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New Media

Fourth Edition

Terry Flew

30 January 2014

ISBN: 9780195577853

304 pages

Price: £45.99



The fourth edition of Terry Flew's New Media combines a comprehensive overview of theories of new media with contemporary cases studies.

  • New chapters on Transforming Higher Education and Online Activism and Networked Politics
  • Substantially revised chapter Online News and the Future of Journalism
  • Updated and new case studies, topics and examples throughout
  • Overview of key concepts in new media studies
  • Balances local content and context with a global perspective

About the Author(s)

Terry Flew, Professor, Queensland University of Technology

Terry Flew is Professor of Media and Communication at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. He has recently completed a secondment to the Australian Law Reform Commission, where he chaired the National Classifications Review.

Table of Contents

    1. Introduction to new media
    2. Twenty key new media concepts
    3. Approaches to new media
    4. Social Networking Media
    5. Participatory media cultures
    6. Games: Technology, industry, culture
    7. Online News and the Future of Journalism
    8. Creative industries
    9. The global knowledge economy
    10. Transforming Higher Education
    11. Internet law, policy and governance
    12. Online Activism and Networked Politics
    13. Conclusion