The new media landscape represents a significant aspect of the rapidly transforming context in which we now live, work, and interact as citizens. The digital revolution has brought about huge changes in society and raised important questions about everything from politics and society to consumption and personal relationships. In this fully updated new edition of her hugely successful text, Eugenia Siapera provides readers with all they need to succeed as a student of new media. The book includes:
Expanded coverage of key topics, including digital participation, extreme pornography and online radicalizationEngaging case studies on topics such as selfies, trolling and gaming addictionIntegrated research activities, encouraging students to put their learning into practiceAnnotated further reading sections to help them navigate the relevant literature
Critical, broad and extensively researched, Understanding New Media remains the essential guide to the past, present and future of the new media world.