ISBN 9780470670965,A Companion To Media Authorship

A Companion To Media Authorship


Jonathan Gray


Wiley Blackwell



Wiley Blackwell

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9780470670965

ISBN-10 0470670967

Hard Back

Number of Pages 576 Pages
Language (English)


A Companion to Media Authorship offers 28 groundbreaking chapters which investigate the practices, attributions, and meanings of authorship. Revitalizing the study within media and cultural studies, this diverse and global collection provides the definitive work on the subject. Rethinks cultures of authorship and challenges the concept of auteurism across multiple media forms Moves beyond notions of the individual to focus on how authorship is collaborative, contested, and networked, examining cultures of authorship and the practicalities of how it works Draws on the cuttingedge research of scholars and practitioners whose work has produced significant new insights into the field Examines a wide range of media, including television, social media, radio, videogames, transmedia, music, and comic books Offers an impressive global focus, including pieces on Mexican music, amateur film production in Nairobi slums, teleserial production in Kinshasa, Hong Kong film, and the marketing of Bollywood