By Chris Atton
The Routledge significant other to substitute and neighborhood Media presents an authoritative and finished exam of the various kinds, practices and philosophies of other and group media internationally. the quantity deals a multiplicity of views to ascertain the explanations why replacement and neighborhood media come up, how they improve specifically methods and specifically areas, and the way they could improve our realizing of the wider media panorama and its position in society. The 50 chapters current quite a number theoretical and methodological positions, and arguments to illustrate the dynamic, not easy and leading edge pondering round the topic; finding media conception and perform in the broader issues of democracy, citizenship, social exclusion, race, category and gender. as well as learn from the united kingdom, the united states, Canada, Europe and Australia, the better half additionally comprises reviews from Colombia, Haiti, India, South Korea and Zimbabwe, permitting overseas comparisons to be made and likewise making an allowance for the problematisation of conventional - usually Western - methods to media reports. by means of contemplating media practices throughout more than a few cultures and groups, this assortment is a perfect spouse to the most important matters and debates inside substitute and neighborhood media.
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Some earlier chapters have already touched on similar issues (for example, in Parts II and IV); Part V presents seven case studies that enable a more focused reﬂection on the nature of community and identity in alternative media. One such approach is that of digital storytelling, intended to help ‘ordinary people’ marginalised in dominant media cultures develop techniques for self-representation and social participation. Christina Spurgeon and Jean Burgess’s (Chapter 35) case study of the Center for Digital Storytelling demonstrates how collaborative workshops are able to build trust, solidarity and narrative capacity among non-professional media producers.
The Routledge Companion to Alternative and Community Media by Chris Atton