Media – Resources

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Clay Shirky (2009) How social media can make history. TED.

David Puttnam (2013) Does the media have a “duty of care”? TEDxHousesOfParliament.

Tim Berners-Lee (2014) A Magna Carta for the web. TED.

Fadi Chehadé & Bryn Freedman (2018) What everyday citizens can do to claim power on the Internet. TED.

Steven Pinker (2018) Is the world getting better or worse? A look at the numbers. TED.

Markham Nolan (2012) How to separate fact from fiction online. TEDSalon London.

Marshall McLuhan: Interview in 1977 just before he died:

Documentary from 1967: This Is Marshall McLuhan – The Medium Is The Massage


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Marleen Stikker (2018) Citizens do not have to lose from tech giants. WAAG

Jennings Bryant, Susan Thompson & Bruce Finklea (2013) Fundamentals of Media Effects: Second Edition. Waveland Press.

Christian Fuchs (2017) Social Media: A Critical Introduction: 2nd Ed. SAGE.

Hana Noor Al-Deen & John Allen Hendricks (Eds.) (2012) Social Media: Usage and Impact. Lexington Books.

Jean Burgess, Alice Marwick & Thomas Poell (Eds.) (2017) The SAGE Handbook of Social Media. SAGE.

James Potter (2018) Media Literacy: 9th Ed. SAGE.