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Media Technology and Society: A History from the Printing Press to the Superhighway

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Challenging the popular myth of a present-day 'information revolution', Media Technology and Society is essential reading for anyone interested in the social impact of technological change. Winston argues that the development of new media forms, from the telegraph and the telephone to computers, satellite and virtual reality, is the product of a constant play-off between s ...more
Paperback, 392 pages
Published April 16th 1998 by Routledge
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uses an innovative model to describe the breakthrough and subsequent progress of every new telecomms technology since the telegraph
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