The Place of Media Power

Pilgrims and Witnesses of the Media Age

By Nick Couldry

© 1999 – Routledge

250 pages

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About the Book

This fascinating study focuses on an area neglected in previous studies of the media: the meetings between ordinary people and the media. Couldry explores what happens when people who normally consume the media witness media processes in action, or even become the object of media attention themselves.

About the Author

Nick Couldry is a Lecturer in the Department of Media and Communications, Goldsmiths College, University of London

About the Series

Comedia

The Comedia series features new theoretical and empirical work exploring the dynamics of the arts and culture industries, and addressing critical issues in the field of contemporary popular culture: issues of production, design, marketing, and consumption. While the principle focus is contemporary, the series also offers historical, educational, and policy-oriented perspectives across a broad range of media and cultural forms, from the news media to the visual arts.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies