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    Re-locating media production

    Morgan Parmett, H. and Rodgers, Scott (2017) Re-locating media production. [Editorial/Introduction] (In Press)

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    Abstract

    It was arguably easier in the past to pin down media production in medium- or content-specific locales, such as the studio, the newsroom or the set. Contemporary processes of media convergence have dramatically opened up the ‘what’ and ‘where’ of media production to include all manner of quotidian practices and ephemeral places. This special issue however pushes back against the idea that contemporary landscapes of media production have been flattened. Each of the articles collected here accounts for significant transformations in media practices nearer to those which we would conventionally associate with media production, yet which are also potentially left behind in the rush to describe, theorize, celebrate and critique trends such as ‘produsage’, ‘prosumption’ and participatory media culture. Taken together, the papers in this special issue provide new insights into the locations and re-locations of contemporary media production across new and under-researched liminal and peripheral geographies, and around new and unexpected objects.

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    Item Type: Editorial/Introduction
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): animation, digital media, globalization, locality, media production, mobility, networked media, place, space, translocality
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > Film, Media and Cultural Studies
    Research Centre: Birkbeck Interdisciplinary Research in Media and Culture (BIRMAC)
    Depositing User: Scott Rodgers
    Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2017 15:23
    Last Modified: 03 Mar 2017 15:23
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/18259

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