Understanding Community Media
By Kevin Howley
SAGE Publications, Inc
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A text that reveals the value and significance of community media in an era of global communicationWith contributions from an international team of well-known experts, media activists, and promising young scholars, this comprehensive volume examines community-based media from theoretical, empirical, and practical perspectives. More than 30 original essays provide an incisive and timely analysis of the relationships between media and society, technology and culture, and communication and community.Key FeaturesProvides vivid examples of community and alternative media initiatives from around the worldExplores a wide range of media institutions, forms, and practices—community radio, participatory video, street newspapers, Independent Media Centers, and community informaticsOffers cutting-edge analysis of community and alternative media with original essays from new, emerging, and established voices in the fieldTakes a multidimensional approach to community media studies by highlighting the social, economic, cultural, and political significance of alternative, independent, and community-oriented media organizationsEnters the ongoing debates regarding the theory and practice of community media in a comprehensive and engaging fashionIntended AudienceThis core text is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses such as Community Media, Alternative Media, Media & Social Change, Communication & Culture, and Participatory Communication in the departments of communication, media studies, sociology, and cultural studies.
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