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Book Review – New New Media by Paul Levinson

Date of this Version

Fall 10-24-2011


Published in AEJMC Hot Topics in Journalism and Mass Communication, October 24, 2011
Copyright © 2012 AEJMC


It’s increasingly difficult to keep up with the rapid growth of new forms of communication created by the Internet. Change happens so fast that even a relatively new format—such as Wikipedia, launched in 2001—seems old and familiar just ten years later.

Paul Levinson, an author and professor of communication and media studies at Fordham University, says one characteristic that distinguishes “new new media” from simple “new media” is that in the newer form the consumer is also a producer.

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