MEDIA NOW, Eighth Edition, encourages students to think critically about the media and its effects on culture by providing them with a thorough understanding of how media technologies develop, operate, converge, and affect society. MEDIA NOW develops students' media literacy skills to prepare them f... more
The Straubhaar CourseMate immediately connects your students to the media using the following integrated components: an interactive Mind-Tap eBook of the entire text, ABC Video exercises, "Media in Motion" concept animations, media literacy exercises, and instant access to chapter-by-chapter resourc... more
The convergence of traditional media industries and newer technologies has been integrated into each and every chapter of the text.
Social media and its effects on the media as a whole have been added to almost all chapters, where applicable. How the many different kinds of mass communication are u... more
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