Ambivalence Towards Convergence

Digitalization and Media Change

Concepts of convergence and converging processes have triggered considerable attention and activities in media research during recent years. This has been an inspiring context for the discussions and analyses presented in this book.
The book elucidates a variety of understandings related to the concept of convergence, and at the same time reflects on the analytical advantage of the concept. The contributions discuss the impact of media digitalization and the degree to which the prospects of convergence have been realized. The studies range from investigations of institutional and regulatory change within media and cultural institutions, to analyses of communicative genres and social practices related to digital media.

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Preface

Part One: Approaches to Convergence

Questioning Convergence

Tanja Storsul
Anders Fagerfjord

Convergence, Internet Governance and Cultural Diversity

Divina Frau-Meigs

Part Two: Convergence in Media Institutions

Realizing Cross Media

Anja Bechmann Petersen

Negotiating Convergence in News Production

Ivar John Erdal

The Dream of Mobile Media

Vilde Schanke Sundet

Part Three: Competencies and Institutional Practices

The Design Professions in Convergence

Ilpo Koskinen

Convergence, Museums and Digital Cultural Heritage

Dagny Stuedahl

Mediation Between Competence and Convergence

Knut Lundby

Part Four: Genre and Social Practices

The Dynamics of Convergence & Divergence in Digital Domains

Gunnar Liestøl

Converging Forms of Communication?

Marika Lüders

Mobile Media and Genres of the Self

Lin Prøitz

Talking Cleanly about Convergence

Synne Skjulstad
Andrew Morrison

Media Technologies, Transmedia Storytelling and Commodification

Göran Bolin

The Authors

Utgivare: 
Nordicom
Publicerad: 
2007-01
Sidantal: 
251
ISBN: 
978-91-89471-50-4
Språk: 
Engelska
Format: 
Tryckt, PDF
Serie: 
Nordicom bokserie
280,00 kr
30,00 EUR

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