Über den Autor
Bill Kovarik, Ph.D. is a Professor of Communication at Radford University, a publicly supported graduate level school located near (and once part of) Virginia Tech. He earned his B.S. in Journalism at Virginia Commonwealth University in 1974, his M.A. in Communications at the University of South Caroline in 1983 and his Ph.D. in Public Communications at the University of Maryland in 1993. His previous books include Mass Media and Environmental Conflict (Sage, 1997) and Web Design for the Mass Media (Allyn Bacon, 2001).
Chapter 1: The Toolbox - Understanding Media History; First Mass Media Revolutions; Chapter 2: Impact of the Printing Revolution on Religious and Political Thought; Chapter 3: The Industrial Revolution and the Rise of Partisan Mass Media; Chapter 4: The Independent Commercial Media Revolution; The Visual Revolution; Chapter 5: Photography: Visualizing Social Revolution; Chapter 6: Motion Pictures: Dream Factories and Pleasure Palaces; Chapter 7: Advertising, Public Relations and the Crafted Image; The Electronic Revolution; Chapter 8: Radio: Crystal Set Hams and the National Hearth; Chapter 9: Television: the Wars in your Living Room; Chapter 10: Satellites: First Paths through the Global Village; The Digital Revolution; Chapter 11: Computers as Accidental Empires; Chapter 12: Networks become Personal; Chapter 13: Web2 and Gnu: Free Global Culture; The Future of the Massed Personal Media; Chapter 14: Disorganized Intelligence and Organized Chaos; Bibliography; Index.
Revolutions in Communication is an authoritative introduction to the history of all branches of media.