[Book Review] The Marketplace of Attention: How Audiences Take Shape in a Digital Age, by James G. Webster

Also looks interesting: Now that digitisation has revolutionised the media, what are we watching - and how? By Sharon Wheeler S o I’m sitting on the sofa, surfing rapidly through the Freeview channels on television. I’m checking three email accounts on my laptop, keeping a beady eye on Facebook, maintaining…

Docked Tales @timeshighered

With not only Bleak House but even Peter Rabbit seemingly too long for a texting, tweeting, attention-deficit generation, Valerie Sanders scans her shelves for a lightweight literary canon and asks: condensed or skimmed? When students have to pay higher tuition fees will they expect to read longer texts? This absurd, dreamy, Alice-in-Wonderland…