By combining movies with media theory, Media Environments (2010) is a text anthology for teaching media studies in the 21st century.
Contributors include: Stephen Hawking, Al Gore, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Susan Jacoby, Carl Sagan, Naomi Wolf, Neil Postman, Douglas Kellner, Jan Fernback, Ray Kurzweil, Henry Jenkins, Douglas Rushkoff, and others.
"The readings in Media Environments offer an engaging introduction to some of the central questions in media studies. In this well-organized and provocative reader, students will discover how mass media, popular culture and digital technologies support the organization of culture and values, shaping not only personal and social identity, but consciousness itself." — Renee Hobbs, Founding Director, Harrington School of Communications, The University of Rhode Island
"This course opened my eyes and blew my mind." — Genevieve Gillespie, Temple student.