"Paul Levinson takes you on a tour of media innovations that are transforming our world. He's not just a scholar, he's an explorer. New New Media
is an indispensable guide."
--Joan Walsh, Editor-in-Chief of Salon.com
"Paul Levinson provides an invaluable and encyclopaedic guide to the newest of new media invented so far." --Jeff Jarvis, BuzzMachine
"Insightful and comprehensive. The overviews are great for people who want to quickly get up-to-speed or Web addicts who want to branch out, and the anecdotes and history will delight old-timers." --Mignon Fogarty, Grammar Girl
"New New Media
is definitely a fine choice for media enthusiasts, students, professionals..." --Bradley E. Wiggins, Journal of Communications Media Studies
"Levinson's book was provocative for myself and my students and served as an excellent starting point for many class discussions." --Antony Sovak, Build Soil
About the Author
Paul Levinson is Professor of Communication & Media Studies at Fordham University in New York City. Professor Levinson appears on "The O'Reilly Factor" (Fox News), "The CBS Evening News," "NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" (PBS), "Nightline" (ABC), NPR, and numerous national and international TV and radio programs. He reviews the best of television in his InfiniteRegress.tv blog, comments on politics and media on Mediaite
, and was listed in The Chronicle of Higher Education
's "Top 10 Academic Twitterers" in 2009.
Paul Levinson's eight nonfiction books, including The Soft Edge
(1997), Digital McLuhan
(2003), and Cellphone
(2004), have been the subject of major articles in the New York Times, Wired
, the Christian Science Monitor
, and have been translated into twelve languages. His science fiction novels include The Silk Code
(1999, winner of the Locus Award for Best First Novel), Borrowed Tides
(2001), The Consciousness Plague
(2002), The Pixel Eye
(2003), and The Plot To Save Socrates
(2006). His short stories have been nominated for Nebula, Hugo, Edgar, and Sturgeon Awards.