Alternative and Activist Media by Mitzi Waltz

By Mitzi Waltz

This learn of other and activist media offers an creation to replacement media theories, audiences and practices. It brings diversified voices and ideas from outdoors the industrial media global to the fore, enriching and difficult mass media. Illustrated with historic and present examples, from either a united kingdom and overseas standpoint, it is also rigorously built routines and dialogue subject matters in response to case stories and to be had texts.Topics contain where of different media in a mass-media international; a background of other and activist media; media participation and intake via marginalised audiences; using pirate and neighborhood radio, video and tv by way of group and minority teams; fanzines and different small publishing ventures via participants; using replacement media for explorations in layout; the blurring of limitations among replacement and mass media; and new know-how and its chances for replacement media.Features:* a different research of other and activism-oriented media designed for college kids of media reports, print and broadcast journalism, cultural reviews, media sociology and similar disciplines* comprises huge notes and net assets* includes routines and extra assets, resembling instructed additional analyzing or film/video/digital media for dialogue, in every one bankruptcy.

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How might its news values and ideologies be connected to its ownership? org) Further reading Atton, C. (2002) Alternative Media. London: Sage. Bagdikian, B. (2004) The New Media Monopoly. Boston: Beacon Press. Chomsky, N. (2002) Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda. New York: Seven Stories Press. Curran, J. and Gurevich, M. (eds) (2000) Mass Media and Society. London: Hodder Arnold. Curran, J. and Seaton, J. (1991) Power Without Responsibility: The Press and Broadcasting in Britain.

A stereo radio transmitter (available in kit form or ready-built). 4. An antenna. Additional equipment, and specific types of kit or equipment adjustments, can improve the quality and reach of your broadcast. For detailed specifications, suggestions, and information about places that sell equipment, see the sources listed under ‘Further reading’ later in this chapter. You don’t even have to start your own station – although as the short list above indicates, it wouldn’t be hard to do so. All you really need is to record something of interest, and convince someone to put it on the air.

2005) Global Activism, Global Media. London: Pluto Press. net/ feature/micro Girard, B. (1999) ‘Radio broadcasting and the internet: converging for development and democracy’, Voices 3(3). htm (accessed 17 November 2004). Hartley, J. and McKee, A. (2000) The Indigenous Public Sphere: The Reporting and Reception of Indigenous Issues in the Australian Media 1994–1997. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Lehrman, S. (1996) ‘When it comes to diversity, newspapers don’t walk the talk’, NewsLink. San Francisco: Society for Professional Journalists.

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