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`It's easy to be snobbish about media culture; the great merit of Roger Silverstone's book is to make the reader understand just how important that culture is' - Richard Sennett, New York University `A remarkable book which argues for a new paradigm for the study of the media' - Daniel Dayan, Centre National de la Recherche `A persuasive and sophisticated discussion of the role of the media in modern life at the threshold of the twenty-first century' - Ellen Seiter, University of California `A very important book, one that moves media theory and argument on at long last. This is an attempt to get people to think differently about the media - not ju
Textual Claims and Analytical Strategies
Dimensions of Experience
The new, now classic, question asked by those working on media research in the 1950s and 1960s was not ‘ask what the media do to us’, but ‘ask what we do with our media’. This is my question now, though it has to be reframed. In this section I intend to enquire more deeply into the ways in which media ...