When publishing changes, so does society. Investigate and compare the impact of two publication technologies, one pre-1900 and one post-2000, on a specific aspect of society (e.g. education, politics, creative industries, science, entertainment, social relationships).

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Reference List:

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Balnaves M, S. H. Donald and B. Shoesmith, 2009 ‘Media, Theories and Approaches: A Global Perspective’, New York City: Palgrave Macmillian, p. 17

Edwards, P.N, 2010 ‘A Vast Machine: Computer, Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming’ MA:MIT Press, xiii-xvii

Eisenstein, E, 1979. ‘The Printing Press as an Agent of Change’ Cambridge University Press.Vol.1, 43-133

Hauben, M, 1995 ‘The Expanding Commonwealth of Learning: Printing and the Net’  Unpublished Paper, Columbia University.

McLuhan M, 1962. ‘The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man’. University of Toronto Press.1st Ed.


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