By Aaron Delwiche
How did we get from Hollywood to YouTube? What makes Wikipedia so diversified from a standard encyclopedia? Has blogging dismantled journalism as we all know it?
Our media panorama has gone through a seismic shift as electronic expertise has fostered the increase of "participatory culture," during which wisdom is originated, created, allotted, and evaluated in appreciably new methods. The Participatory Cultures Handbook is an fundamental, interdisciplinary guide to this speedily altering terrain. With brief, available essays from prime geographers, political scientists, conversation theorists, online game designers, activists, coverage makers, physicists, and poets, this volume will introduce scholars to the idea that of participatory tradition, clarify how researchers method participatory tradition reviews, and supply unique examples of participatory tradition in motion. subject matters comprise crowdsourcing, concern mapping, grid computing, electronic activism in authoritarian nations, collaborative poetry, collective intelligence, participatory budgeting, and the connection among games and civic engagement.
Contributors contain: Daren Brabham, Helen Burgess, Clay Calvert, Mia Consalvo, Kelly Czarnecki, David M. Faris, Dieter Fuchs, Owen Gallagher, Clive Goodinson, Alexander Halvais, Cynthia Hawkins, John Heaven, The Jannissary Collective, Henry Jenkins, Barry Joseph, Christopher Kelty, Pierre Lévy, Sophia B. Liu, Rolf Luehrs, Patrick Meier, Jason Mittell, Sarah Pearce, W. James Potter, Howard Rheingold, Suzanne Scott, Benjamin Stokes, Thomas Swiss, Paul Taylor, Will Venters, Jen Ziemke
By Daniel W. Pfaff
the commonly identified Pulitzer identify is taken into account by way of many to be synonymous with the Pulitzer Prizes and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Joseph Pulitzer III (1913–1993) used to be editor and writer of the Post-Dispatch, as have been his father and grandfather prior to him. In No traditional Joe, Daniel W. Pfaff presents an insightful examine the existence and profession of Joseph Pulitzer III, utilizing correspondence and files that have been made on hand completely to the writer. Pfaff additionally contains interviews with greater than seventy people who knew and/or labored with Pulitzer. knowledgeable for succession to the Pulitzer media empire by means of his father, Joseph Pulitzer III strove primarily to take care of the paper’s liberal/reformist philosophy profitably practiced on the grounds that 1878 via his predecessors. while different newspapers begun blurring the boundary among information and leisure as a manner of maintaining and attracting readers and advertisers, Pulitzer resisted letting the Post-Dispatch positioned revenue causes sooner than journalistic independence. whilst Pulitzer died in 1993, he had controlled to maintain the Post-Dispatch’s unusual culture of editorial independence, and he left at the back of a firm that used to be considerably greater and extra aggressive than while he took cost thirty-eight years prior to. as well as his paintings with the Post-Dispatch, Pulitzer used to be the top of the Pulitzer Publishing corporation from 1955 to 1993. He additionally served as chairman of the Pulitzer Prize Board at Columbia college for thirty-one years. The board, which have been tested via his grandfather, used to be liable for awarding the coveted annual prizes in journalism, letters, and tune. up to Pulitzer used to be recognized for his association with the Post-Dispatch, he used to be additionally recognized for his number of modern paintings, considered as one of many biggest and most interesting on this planet. He used to be recognized, too, for the stately means within which he carried himself, for his stylish clothes, and for his impeccable flavor and manners. This impressive biography should be of curiosity to students of journalism and media heritage and American heritage ordinarily, in addition to these attracted to the tribulations of relations companies. it's going to additionally entice cultural historians and common readers, who may be drawn to how this bearer of a well-known identify dealt with the ability, accountability, and privilege of the placement into which he was once born.
By Laurie Rozakis
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By Harold D. Underdown
“Honest and targeted… every little thing approximately writing for kids there's to know.”
—Jane Yolen, writer
this is the great advisor to writing, publishing, and promoting for the ever-expanding and consistently interesting children’s market—now in a brand new and up to date 3rd version.
