All chapters in The Media Student’s Book try to give you a grasp on debates around key terms, rather than less satisfying ‘cut and dried’ definitions. But some areas need a whole section to themselves. These include such swift and globalised changes as the growth of interactive and social media, and how these affect the relation of news, documentary, 'public service' and entertainment forms within advertising and celebrity dominated media industries. Debates are also explored on the democratic potential and limits of ‘Web 2.0’ interactivity, as well as on whether and how to regulate these, and other media forms.
The debates chapters in the book are:
Chapter 8: ‘New media’ in a ‘new world’
Chapter 9: The future of television
Chapter 10: Regulation now
Chapter 11: Debating advertising, branding and celebrity
Chapter 12: News and its futures
Chapter 13: Documentary and ‘reality’ debates
Chapter 14: From ‘audience’ to ‘users’
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