MEDIA NOW: UNDERSTANDING MEDIA, CULTURE, AND TECHNOLOGY, ENHANCED SIXTH EDITION encourages students to think critically about the media and its effects on culture by providing them with a thorough understanding of how media technologies develop, operate, converge, and affect society. MEDIA NOW develops students' media literacy skills to prepare them for their encounters in the expanding fields of the Internet, interactive media, and traditional media industries through engaging, up-to-date material that covers the essential history, theories, concepts, and technical knowledge they need to thrive. The Enhanced Sixth Edition provides a comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to today's global media environment with a focus on ongoing developments in technology, culture, and critical theory that continue to transform this rapidly evolving industry and affect our daily lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.The Chinese built upon their knowledge by developing printing blocks, in which they carved symbols in pieces of wood, ... Books tended to build on earlier oral traditions, for instance, early Greek epics such as the Iliad (800 BCE), medievalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Media Now, 2010 Update: Understanding Media, Culture, and Technology, Enhanced|
|Author||:||Joseph Straubhaar, Robert LaRose, Lucinda Davenport|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2009-07-28|