GeoMedia is an interdisciplinary field of research combining the methods and phenomena of inquiry from media studies and geography. Also referred to as communication geography, GeoMedia examines the production, distribution, and representation of mediatized content across both the material world and virtual space. The growth of communication technologies across globalized networks of mass media and modern telecommunications has created research opportunities to explore the diffuse interactions and relationships of media among persons and publics. Cultural geography, meanwhile, refers to how landscapes and spaces establish and violate norms among governments, institutions, and culture. Taken together, GeoMedia marks the intersection of these interests and affords scholars an opportunity to engage the mediatized practices of human behavior across spatial environments. This entry defines GeoMedia, briefly introduces ...
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