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Research consistently shows how through the years more of our time gets spent using media, how multitasking our media has become a regular feature of everyday life, and that consuming media for most people increasingly takes place alongside producing media.

Media Life is a primer on how we may think of our lives as lived in rather than with media. The book uses the way media function today as a prism to understand key issues in contemporary society, where reality is open source, identities are - like websites - always under construction, and where private life is lived in public forever more.

Ultimately, media are to us as water is to fish. The question is: how can we live a good life in media like fish in water? Media Life offers a compass for the way ahead.

About the Author

Mark Deuze is Associate Professor in the Department of Telecommunications at Indiana University.

Table of Contents

Preface: In Media
1. Media Life
2. Media Today
3. What Media Do
4. No Life Outside Media
5. Society in Media
6. Together Alone
7. In Media We Fit
8. Life in Media
References
Endnotes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780745650005
Author:
Deuze, Mark
Publisher:
Polity Press
Subject:
General Communication & Media Studies
Subject:
Media, digital, society
Subject:
Sociology-Media
Copyright:
Series:
DMS - Digital Media and Society
Publication Date:
20120821
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
229 x 152 x 15 mm 24 oz

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History and Social Science » Economics » General
History and Social Science » Linguistics » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Media
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