Newsgames: Journalism at Play [Audiobook] download free by Prof. Ian Bogost

Newsgames: Journalism at Play Audiobook download free by Prof. Ian Bogost
  • Listen audiobook: Newsgames: Journalism at Play
  • Author: Prof. Ian Bogost
  • Release date: 2010/8/27
  • Publisher: MIT PRESS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Computing
  • ISBN: 9780262014878
  • Rating: 9.32 of 10
  • Votes: 502
  • Review by: Winston Bozeman
  • Review rating: 7.8 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/24
  • Duration: 3H2M11S in 256 kbps (49.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-17
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: AC3, WMA, MP3, MPEG4, WavPack, OGG, WAV, FLAC (compression RZ, ISO, ZIP, LZO, GZ, RAR, TZO)
  • Total pages original book: 248
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 18M25S (4.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: How videogames offer a new way to do journalism.Journalism has embraced digital media in its struggle to survive. But most online journalism just translates existing practices to the Web: stories are written and edited as they are for print; video and audio features are produced as they would be for television and radio. The authors of Newsgames propose a new way of doing good journalism: videogames.Videogames are native to computers rather than a digitized form of prior media. Games simulate how things work by constructing interactive models; journalism as game involves more than just revisiting old forms of news production. Wired magazine's game Cutthroat Capitalism, for example, explains the economics of Somali piracy by putting the player in command of a pirate ship, offering choices for hostage negotiation strategies.Videogames do not offer a panacea for the ills of contemporary news organizations. But if the industry embraces them as a viable method of doing journalism-not just an occasional treat for online readers-newsgames can make a valuable contribution.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Media, Information & Communication Industries, Games Strategy Guides, Journalistic Style Guides, Press & Journalism, Media Studies
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 35.56 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x19mm
  • Weight: 476g
  • Printed by: MIT Press
  • Published in: Cambridge, Mass., United States

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