Community Media: A Global Introduction
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Jul 27, 2006 - Political Science - 224 pages
This concise text will help readers understand the ongoing fascination with do-it-yourself media around the world. Ellie Rennie explains how community media has, since its beginning, challenged the mainstream. A clear and useful guide for students, Community Media lays out the terrain in which community media theory and advocacy have located themselves, including the ideals of participation, community, and social change.
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