Beyond New Media

Beyond New Media

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Beyond New Media: Discourse and Critique in a Polymediated Age examines a host of differing positions on media in order to explore how those positions can inform one another and build a basis for future engagements with media theory, research, and practice. Herbig, Herrmann, and Tyma have brought together a number of media scholars with differing paradigmatic backgrounds to debate the relative applicability of existing theories and in doing so develop a new approach: polymediation. Each contributora€™s disciplinary background is diverse, spanning interpersonal communication, media studies, organizational communication, instructional design, rhetoric, mass communication, gender studies, popular culture studies, informatics, and persuasion. Although each of these scholars brings with them a unique perspective on mediaa€™s role in peoplea€™s lives, what binds them together is the belief that meaningful discourse about media must be an ongoing conversation that is open to critique and revision in a rapidly changing mediated culture. By studying media in a polymediated way, Beyond New Media addresses more completely our complex relationship to media(tion) in our everyday lives.So whata#39;s the problem? Changes in how we communicate provide us with a variety of ... I (Andrew) am currently working on this introduction in Google Docs on my MacBook Pro. This is connected to my Google+ Profile, although I dona#39;t reallyanbsp;...

Title:Beyond New Media
Author:Art Herbig, Andrew F. Herrmann, Adam W. Tyma
Publisher:Lexington Books - 2014-11-14


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