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Media convergence and deconvergence

Media convergence and deconvergence

Sparviero, Sergio, editor; Balbi, Gabriele, 1979- editor; Peil, Corinna, 1975- editor

This edited volume explores different meanings of media convergence and deconvergence, and reconsiders them in critical and innovative ways. Its parts provide together a broad picture of opposing trends and tensions in media convergence by underlining the relevance of this powerful idea and emphasizing the misconceptions that it has generated

Hardback, Book. English.
2017 edition.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Sergio Sparviero, Corinna Peil, Gabriele Balbi
ISBN: 3319512889, 9783319512884
Intended audience: Specialized.
Physical Description: 341 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 21 cm.
Series: Global transformations in media and communication research
Subject: Media Studies.; Mass media.
Series Title: Global transformations in media and communication research.


  1. Media Convergence Meets Deconvergence; Corinna Peil and Sergio Sparviero.
  2. Deconstructing "Media Convergence": A Cultural History of the Buzzword, 1980s-2010s; Gabriele Balbi.
  3. Convergence in Domestic Media Use? The Interplay of Old and New Media at Home; Kathrin Friederike M³ller and Jutta R÷ser.
  4. Blurred Lines, Distinct Forces. The Evolving Practices of Italian TV Audiences in a Convergent Scenario; Luca Barra and Massimo Scaglioni.
  5. Media Convergence and the Network Society: Media Logic(s), Polymedia, and the Transition of the Public Sphere; Caja Thimm.
  6. Deconstructing Audiences in Converging Media Environments;Uwe Hasebrink and Sascha H÷lig.
  7. Convergent Media Quality? Comparing the Content of Online and Offline Media in Switzerland; Mark Eisenegger, Mario Schranz and Angelo Gisler.- 8.Transmedia Storytelling and Mega-Narration: Audiovisual Production in Converged Media Environments; Lothar Mikos.
  8. Web 2.
  9. An Argument Against Convergence;Matthew Allen.
  10. The Deconverging Convergence of the Global Communication Industries in the 21st Century;Jin Dal Yong.
  11. Deconstructing the Music Industry Ecosystem;Jim Rogers.
  12. Is Convergence the `Killer Bug' in the Media Ecosystem? The Case of Flemish Media Policymaking 2010-2015;Hilde Van den Bulck.
  13. Connected TV: Conceptualizing the Fit between Convergence and Organizational Strategy within a Contingency Theory Framework. The Case of Germany; Paul Murschetz.
  14. Regulatory (De)Convergence: Localism, Federalism, and Nationalism in American Telecommunications Policy;Christopher Ali.
  15. The Triple-Network Convergence in China: Implementation and Challenges;Fei Jiang, Kuo Huang and Yanran Sun.