Communication as Culture: Essays on Media and Society

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In this classic text, James W. Carey maintains that communication is not merely the transmission of information; reminding the reader of the link between the words "communication" and "community," he broadens his definition to include the drawing-together of a people that is culture. In this context, Carey questions the American tradition of focusing only on mass communication's function as a means of social and political control, and makes a case for examining the content of a communication--the meaning of symbols, not ...

Communication as Culture: Essays on Media and Society 2008, Routledge, New York, NY

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Communication as Culture: Essays on Media and Society 2008, Routledge, New York, NY

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