University. He is the author of many books and articles, including Access Denied in the Information Age and Beyond the Horizon: Communication Technologies Past Present and Future.
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