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Media Rituals: A Critical Approach
Figures and Plates Preface 1. Media Rituals: The Short and the Long Route 2. Ritual and Liminality 3. Ritual Space: Unravelling the Myth of the Centre 4. Rethinking Media Events 5. MediaExpand
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Why Voice Matters: Culture And Politics After Neoliberalism
For more than thirty years neoliberalism has declared that market functioning trumps all other social, political and economic values. In this book, Nick Couldry passionately argues for voice, theExpand
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Theorising media as practice
This article explores the possibility of a new paradigm of media research that understands media, not as texts or structures of production, but as practice. Drawing on recent moves towards a theoryExpand
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Mediatization or mediation? Alternative understandings of the emergent space of digital storytelling
  • N. Couldry
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • New Media Soc.
  • 1 June 2008
This article reviews the social potential of digital storytelling, and in particular its potential to contribute to the strengthening of democracy. Expand
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Media, Society, World: Social Theory and Digital Media Practice
Media are fundamental to our sense of living in a social world. Since the beginning of modernity, media have transformed the scale on which we act as social beings. And now in the era of digitalExpand
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Media Consumption and Public Engagement: Beyond the Presumption of Attention
Book synopsis: Governments in many countries fear voting turnout and political engagement is in terminal decline, threatening the long-term legitimacy of the democratic process. Meanwhile definitionsExpand
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Media meta-capital: Extending the range of Bourdieu’s field theory
This article addresses a general problem in media sociology – how to understand the media both as an internal production process and as a general frame for categorizing the social world, withExpand
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Inside Culture: Re-imagining the Method of Cultural Studies
General Introduction - Paul du Gay, Jessica Evans and Peter Redman PART ONE: THE SUBJECT OF LANGUAGE, IDEOLOGY AND DISCOURSE Introduction - Peter Redman Who Needs 'Identity'? - Stuart Hall IdeologyExpand
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The view from inside the 'simulacrum': visitors' tales from the set of Coronation Street.
The social significance of visits to television and film locations has been little studied. This article concentrates on Granada Studios Tour (GST) - home of the external set of Coronation Street -Expand
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Conceptualizing Mediatization: Contexts, Traditions, Arguments
Why ‘mediatization’ as a topic for communication theory now? This rather ungainly word has been rising in prominence for the past decade, but many readers of this journal may still want to ask: WhatExpand
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