BLOGGING – RETTBERG, JILL WALKER – NEW PAPERBACK BOOK

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Edition Number: 2
Language: English Publication Year: 2013
Format: Paperback ISBN:

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BLOGGING – RETTBERG, JILL WALKER – NEW PAPERBACK BOOK

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Synopsis
Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition of Blogging provides an accessible study of a now everyday phenomenon andplaces it in a historical, theoretical and contemporary context.The second edition takes into account the most recent research anddevelopments and provides current analyses of new tools formicroblogging and visual blogging. Jill Walker Rettberg discusses the ways blogs are integrated intotoday’s mainstream social media ecology, where comments andlinks from Twitter and Facebook may be more important than thenetwork between blogs that was significant five years ago, andquestions the shift towards increased commercialization andcorporate control of blogs. The new edition also analyses how smartphones with cameras and social media have led a shift towards morevisual emphasis in blogs, with photographs and graphicsincreasingly foregrounded. Authored by a scholar-blogger, this engaging book is packed withexamples that show how blogging and related genres are changingmedia and communication. It gives definitions and explains howblogs work, shows how blogs relate to the historical development ofpublishing and communication and looks at the ways blogs structuresocial networks.

Product Identifiers
ISBN-10 0745663656
ISBN-13 9780745663654

Key Details
Author Jill Walker Rettberg
Number Of Pages 192 pages
Series Digital Media and Society
Format Paperback
Publication Date 2013-11-04
Language English
Publisher Polity Press
Publication Year 2013

Additional Details
Edition Number 2
Copyright Date 2013
Illustrated Yes

Dimensions
Weight 48.1 Oz
Height 0.6 In.
Width 5.8 In.
Length 8.3 In.

Target Audience
Group Scholarly & Professional

Classification Method
LC Classification Number HM742
Dewey Decimal 302.231
Dewey Edition 22

Reviews
“A landmark in social cyberspace studies – and much more thanthat. It’s about the way today’s popular culture isactually part of large-scale change in the way culture is produced.Jill Walker Rettberg has written a deep and broad book about thereal meaning of blogging as evidence for and a driver of an epochalcultural shift. She deftly uses her own experience as a renownedblogger, examined through the expert eye of an experiencedcommunication researcher, to reveal the psychological, social,political and historical meaning of the blogging phenomenon. Shebrings media studies, ethnology, literary studies, marketing,journalism and sociology together into a brilliant explanatoryframework.” Howard Rheingold, author of Smart Mobs “Blogging has become an essential backbone of social media. JillWalker Rettberg’s book brilliantly documents, analyses andsituates blogging, constructing an indispensable account ofblogging’s history and future in light of social networksites, mobile practices and other media-sharing platforms. This isa key piece of scholarship for anyone trying to understand theintersection of technology and society.” danah boyd, Microsoft Research New England, and the BerkmanCenter for Internet and Society, Harvard University “A solid, unbiased, and unfettered introduction to the socialaspects of blogging. Recommended.” Choice “A landmark in social cyberspace studies ? and much more than that. It’s about the way today’s popular culture is actually part of large-scale change in the way culture is produced. Jill Walker Rettberg has written a deep and broad book about the real meaning of blogging as evidence for and a driver of an epochal cultural shift. She deftly uses her own experience as a renowned blogger, examined through the expert eye of an experienced communication researcher, to reveal the psychological, social, political and historical meaning of the blogging phenomenon. She brings media studies, ethnology, literary studies, marketing, journalism and sociology together into a brilliant explanatory framework.” Howard Rheingold, author of Smart Mobs “Blogging has become an essential backbone of social media. Jill Walker Rettberg’s book brilliantly documents, analyses and situates blogging, constructing an indispensable account of blogging’s history and future in light of social network sites, mobile practices and other media-sharing platforms. This is a key piece of scholarship for anyone trying to understand the intersection of technology and society.” danah boyd, Microsoft Research New England, and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University “A solid, unbiased, and unfettered introduction to the social aspects of blogging. Recommended.” Choice “A landmark in social cyberspace studies ? and much more than that. It?s about the way today?s popular culture is actually part of large-scale change in the way culture is produced. Jill Walker Rettberg has written a deep and broad book about the real meaning of blogging as evidence for and a driver of an epochal cultural shift. She deftly uses her own experience as a renowned blogger, examined through the expert eye of an experienced communication researcher, to reveal the psychological, social, political and historical meaning of the blogging phenomenon. She brings media studies, ethnology, literary studies, marketing, journalism and sociology together into a brilliant explanatory framework.” Howard Rheingold, author of Smart Mobs “Blogging has become an essential backbone of social media. Jill Walker Rettberg?s book brilliantly documents, analyses and situates blogging, constructing an indispensable account of blogging?s history and future in light of social network sites, mobile practices and other media-sharing platforms. This is a key piece of scholarship for anyone trying to understand the intersection of technology and society.” danah boyd, Microsoft Research New England, and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University “A solid, unbiased, and unfettered introduction to the social aspects of blogging. Recommended.” Choice “A landmark in social cyberspace studies and much more than that. It s about the way today s popular culture is actually part of largescale change in the way culture is produced. Jill Walker Rettberg has written a deep and broad book about the real meaning of blogging as evidence for and a driver of an epochal cultural shift. She deftly uses her own experience as a renowned blogger, examined through the expert eye of an experienced communication researcher, to reveal the psychological, social, political and historical meaning of the blogging phenomenon. She brings media studies, ethnology, literary studies, marketing, journalism and sociology together into a brilliant explanatory framework.” Howard Rheingold, author of Smart Mobs “Blogging has become an essential backbone of social media. Jill Walker Rettberg s book brilliantly documents, analyses and situates blogging, constructing an indispensable account of blogging s history and future in light of social network sites, mobile practices and other mediasharing platforms. This is a key piece of scholarship for anyone trying to understand the intersection of technology and society.” danah boyd, Microsoft Research New England, and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University “A solid, unbiased, and unfettered introduction to the social aspects of blogging. Recommended.” Choice

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