On Media Memory: Collective Memory in a New Media Age by Dr Motti Neiger, Dr Neiger Motti, Dr Meyers Oren, Dr

By Dr Motti Neiger, Dr Neiger Motti, Dr Meyers Oren, Dr Zandberg Eyal

This quantity deals a complete dialogue of Media reminiscence and brings Media and Mediation to the leading edge of Collective reminiscence research. The essays explore a variety of media applied sciences (television, radio, movie and new media), genres (news, fiction, documentaries) and contexts (US, united kingdom, Spain, Nigeria, Germany and the center East).

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Such studies probe the ways in which media organizations operate as well as ‘the way structures of power within institutions of society insinuate themselves into the work of elements of the mass media institution’ (Turow, 1991: 222). Implementing such an approach toward the study of Media Memory is significant because it enables us to position collective recollecting within the larger scope of the production of culture (Peterson and Anand, 2004); it assists us in addressing – within the specific context of Media Memory production – questions regarding the ways in which media professionalism is defined and negotiated by members of relevant communities of practitioners; and what interrelations exist between the values and norms of media professionalism and the norms and values of other cultural agents that surround and interact with these media organizations (Meyers, Neiger, and Zandberg, forthcoming, 2011).

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