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Feeling Mediated: A History of Media Technology and Emotion in America

Brenton J. Malin

Abstract

New technologies, whether text message or telegraph, inevitably raise questions about emotion. New forms of communication bring with them both fear and hope, on one hand allowing us deeper emotional connections and the ability to forge global communities, while on the other prompting anxieties about isolation and over-stimulation. This book investigates the larger context of such concerns, considering both how media technologies intersect with our emotional lives and how our ideas about these intersections influence how we think about and experience emotion and technology themselves. Drawing o ... More

Keywords: new technologies, media technologies, technology, emotion, American media production, advertising, social research, social policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780814762790
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814762790.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brenton J. Malin, author