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Mediated Time

  • Maren HartmannEmail author
  • Elizabeth Prommer
  • Karin Deckner
  • Stephan O. Görland
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Abstract

There are no media without time—and nowadays time without media is decreasing. Media are structured by specific timings as much as everyday life is structured by media times. This applies not only on an individual level but also to the perceptions of the social, the local, the national and the global. The idea of the book began with a contemplation about the possible implications of such changes. We begin by looking at the relationship between media and time and subsequently develop an initial definition of mediated time. In regarding mediation as a moral obligation (based on Silverstone), we eventually return with a broadened definition of mediated time. Additionally, the introduction also serves to provide an overview of the book and its structure as well as the individual chapters.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maren Hartmann
    • 1
    Email author
  • Elizabeth Prommer
    • 2
  • Karin Deckner
    • 1
  • Stephan O. Görland
    • 3
  1. 1.Berlin University of the ArtsBerlinGermany
  2. 2.University of RostockRostockGermany
  3. 3.University of BremenBremenGermany

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