Department of Informatics and Media

New open access book: Present Scenarios of Media Production and Engagement

2017-07-24

The new book of the European Media and Communication Doctoral Summer School, entitled "Present Scenarios of Media Production and Engagement" (Bremen: edition lumière) can now be downloaded for free. The volume 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”.

“Present Scenarios of Media Production and Engagement” and other books can be downloaded for free at the Researching and Teaching Communication Book Series Website.

Additional resources

Print versions are still available – they cost 19,80 euro plus shipping. A print version can be ordered directly from the publisher, edition lumière, by sending an email to: edition.lumiere@arcormail.de.

Nico Carpentier is professor in media and communication studies at the Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University.