The new ECREA Summer School book is out
This year's volume is entitled "Present Scenarios of Media Production and Engagement" (Bremen: edition lumière). It is edited by Simone Tosoni, Nico Carpentier, Maria Francesca Murru, Richard Kilborn, Leif Kramp, Risto Kunelius, Anthony McNicholas, Tobias Olsson and Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt.
The main focus of “Present Scenarios of Media Production and Engagement” is dedicated to the fundamental question: How do production, communication and usage practices change in the present media environment? This volume consists of the intellectual work of the 2016 European Media and Communication Doctoral Summer School, organized in cooperation with the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy.
The chapters cover relevant research topics, structured into four sections: “Scenarios of Convergence and Transmedia Communication”, “Strategies and Transformations of Media and Cultural Industries”, “Politics of Representation in Contemporary Media Discourses”, and “Researching Media and Communication”.
Contributors are Montse Bonet, Michael Bruun Andersen, Leandro Augusto Borges Lima, Bertrand Cabedoche, Nico Carpentier, Yiannis Christidis, Mariana Ciancia, Yuliya Lakew, Tania Lucía Cobos, Johanna Möller, Scott Ellis, Julie Escurignan, Anna Grøndahl Larsen, Naimah Hussain, Leif Kramp, Sonia Livingstone, Johanna Möller, Justyna Pierzynska, Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, Simone Tosoni. The book additionally contains abstracts of 43 doctoral projects that were discussed at the 2016 European Media Communication Doctoral Summer School.
Orders of printed copies are welcomed by the publisher via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Nico Carpentier is professor in media and communication studies at the Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University.
Researching Present Scenarios of Media Production and Engagement Simone Tosoni, Maria Francesca Murru, Laura Peja and Nico Carpentier
Section 1. Scenarios of Convergence and Transmedia Communication
Branding Game of Thrones Across Media: HBO’s Visual Creation of a Brand Identity, Julie Escurignan
Vidding and its Media Territories: A Practice-centred Approach to User-generated Content Production, Simone Tosoni and Mariana Ciancia
The Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age, Sonia Livingstone
Videogames as a Political Medium: The Case of Mass Effect and the Gendered Gaming Scene of Dissensus, Leandro Augusto Borges Lima
Section 2. Strategies and Transformations of Media and Cultural Industries
The Spanish Contribution to the Study of Cultural Industries. The First Steps, Montse Bonet
New Scenarios in News Distribution: The Impact of News Aggregators Like Google News in The Media Outlets on the Web, Tania Lucía Cobos
“We Need to Keep Moving”: Strategies of News Media to Attract Young Audiences in Germany, Leif Kramp
Bourdieu in Greenland: Elaborating the Field Dependencies of Post-colonial Journalism, Naimah Hussain
Section 3. Politics of representation in contemporary media discourses
Humanizing Violent Extremism: Journalistic Reflections on In-depth Personalized Narratives of Western jihadists, Anna Grøndahl Larsen
“Exotic Brotherhoods” in Serbian Media Discourses: The Caucasus, Justyna Pierzynska
Truce and Consequence. Indexing Theory and COP15 in the Danish Press. Michael Bruun Andersen
Farewell to a Utopia. Technology Discourse in the German NSA Debate, Johanna Möller
Perceptions of Acceptance and Inclusion: the Influence of Legislation and Media on LGBT Student Identity and Embeddedness, Scott Ellis
Section 4. Researching Media and Communication
Notes about Common Sense and Academic Knowledge, Bertrand Cabedoche
Translating an Academic Text into Sound Art. An Experiment with a Communication Studies’ Text on Participation, Yiannis Christidis and Nico Carpentier
Statistical Tales: Bringing in Reflexivity to Make Sense of Quantitative Data, Yuliya Lakew
Time in Neoliberal Academia – How to Make the Most of It, Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt
Abstracts of doctoral projects discussed at the 2016 European Media Communication Doctoral Summer School.