2015 Henry Mayer Lecture: critical media studies and the re-invention of the media

  title={2015 Henry Mayer Lecture: critical media studies and the re-invention of the media},
  author={Graeme Turner},
  journal={Media International Australia},
  pages={101 - 108}
  • Graeme Turner
  • Published 25 August 2016
  • Sociology
  • Media International Australia
This is the expanded text of the Henry Mayer Memorial Lecture presented by Graeme Turner at the University of Queensland in November 2015. In it, he outlines his argument from his book, Re-inventing the Media, before going on to draw upon that argument to present a series of issues that need to be addressed by critical media studies in the future: the challenge of a bifurcating field, the thoroughgoing commercialisation of the media, and media studies’ drift away from the interrogation of the… 
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