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Web Studies
By David Gauntlett

Web Studies

Rewiring Media Studies for the Digital Age

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Web Studies by David Gauntlett

Book Description

The Internet has changed the landscape of mass media. This text explores the ways in which people, organizations and companies are using the net to project their interest and concerns into the world. This book aims to offer a comprehensive and coherent introduction to the new web-based media culture.;Beginning with an introduction to cyberculture studies and ways of studying the web it moves on to consider everyday weblife, web art and culture, web business and global web politics ad protest. Topics covered range from fan websites, web identities and web design trends to global capitalism and web allure, cybercrime and the politics of hacking and propaganda warfare via the web. Throughout the book are suggestions for ways in which readers can use the web to further their own research.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780340760499
ISBN-10: 0340760494
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 154mm x 15mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Hodder Arnold H&S
Publisher: Hodder Arnold
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Gauntlett

David Gauntlett is Lecturer in Social Communications at the Institute of Communication Studies, University of Leeds. He is the author of Moving Experiences: Understanding Television's Influences and Effects, Video Critical: Children, the Environment and Media Power, and TV Living: Television, Culture and Everyday Life. He has been a Research Fellow of the British Film Institute and produces the award-winning websites www.theory.org.uk and www.newmediastudies.com.

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