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Mobile Media Debate - Challenging Viewpoints Across Epistemologies

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An accessible, engaging, and timely overview of the key debates surrounding mobile media's role in today's society.

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Introduction Thilo von Pape and Veronika Karnowski Part I Mobile Media and the Individual 1. Mobile Media Empowering Micro-entrepreneurship? The Chinese Case Study Haiqing Yu 2. News on Smartphones: Exposure, Consumption, and Information through mobile media Logan Molyneux and Lexi Haskell 3. The Smartphone as Physical Object: Advancing The Debate on Problematic Smartphone Use Lara Wolfers and Kathrin Karsay Part II Mobile Media and Small Groups and Families 4. Phubbing: A Debate over Connection vs. Divided Presence Bree McEwan 5. Communication of Permanently Connected Groups (PeCoG). Harnessing the Potential of Small Group Research in Mobile Communication Katharina Knop-Huelss 6. Stop Co-opting Personal Mobile Devices for Organizational Use: Considering the Person and Equity Costs Keri Stephens, Emily Norman, and Jiayu Sun Part III Mobile Media and Space - local, public, and global 7. Networking Mobility as Urban Counter Power Tin-Yuet Ting 8. Infrastructures Enabling Creativity and Play in Hybrid Spaces Ragan Glover-Rijkse 9. But This Time It's Different: The Debate Over Augmented/Virtual Reality Effects, Cognition, Consciousness, and Identity Tony Liao 10. The mobilization of global development Araba Sey

About the author

Thilo von Pape is Professor of Communication Studies at the Department of Communication and Media and Media Research (DCM) at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. He was founding editor of the journal Mobile Media & Communication and is currently co-editor-in-chief of the journal Studies in Communication Sciences (SComS). His work focuses on the use of digital communication technologies and mobile media, as well as related transformations in communication and mobility.
Veronika Karnowski is Professor of Media and Communication at Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany. She is founding editor of the journal Mobile Media & Communication and currently also an associate editor for the Journal of Computer-mediated Communication. Her work focuses on media change in users' everyday lives. She especially focuses on questions of mobile media use in various contexts, health communication, and social inequalities.


An accessible, engaging, and timely overview of the key debates surrounding mobile media’s role in today’s society.

Product details

Authors Thilo (University of Fribourg Von Pape
Assisted by Veronika Karnowski (Editor), Thilo von Pape (Editor)
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd.
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 28.03.2024
EAN 9781032321288
ISBN 978-1-0-3232128-8
No. of pages 164
Series Routledge Debates in Digital Media Studies
Subjects Humanities, art, music > History
Social sciences, law, business > Media, communication > General, dictionaries

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