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Sounds as Events

Casey O'Callaghan

in Sounds: A Philosophical Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199215928
eISBN:
9780191706875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215928.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Sounds are distally located events that require the presence of a medium. Events in which vibrating objects or interacting bodies disturb a surrounding medium in a wave-like manner best satisfy the ... More


Events in Media

Julia Sonnevend

in Stories Without Borders: The Berlin Wall and the Making of a Global Iconic Event

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190604301
eISBN:
9780190604349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604301.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The chapter begins with a review of how philosophy, historiography, and sociology have conceptualized events. Thereafter the chapter focuses on the theoretical accounts of “events” in media research. ... More


(Re)Media Events: Remixing War on YouTube

Joanne Garde-Hansen

in Media and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640348
eISBN:
9780748670949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640348.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Neither Dayan and Katz (1992) nor Andrew Hoskins (2004) could have foreseen the impact of the post-broadcast era on the re-articulation of the televised Live Event. Television news archives now exist ... More


Media Sensation: Public Justice and the Sympathy of an Urban Audience

Eugenia Lean

in Public Passions: The Trial of Shi Jianqiao and the Rise of Popular Sympathy in Republican China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247185
eISBN:
9780520932678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247185.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

In a decade when high-profile news events seemed to be the norm, the case of Shi Jianqiao managed to stand out. The 1930s saw several assassinations of political figures, and high-profile female ... More


The State Funeral as a Social Drama

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The analysis of the major state funerals by which the Third Republic honoured its distinguished citizens shows that the event of the funeral did not simply correspond to the ceremony. The actual rite ... More


Voicing the Past: BBC Radio 4 and the Aberfan Disaster of 1963

Joanne Garde-Hansen

in Media and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640348
eISBN:
9780748670949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640348.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Radio has a close relationship to oral history making and personal/collective recollections of the past can have profound effects personally, locally and nationally. BBC Radio 4 has a reputation for ... More


Health and Medicine on Display: International Expositions in the United States, 1876-1904

Julie K. Brown

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026574
eISBN:
9780262258630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026574.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

International expositions, with their massive assembling of exhibits and audiences, were the media events of their time. In transmitting a new culture of visibility that merged information, ... More


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