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Author Grusin, Richard A

Title Premediation : affect and mediality after 9/11 / Richard Grusin

Publ Info Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
 PC  P94 .G79 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  P94 .G79 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 196 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 180-187) and index
Contents Remediating 9/11 -- Premediation -- Affect, mediality and Abu Ghraib -- The affective life of media -- The anticipation of security
Note "In an era of heightened securitization, print, televisual and networked media have become obsessed with the pre-mediation of future events. In response to the shock of 9/11, socially networked US and global media work to premediate collective affects of anticipation and connectivity, while also perpetuating low levels of apprehension or fear"--Provided by publisher
LC subject Mass media and culture
Mass media -- Influence
Image (Philosophy)
Communication -- Political aspects
Civilization, Modern -- 21st century
ISBN 9780230242517 (hbk.)
0230242510 (hbk.)
9780230242524 (pbk.)
0230242529 (pbk.)