Media Environments, 2nd Ed., San Diego: Cognella Academic Publishing, 2015.
This highly innovative text anthology is based on a simple concept: combine movies with texts to critique media and society in the 21st century. Using film as a gateway to critical readings, students learn to think creatively and critically about media, society, technology, popular culture, and human destiny.
The anthology features contributions from Plato, Stephen Hawking, Jean Baudrillard, Naomi Wolf, Neil Postman, Rebecca MacKinnon, Kalle Lasn, Julian Assange, Jan Fernback, Angela Cirucci, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Brian Cox, Carl Sagan, Alice Marwick, Jose' van Dijck, and many others.
This version is a significantly revised and update of the first edition, which was published in 2010 by Cognella.