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Media and Memory

Joanne Garde-Hansen


How do we rely on media for remembering? In exploring the complex ways that media converge to support our desire to capture, store and retrieve memories, this textbook offers analyses of representations of memorable events, media tools for remembering and forgetting, media technologies for archiving and the role of media producers in making memories. Theories of memory and media are covered alongside an accessible range of case studies focusing on memory in relation to radio, television, pop music, celebrity, digital media and mobile phones. Ethnographic and production culture research, includ ... More

Keywords: Media, Memory, Nostalgia, Archive, Remembering, Forgetting, Witnessing, Mediation, Digital

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780748640348
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640348.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joanne Garde-Hansen, author