Corpus ID: 153776227

Media Consumption and Public Engagement: Beyond the Presumption of Attention

  title={Media Consumption and Public Engagement: Beyond the Presumption of Attention},
  author={N. Couldry and Sonia Livingstone and Tim Markham},
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 definitions of politics and the public world are changing, while media formats are proliferating and media audiences fragmenting in the age of digital media. How are these important trends related? And what do our everyday habits of consuming media contribute to our possibilities of being effective citizens… Expand
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