By Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
New Media, Old Media is a finished anthology of unique and vintage essays that discover the tensions of outdated and new in electronic tradition. best overseas media students and cultural theorists interrogate new media just like the net, electronic video, and MP3s opposed to the backdrop of past media akin to tv, movie, images, and print. The essays supply new benchmarks for comparing all these claims; political, social, moral, made in regards to the electronic age. dedicated to ancient study and to theoretical innovation, they recommend that during the sunshine of electronic programmability, probably forgotten moments within the historical past of the media we glibly name previous could be rediscovered and reworked. the numerous issues explored in provocative quantity contain web content, webcams, the increase and fall of dotcom mania, web journalism, the open resource circulation, and computing device viruses.
New Media, previous Media is a foundational textual content for common readers, scholars, and students of latest media around the disciplines. it's crucial examining for an individual drawn to knowing the cultural impression of latest media.