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Greening the Media
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- Identifies the media's complicity in environmental pollution, illustrating how information technology contributes to the global ecological crisis
- Lays out a plan for change and sustainability in various media industries
- Examines hot-button issues such as global-warming, cellphone safety, and technological waste
Richard Maxwell, Professor of Media Studies, Queens College, CUNY, United States.
Toby Miller, Distinguished Professor of Media & Cultural Studies, University of California, Riverside.
"As a brief, well-referenced work that pulls tohether many threads into one coherent picture, it is an excellent addition to any collection." - P.L. Kantor, CHOICE
"Greening the Media gathers evidence of a ‘fascinating, infuriating, complex and contradictory historical relationship between media, environment and society’. From the first ‘toxic drips and harmful puffs’ noticed in the fifteenth century, Maxwell and Miller trace the environmental consequences of media and communications." - Jock Given, Media International Australia Journal