• contains new chapters on self-publishing and on "how to settle on a how-to", plus revision and updates throughout
• bargains useful recommendation on getting started--and on facing out-of-print books
• Covers photo books, bankruptcy books, nonfiction, middle-grade and younger novels, and customary codecs and genres
• finds what occurs within a kid's publishing corporation, and offers suggestions in operating with an editor
• pattern conceal and question letters, manuscript layout, thesaurus, and advised assets in an in depth appendix
• Plus details on brokers, contracts, copyright, advertising and marketing, and extra
By Michael Larsen
Written by way of a most sensible literary agent who provides writers an insider's view of ways to discover and paintings with an agent during the means of getting released. comprises: -- the way to understand that you are prepared for an agent -- 7 how one can locate an agent -- Writing a canopy letter that grabs cognizance -- What to do with an agent as soon as you may have one -- What you could count on and what you'll greater now not desire for -- ensuring this is often the precise agent for you -- Congratulations, now you've got an agent AND an editor -- tips on how to steer clear of the 7 worst pitfalls for aspiring writers -- and masses, even more. In modern day hugely aggressive publishing undefined, literary brokers are extra very important than ever. no matter if you write fiction or non-fiction, reference or kid's books, this is every thing you want to learn about utilizing an agent to release and maintain your literary career.a
By Barbara Kamler
This crucial consultant deals a brand new method of doctoral writing, written particularly for doctoral supervisors. Rejecting the DIY web pages and manuals that advertise a privatised skills-based method of writing learn, Kamler and Thomson offer a brand new framework for scholarly paintings to aid doctorate scholars produce transparent and well-argued dissertations. Drawing on quite a lot of examine and hands-on event, the authors argue that making an unique contribution to scholarly wisdom calls for doctoral applicants to do either textual content and id paintings. Their dialogue of the complexities of forming a scholarly id is illustrated by way of the tales and writing of real doctoral scholars.
By Bernhard Hurch
Even though a slightly marginal phenomenon in Indo-European languages, in so much different language households reduplication performs a massive position within the association of morphology. The repetition of (some a part of) a note or stem or affix often expresses plurality, distributivity, depth, a verbal point and aktionsart, but in addition diminution, attenuation, or others. This quantity collects a sequence of articles which in a fertile dialogue transcend the bounds of unmarried theories and provide remedies of the main diverse facets from formal and sensible views, semantics, morphology, and phonology, in several fields of linguistics (sign language, language acquisition, comparative studies), in addition to unique reviews of a variety of languages from diverse elements of the area.
By Eefje Claassen
Author Representations in Literary Reading investigates the function of the writer within the brain of the reader. it's the first book-length empirical research on generated writer inferences by way of readers of literature. It bridges the space among theories which carry that the writer is inappropriate and people who provide him prominence. via combining insights and strategies from either cognitive psychology and literary idea, this ebook contributes to a greater realizing of the way readers strategy literary texts and what position their assumptions approximately an writer play. a sequence of experiments exhibit that readers generate writer inferences throughout the strategy of analyzing, which they use to create a picture of the text’s writer. The findings recommend that interpretations concerning the writer play a pivotal function within the literary interpreting technique. This booklet is appropriate to students and scholars in all parts of the cognitive sciences, together with literary experiences and psychology.
By David McKitterick
As we depend more and more on electronic assets, and libraries discard huge elements in their older collections, what's our accountability to maintain 'old books' for the long run? David McKitterick's full of life and wide-ranging research explores how outdated books were represented and interpreted from the eighteenth century to the current day. Conservation of those texts has taken many types, from early equipment of counterfeiting, imitation and rebinding to trendy practices of microfilming, digitisation and images. utilizing a finished diversity of examples, McKitterick unearths those practices and their results to handle wider questions surrounding the price of published books, either when it comes to their content material and their prestige as ancient items. making a hyperlink among old methods and the applied sciences of the longer term, this e-book furthers our knowing of outdated books and their value in an international of electronic know-how.