MediaSpace: Place, Scale and Culture in a Media Age

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Taylor & Francis, Nov 27, 2003 - Social Science - 320 pages
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Media Space explores the importance of ideas of space and place to understanding the ways in which we experience the media in our everyday lives. Essays from leading international scholars address the kinds of space created by media and the effects that spacial arrangements have on media forms. Case studies focus on a wide variety of subjects and locales, from in-flight entertainment to mobile media such as personal stereos and mobile phones, and from the electronic spaces of the Internet to the shopping mall.

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Nick joined the Department in September 2006 from the London School of Economics, where he had been teaching since 2001, after undertaking his MA, PhD and first teaching post at Goldsmiths. He is a participant in the Goldsmiths Leverhulme Media Research Centre and is the author or editor of nine books including The Place of Media Power: Pilgrims and Witnesses of the Media Age (Routledge 2000), Inside Culture (Sage 2000), Media Rituals: A Critical Approach (Routledge, 2003), Contesting Media Power: Alternative Media in a Networked World (Rowman and Littlefield 2003, coedited with James Curran) and most recently Media Events in a Global Age (Routledge 2009, co-edited with Andreas Hepp and Friedrich Krotz). His forthcoming book is Why Voice Matters: Culture and Politics After Neoliberalism (Sage June 2010). Nick talks about his forthcoming book, Media Society World (Polity, 2012), with Toby Miller here.

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