A Companion to Media Authorship by Jonathan Gray, Derek Johnson

By Jonathan Gray, Derek Johnson

A significant other to Media Authorship deals 28 groundbreaking chapters which examine the practices, attributions, and meanings of authorship. Revitalizing the learn inside media and cultural reports, this assorted and worldwide assortment offers the definitive paintings at the subject.

Rethinks cultures of authorship and demanding situations the idea that of auteurism throughout a number of media forms

Moves past notions of the person to target how authorship is collaborative, contested, and networked, studying cultures of authorship and the practicalities of ways it works

Draws at the state-of-the-art study of students and practitioners whose paintings has produced major new insights into the field

Examines a variety of media, together with tv, social media, radio, videogames, transmedia, tune, and comedian books

Offers a powerful international concentration, together with items on Mexican tune, novice movie construction in Nairobi slums, tele-serial construction in Kinshasa, Hong Kong movie, and the selling of Bollywood

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A Companion to Media Authorship

A spouse to Media Authorship deals 28 groundbreaking chapters which examine the practices, attributions, and meanings of authorship. Revitalizing the research inside of media and cultural reports, this assorted and worldwide assortment presents the definitive paintings at the subject.

Rethinks cultures of authorship and demanding situations the idea that of auteurism throughout a number of media forms

Moves past notions of the person to target how authorship is collaborative, contested, and networked, studying cultures of authorship and the practicalities of ways it works

Draws at the state-of-the-art study of students and practitioners whose paintings has produced major new insights into the field

Examines quite a lot of media, together with tv, social media, radio, videogames, transmedia, track, and comedian books

Offers a powerful international concentration, together with items on Mexican song, beginner movie construction in Nairobi slums, tele-serial creation in Kinshasa, Hong Kong movie, and the selling of Bollywood

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92 In this world, ‘‘public face’’ and private identity are one and the same. Thus it is arguable that authorship too is evolving beyond the need for ‘‘public face’’ . . and publishers. It is another of those seeming paradoxes, where citizenship, the public sphere, authorship, and politics are all conducted in what used to be thought of as the sphere of private, amateur, personal consumption.

Despite the mysteries hinted at here – life, death, gods, eons, rebirth – there is a reasonably straightforward way to demonstrate the relation between gods and authors, simply by looking at the way that the word entered the English language. ’’6 It appeared in English around 1380 in the writings of John Wyclif (theologian and Bible translator) and Geoffrey Chaucer (English poet): Chaucer (c. ’’7 Wyclif (c. 1380): ‘‘If holy writ be false, truly God author thereof is false’’8 ‘‘The author’’ is thus a figure of great antiquity, linking mortal people to the divine attribute of immortality and the ability of nature to create anew.

40 In short, Wintour has a ‘‘signature’’ style and the magazine’s covers are recognizably hers, including the September 2011 one to hand, which conforms exactly to the specifications quoted above. ’’ She will have decided in advance just what the cover would ‘‘say,’’ down to the last details of color, composition, and graphic design; of mood, model, and make-up; of garment, stylist, and photographer. But she was no more its ‘‘author’’ than were her Cond´e Nast bosses or her fictional alter ego.

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