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Title: Saturated and situated: expanding the meaning of media in the routines of everyday life
Authors: Pink, Sarah
Leder Mackley, Kerstin
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd / © the authors
Citation: PINK, S. and LEDER MACKLEY, K., 2013. Saturated and situated: expanding the meaning of media in the routines of everyday life. Media, Culture and Society, 35 (6), pp. 677 - 691
Abstract: Recently media scholars have made renewed calls for non-media-centric, non-representational and phenomenological approaches to media studies. This article responds to this context through an investigation of how media form part of the experiential, habitual and unspoken dimensions of everyday routines. Drawing on examples from ethnographic research into digital media and domestic energy consumption, we explore the role of media in the making and experiencing of environments, centring on their salience to daily routines of transition in the home. While media content forms part of how people make their homes, attention to these routines brings into focus a notion of the 'media-saturated' household that goes beyond attention to media content in significant ways. This, we argue, has both theoretical and practical implications for how we situate and interpret media as part of everyday life. © The Author(s) 2013.
Description: This article was published in the journal, Media, Culture and Society [SAGE Publications Ltd / © the authors]. The definitive version is available at:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0163443713491298
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1177/0163443713491298
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/13281
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0163443713491298
ISSN: 0163-4437
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