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Alternative and Activist Media [electronic resource] / Mitzi Waltz.

Author/Creator:
Waltz, Mitzi Author
Publication:
Edinburgh, GBR : Edinburgh University Press, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (160 p.)
Series:
Media topics.
Media Topics : METO
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Subjects:
Alternative mass media.
Mass media.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This study of alternative and activist media provides an introduction to alternative media theories, audiences and practices. It brings diverse voices and concepts from outside the commercial media world to the fore, enriching and challenging mass media. Illustrated with historical and current examples, from both a UK and international perspective, it also includes carefully constructed exercises and discussion topics based on case studies and available texts.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Preface
1 Who needs an alternative? An introduction to the role of alternative and activist media
2 A brief history of alternative and activist media
3 Unheard voices, unseen images
4 Anyone with a cheap transmitter can do radio
5 Broadcasting beyond the corporate sphere
6 Artistic impulses
7 Creating media spaces for the personal
8 ‘Cyberculture’: a study of the latest wave of alternative and activist media
9 From the margins to the mainstream
10 New directions for a new century
Notes
Bibliography
Internet resources
Index
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143- 146) and index.
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ISBN:
0-7486-1957-7
OCLC:
72437199
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780748626229 doi