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Media and Social Justice, edited by S. Jansen, J. Pooley, L. Taub-Pervizpour

This book is an anthology of work by critical media scholars, media makers, and activists who are committed to advancing social justice. Topics addressed include but are not limited to international media activist projects such as the Right to Communication movement and its corollaries; the importance of listening and enacting policies that advance democratic media; regional and local media justice projects; explorations of the challenges the era of participatory media pose to public media; youth and minority media projects and activism; ethical dilemmas posed by attempts to democratize access to media tools; the continued marginalization of feminist perspectives in international policy venues; software freedom and intellectual property rights; video activism in both historical and contemporary contexts; internet strategies for defending dissenting voices; and five accounts by prominent scholar/activists of their lifelong struggles for media justice
Table of contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface / Craig Calhoun -- Introduction / Sue Curry Jansen -- Part I: Challenges -- Media and democracy : some missing links / Nick Couldry -- The right to be heard and the urgency and pleasure of listening / Cees Hamelink -- From 'the means of molding opinion' to 'media justice' : shifts in foundation support for communication research / Jefferson Pooley -- Public media 2.0 : reframing public media for the participatory era / Jessica Clark & Patricia Aufderheide -- Part II: Scholar/activists tell their stories -- Video activism as a way of life / DeeDee Halleck -- Working for international social justice media : an instructional biography / Brian Martin Murphy -- Can we be compañeros? : the media research & action project / Charlotte Ryan & William Gamson -- Defending dissent / Brian Martin -- Part III: Community media -- Detours through youth-driven media : a backseat driver bears witness to the ethical dilemmas of youth media / Lora Taub-Pervizpour -- ¡Adelante! : promoting social justice through latina/o community media / Mari Castañeda -- Community-based media justice projects in Appalachia / Nina Gregg -- Part IV: Power struggles -- Feminism, media and social justice : outside the mainstream / Margaret Gallagher -- The battle for the news : project censored and the international media reform movement / Peter Phillips & Mickey Huff -- Shooting back : video activism and reflexive surveillance / Mark Andrejevic -- Part V: Media reform -- Drawing and effacing boundaries in contemporary media democracy work / Christina Dunbar-Hester -- The Federal Communications Commission's complicity in excluding minorities from the airwaves / Joycelyn Tate -- Software freedom as social justice? : open source software and information control / John L. Sullivan -- Part VI: Pedagogy -- Designing health communication to promote social justice / Susan Kahlenberg -- Analysis and engagement : connecting media criticism to a vision of justice / Robin Andersen
Literary form
non fiction
1st ed. 2011.
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1 online resource (285 p.)
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