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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Libération

Tony Harcup.

in A Dictionary of Journalism

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 37 words.

A left-leaning national daily newspaper published in France since 1973 (when its founders included the philosopher and activist Jean-Paul Sartre). ...

Independent

Tony Harcup.

in A Dictionary of Journalism

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 316 words.

A UK national newspaper launched by three former *Daily Telegraph journalists in 1986 under the slogan, ‘It is, are you?’ The concept dreamed up by founders ...

University of the People: A Model for International, Tuition-Free, Open Education Powered by Social Media

Shai Reshef.

in Education and Social Media

May 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 3556 words.

In this chapter, the founder of the experimental, Internet-based University of the People describes the history of the university and discusses how lessons shared via social media might...

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Habituation

Ian Bogost.

in How to Do Things With Videogames

August 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 3031 words.

This chapter begins by presenting the axiom that a game should be “easy to learn and hard to master,” a concept which earned the title “Bushnell’s Law”, based on Atari founder Nolan...

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Barnstorm

Zeynep Devrim Gürsel.

in Image Brokers

April 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 14239 words.

This chapter looks at Barnstorm, an annual workshop in upstate New York that brings together a hundred young photographers and many of the US image industry's “heavies.” It consisted of two...

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Digital: after the deluge

in Journalism

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 9276 words.

What is journalism’s future? ‘Digital: after the deluge’ considers the ‘new media’ services—blogs, Google, Twitter, Facebook—that have transformed the way that people gather, edit, access,...

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Everyone around You Has a Story the World Needs to Hear

Dave Isay.

in Reality Radio, Second Edition

February 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 3198 words.

In this essay, we hear from Dave Isay, the founder of StoryCorps, “the largest single collection of human voices ever gathered.” Dave writes of an insight that struck him in his earlier...

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Neither Mainstream nor Alternative

Monica M. Emerich.

in The Gospel of Sustainability

October 2011; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 13537 words.

This chapter examines LOHAS as a bridge between the two poles of the American marketplace—the “alternative” market and the “mainstream” or conventional market. This market-based binary...

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Introduction

Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann.

in The Polish Hearst

April 2015; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 6120 words.

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the public role of the immigrant press through the example of Antoni A. Paryski, the “Polish Hearst,” a successful...

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City Son

Wayne Dawkins.

July 2012; p ublished online March 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Media Studies. 304 pages.

In 1966, a year after the Voting Rights Act began liberating millions of southern blacks, New Yorkers challenged a political system that weakened their voting power. Andrew W. Cooper...

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Tactical Biopolitics

Edited by Beatriz da Costa and Kavita Philip.

July 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Media Studies. 536 pages.

Popular culture in this “biological century” seems to feed on proliferating fears, anxieties, and hopes around the life sciences at a time when such basic concepts as scientific truth, race...

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Define American, The Dream is Now, and FWD.us:

Sasha Costanza-Chock.

in Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!

November 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 8851 words.

This chapter explores the mainstreaming of transmedia organizing through case studies of three professional transmedia immigrant rights campaigns: Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and...

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film theory

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

The aesthetic, historical, and/or ideological analysis of film, or the academic study of the nature of the cinematic experience, as distinguished from film criticism, which is typically...

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Croft, (John) Michael

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 216 words.

OBE 1971

Born 8 March 1922; died 15 Nov. 1986

Founder of National Youth Theatre, 1956

Kremer, Gidon

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 74 words.

Born 27 Feb. 1947

violinist; founder and Artistic Director, Kremerata Baltica, since 1997

La Plante, Lynda

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 208 words.

CBE 2008

writer and producer; Founder and Chairman: La Plante Productions, since 1994; La Plante Global, since 2014

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Bevan, Tim

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 404 words.

CBE 2005

film producer; Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, Working Title Films, since 1984; Chairman, UK Film Council, 2009–11 ...

Acosta Quesada, Carlos Yunior, (Carlos Acosta)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 257 words.

CBE 2014

Born Havana, Cuba 1973partner, Charlotte Holland; three d

ballet dancer;...

Bumbry, Grace

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 135 words.

Born St Louis, Mo 4 Jan. 1937

opera singer and concert singer; founder, Grace Bumbry Vocal and Opera Academy

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King, Harold Samuel

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 284 words.

Born Durban 13 May 1949

Founder and Artistic Director, London City Ballet, 1978–96; choreographer and lecturer; special events...