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Palabra Clave ISSN: 0122-8285 palabra.clave@unisabana.edu.co Universidad de La Sabana Colombia Conway, Kyle Jones, E.H.G., and Uribe-Jongbloed, E.
(Eds.).
(2013).
Social Media and Minority Languages: Convergence and the Creative Industries.
Bristol: Multilingual Matters. Palabra Clave, vol.
16, núm.
2, mayo-agosto, 2013, pp.
627-630 Universidad de La Sabana Bogotá, Colombia Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=64928567016 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Jones, E.H.G., and Uribe-Jongbloed, E.
(Eds.).
(2013). Social Media and Minority Languages: Convergence and the Creative Industries. Bristol: Multilingual Matters. Kyle Conway (University of North Dakota, USA, kyle.conway@und.edu) Social Media and Minority Languages is a collection of timely, meticulous reports about minority language media (MLM) in the era of convergence.
In different ways, the contributors all address the question of how MLM can strengthen language use and speakers’ sense of belonging to a linguistic and cultural community.
They adopt an engaged approach and investigate a wide range of phenomena, such as the tensions between centralized and decentralized modes of production and between passive and active modes of reception. The book is divided into three parts sandwiched between an introduction and a conclusion.
In the introduction, Donald R.
Browne and Enrique Uribe-Jongbloed provide a thorough overview of the state of MLM research.
They begin with the historical development of MLM, from newspapers to radio to television.
They identify five factors that have influenced the development MLM, including 1) the cost and availability of technology (for reception historically and production more recently), 2) the economic viabili...





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