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14 - Media Technology, Social Reality, and Discourse

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  08 September 2022

L. David Ritchie
Affiliation:
Portland State University
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Chapter 14 begins with a general discussion of how the affordances and constraints of media affect their adoption and use, and conversely how they affect social interaction, language use, culture, and social structure.It then discusses the particular affordances, constraints, and effects of classes of media, beginning with language itself.

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Feeling, Thinking, and Talking
How the Embodied Brain Shapes Everyday Communication
, pp. 279 - 300
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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