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Digital futures for cultural and media studies / John Hartley.

By: Hartley, John, 1948-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011Description: 1 online resource (438 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118106723; 1118106725; 9781118106693; 1118106695; 9781118106709; 1118106709.Subject(s): Digital media -- Social aspects | Digital media -- Social aspects | Mass media | Social media | Social Science | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Media Studies | Digital media -- Social aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Digital Futures for Cultural and Media Studies.DDC classification: 302.23 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Cover; Dedication; Title page; Copyright page; 1 The History and Future of Ideas; Part I: Reading Digits; Part II: A Short History of Representation -- From Print to User; 4 The Distribution of Public Thought; 'Public Thought' and Shirky's Shock; Average Collapse; Journalistic Collapse; Academic Collapse; Keening at a Wake; Sequence of Collapse; Every Time You Torrent; An Invisible College -- At the Airport; Signaling the Quality of Public Thought; Digital Literacy: 'Look at Moi!'; Trust Me, I'm a Doctor?; Outlearning; 2 Cultural Studies, Creative Industries, and Cultural Science.
Why is Cultural Studies not an Evolutionary Science?Part I: Past -- Cultural Studies; Part II: Present -- Creative Industries; Part III: Future -- Cultural Science; 3 Journalism and Popular Culture; Part I: Popular Culture -- Subject or Object?; Part II: Methodological Considerations; 5 Television Goes Online; Cultural Climate Change; 'That Sign Needs Changing'; Less Popular?; More Democratic?; From Coronation Street to Corrie; More Democratic ... and Sillier?; What Say You?; Implications for Media Studies; 6 Silly Citizenship; Citizenship: Child's Play?; History or Science?; The 'Good Citizen'
Evolving CitizenshipCultural Citizenship; Media Citizenship; Productive Citizens; Silly Citizenship; Discursive Citizenship in the Era of New Media; Ordinary Publics, New Media, and Cultural Citizenship; Arty-Farty Citizenship?; 7 The Probability Archive; Institutions of Memory; From Objectivity to Quantum Theory; Modernity's Essence Archive; Broadcast Television as Essence Archive; The Probability Archive; Plenitude of the Sign; The Internet as a Probability Machine (Or, How to 'Cast' the First Stone); Amazingly Unlikely; The Veblen Question; The Olduvai Imperative; 8 Messaging as Identity.
Message -- What Message?Part I: Interdisciplinary Encounters; Part II: Madness, or Method?; Part III: Evolution of Homo Nuntius; Part IV: Fashion as 'the Message' of Homo Nuntius; Trickster the Entrepreneur; Cultural Science: System, Agency, Disruption, Change; New Firms; The 'A' Word; Distributed Talent; Lying Worm and Cry Baby; Structural Change; Bridging Culture and Science; 9 Paradigm Shifters; References; Acknowledgments; Index.
Summary: An ambitious rendering of the digital future from a pioneer of media and cultural studies, a wise and witty take on a changing field, and our orientation to itInvestigates the uses of multimedia by creative and productive citizen-consumers to provide new theories of communication that accommodate social media, participatory action, and user-creativityLeads the way for new interdisciplinary engagement with systems thinking, complexity and evolutionary sciences, and the convergence of cultural and economic valuesAnalyzes the historical uses of multimedia from print, through broadcasting to the i.
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Cover; Dedication; Title page; Copyright page; 1 The History and Future of Ideas; Part I: Reading Digits; Part II: A Short History of Representation -- From Print to User; 4 The Distribution of Public Thought; 'Public Thought' and Shirky's Shock; Average Collapse; Journalistic Collapse; Academic Collapse; Keening at a Wake; Sequence of Collapse; Every Time You Torrent; An Invisible College -- At the Airport; Signaling the Quality of Public Thought; Digital Literacy: 'Look at Moi!'; Trust Me, I'm a Doctor?; Outlearning; 2 Cultural Studies, Creative Industries, and Cultural Science.

Why is Cultural Studies not an Evolutionary Science?Part I: Past -- Cultural Studies; Part II: Present -- Creative Industries; Part III: Future -- Cultural Science; 3 Journalism and Popular Culture; Part I: Popular Culture -- Subject or Object?; Part II: Methodological Considerations; 5 Television Goes Online; Cultural Climate Change; 'That Sign Needs Changing'; Less Popular?; More Democratic?; From Coronation Street to Corrie; More Democratic ... and Sillier?; What Say You?; Implications for Media Studies; 6 Silly Citizenship; Citizenship: Child's Play?; History or Science?; The 'Good Citizen'

Evolving CitizenshipCultural Citizenship; Media Citizenship; Productive Citizens; Silly Citizenship; Discursive Citizenship in the Era of New Media; Ordinary Publics, New Media, and Cultural Citizenship; Arty-Farty Citizenship?; 7 The Probability Archive; Institutions of Memory; From Objectivity to Quantum Theory; Modernity's Essence Archive; Broadcast Television as Essence Archive; The Probability Archive; Plenitude of the Sign; The Internet as a Probability Machine (Or, How to 'Cast' the First Stone); Amazingly Unlikely; The Veblen Question; The Olduvai Imperative; 8 Messaging as Identity.

Message -- What Message?Part I: Interdisciplinary Encounters; Part II: Madness, or Method?; Part III: Evolution of Homo Nuntius; Part IV: Fashion as 'the Message' of Homo Nuntius; Trickster the Entrepreneur; Cultural Science: System, Agency, Disruption, Change; New Firms; The 'A' Word; Distributed Talent; Lying Worm and Cry Baby; Structural Change; Bridging Culture and Science; 9 Paradigm Shifters; References; Acknowledgments; Index.

An ambitious rendering of the digital future from a pioneer of media and cultural studies, a wise and witty take on a changing field, and our orientation to itInvestigates the uses of multimedia by creative and productive citizen-consumers to provide new theories of communication that accommodate social media, participatory action, and user-creativityLeads the way for new interdisciplinary engagement with systems thinking, complexity and evolutionary sciences, and the convergence of cultural and economic valuesAnalyzes the historical uses of multimedia from print, through broadcasting to the i.

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