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access

access  

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1. (accessibility) General availability for use: e.g. the percentage of a given population owning or having access to a communications medium/technology. This was a key issue for Cooley in 1909; ...
globalization

globalization  

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In a general sense, the increasing worldwide integration of economic, cultural, political, religious, and social systems. Economic globalization is the process by which the whole world becomes a ...
McLuhanism

McLuhanism  

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Any concept deriving from, and/or in the style of, Marshall McLuhan, a Canadian academic who enjoyed international cult status as a media guru in the 1960s. He is best known for his provocative ...
time-space compression

time-space compression  

The impact of new systems of transport and communications as experienced by the individual, and especially the emphasis given by modernity to ‘the shock of the new’, immediacy, and simultaneity. The ...
visibility

visibility  

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1. In sexual identity politics, the issue of making non-normative gender identities more public in everyday life and in media content. As distinct from (relative) invisibility. See also Hays Code; ...

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