Converging Media: An Introduction to Mass Communication and Digital Innovation (Paperback)

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Industry. Culture. Technology. They have come together. What's next?

From reading news on tablets to video calling on smartphones, digital media has changed the ways in which we communicate. Placing convergence at the center of the discussion, Converging Media: An Introduction to Mass Communication, Seventh Edition, uses the technologies we employ every day to explain our current media environment-and to consider where we might be headed.

About the Author


John V. Pavlik is a professor in the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University. Pavlik is also a faculty associate at the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI). He is the former executive director of The Center for New Media at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he was also a professor. He has written many publications on the impact of new technology on journalism, media, and society. His books include Media in the Digital Age, published in 2008 by Columbia University Press and Journalism and New Media, published in 2001 by Columbia University Press. He has also authored more than a dozen computer software packages for education in journalism and communication and is co-developer of the Situated Documentary, a new form of storytelling using augmented reality. Shawn McIntosh is an assistant professor of broadcast news and mobile journalism at the The College of Saint Rose. He studies how digital and social media have disrupted journalism and how journalism as a profession is responding to the challenges it faces from the perspectives of production, business models, and its role in a democratic society. He is also interested in looking at how strategic communications can be used for social change, especially in development contexts. Before teaching at The College of Saint Rose and the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, McIntosh taught a variety of courses at Columbia University School of Journalism.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780197520413
ISBN-10: 0197520413
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2023
Pages: 504
Language: English