The Alternative Media Handbook

Dowmunt, Tony; Coyer, K. and Fountain, A.. 2007. The Alternative Media Handbook. Routledge. ISBN 9780415359658 [Book]

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'Alternative Media' is the term used to describe non-mainstream media forms that are independently run and community focussed, such as zines, pirate radio, online discussion boards, community run and owned broadcasting companies, and activist publications such as Red Pepper and Corporate Watch. The book outlines the different types of 'alternative media' and offers an overview of global alternative media activity, before moving on to provide information about alternative media production and how to get involved in it, including:

What is Alternative Media?
alternative media in practice
making media
getting involved.

This book will primarily appeal to students studying media freedom, alternative media, media globalization and media production as well as anyone wishing to embark on a career in this field

Item Type:

Book

Additional Information:

Edited book.

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

Date:

2007

Item ID:

1656

Date Deposited:

12 Mar 2009 15:42

Last Modified:

27 Jun 2017 14:10

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/1656

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