Description - Encyclopedia of New Media by Steven Jones
The Encyclopedia of New Media is the first comprehensive, A-Z reference on the ongoing revolution in communications and human/computer interaction. 'New Media' is broadly defined as a set of rapidly evolving instruments of digitally mediated communication. This definition includes digital communication tools, such as the World Wide Web, as well as new interfaces, such as interactive film and television, and new creation/distribution methods, such as digital music and art. The Encyclopedia is edited by Steve Jones, one of the most renowned scholars of new media studies, and editor of two previously SAGE texts in this area Cybersociety 2.0 (1998) and Doing Internet Research (1999). The 275 entries are balanced between information technology and the social landscape, include entries on both themes and theorists, and the volume includes 25 photographs.
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Author Biography - Steven Jones
Steve Jones is professor and head of the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is author/editor of numerous books, including Doing Internet Research, The Encyclopedia of New Media, CyberSociety, and Virtual Culture. He is co-founder and president of the Association of Internet Researchers and co-editor of New Media & Society, an international journal of research on new media, technology, and culture. He also edits New Media Cultures, a series of books on culture and technology for Sage Publications, and Digital Formations, a series of books on new media for Peter Lang Publishers.