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The fourth edition of Terry Flew's New Media combines a comprehensive overview of theories of new media with contemporary cases studies.
Based on an historic understanding of new media developments, the book explores the role of new media in a globally-networked society. It examines the cultural, political and economic impact of new technologies on creativity and industry from a cross-disciplinary perspective.
Terry Flew is Professor of Media and Communication at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. He has recently completed a secondment to the Australian Law Reform Commission, where he chaired the National Classifications Review.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to new media 2. Twenty key new media concepts 3. Approaches to new media 4. Social Networking Media 5. Participatory media cultures 6. Games: Technology, industry, culture 7. Online News and the Future of Journalism 8. Creative industries 9. The global knowledge economy 10. Transforming Higher Education 11. Internet law, policy and governance 12. Online Activism and Networked Politics 13. Conclusion