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Editors: Jancovic, Marek
Volmar, Axel
Schneider, Alexandra
Title: Format matters : standards, practices, and politics in media cultures
Online publication date: 9-Jan-2020
Language: english
Abstract: From TIFF files to TED talks, from book sizes to blues stations—the term “format” circulates in a staggering array of contexts and applies to entirely dissimilar objects and practices. How can such a pliable notion meaningfully function as an instrument of classification in so many industries and scientific communities? Comprising a wide range of case studies on the standards, practices, and politics of formats from scholars of photography, film, radio, television, and the Internet, Format Matters charts the many ways in which formats shape and are shaped by past and present media cultures. This volume represents the first sustained collaborative effort to advance the emerging field of format studies.
DDC: 000 Allgemeines
000 Generalities
Institution: Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Department: FB 05 Philosophie und Philologie
Place: Mainz
Version: Published version
Publication type: Sammelband
License: CC-BY-SA
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Extent: 282 Seiten
Publisher: meson press
Publisher place: Lüneburg
Issue date: 2020
ISBN: 978-3-95796-155-6
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