Media in the Digital AgeUnknown - 2008
Digital technologies have fundamentally altered the nature and function of media in our society, reinventing age-old practices of public communication and at times circumventing traditional media and challenging its privileged role as gatekeepers of news and entertainment. Some critics believe these technologies keep the public involved in an informed discourse on matters of public importance, but it isn't clear this is happening on a large scale. Propaganda disguised as news is flourishing, and though interaction with the digital domain teaches children valuable skills, it can also expos.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2008.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 346 pages) : illustrations