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Suggested Readings and Technology Websites



Albarran, A., Faustino P. and Santos, R. (Eds.), (2011). The Media as a Driver of the Information Society.

Lisbon, Portugal: Media XXI / Formal Press.

Anderson, C. (2006). The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More. New York, USA: 

Brooke M. & Mills, W. (2003). New Product Development: Successful Innovation in the Marketplace.

Binghamton, New York, USA: International Business Press.


Carah, N. (2021). Media and Society: Power, Platforms, and Participation. Thousand Oaks, CA. USA: Sage.

Castells, M. (2000). The Rise of The Networked Society, The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture.

2nd ed., Oxford, UK: Blackwell).

Chesbrough, H. (2003). Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology.

Boston, MA., USA: Harvard Business School Press.

Christensen, C. (1997). The Innovator’s Dilemma. Boston, MA., USA: Harvard Business School Press.


Christensen, C. (2003). The Innovator’s Solution. Boston, MA., USA: Harvard Business School Press.

Davidson, P. (2022). Democratizing Innovation in Organizations. Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter.

Dal Zotto, C & van Kranenburg, H. (Eds.), (2008). Management and Innovation in the Media Industry.

Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Davila, T., Epstein, M. & Shelton, R. (2006). Making Innovation Work. Philadelphia, PA. USA: 
Wharton School Publishing.

Deuze, M., & Prenger, M. (2019). Making Media: Production, Practices, and Professions. Amsterdam,

Netherlands: Amsterdam University Press.  


Friedrichsen, M.  & Mühl-Benninghaus, W.  (Eds.), (2013). Handbook of Social Media. Berlin, Germany:


Gershon R. (2017). Digital Media and Innovation: Management and Design Strategies in Communication.              Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 

Gertner, J. (2012). The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation. New York, USA: 

Penguin Press.

Gillespie, T. (2018). Custodians of the Internet Platforms, Content Moderation, and the Hidden Decisions

That Shape Social Media. New Haven, CN. USA: Yale University Press.

Grant, A. & Wilkinson, J. (2008). (Eds.), Understanding Media Convergence. New York: Oxford University Press.

Isaacson, W. (2011). Steve Jobs. New York, USA: Simon & Schuster.

Isaacson, W. (2014). The Innovators. New York, USA: Simon & Schuster.

Johnson, S. (2010). Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation. New York, USA: 

Riverhead Books.

Keen, A. (2007). The Cult of the Amateur. New York, USA: Doubleday.

Kelley, T. (2005). The Ten Faces of Innovation. New York, USA: Doubleday.

Kim, W. &  Mauborgne, R. (2005). Blue Ocean Strategy, Boston, MA. USA: Harvard Business School Press.

Krumsvik, A. (Ed.), (2013). Media Innovations: A Multidisciplinary Study of Change. Göteborg, Sweden:


McDonald, P., Donoghue, C. and Havens, T. (Eds.),  (2021). Digital Media Distribution: Portals, Platforms,

Pipelines. New York, USA: New York University Press.

Monge, P. & Contractor, N. (2003). Theories of Communication Networks. New York, USA: Oxford Press.

Nathan, J. (1999). Sony: The Private Life. New York, USA: Houghton-Mifflin.


Noam, E. (2021). The Technology, Business, and Economics of Streaming Video: The Next Generation                                  of Media EmergesCheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Noam, E. (2001). Interconnecting the Network of Networks. Cambridge, MA. USA: MIT Press.

Poell, T., Nieborg, D. & Duffy, B. (2021). Platforms and Cultural Production. New York, USA: John Wiley & Sons.

Poole, I. (1990). Technologies Without Boundaries. Cambridge, MA. USA: Harvard University Press.

Rogers, E. (1995). Diffusion of Innovation. 4th ed., New York, USA: Free Press.

Schmidt, E. & Cohen, J. (2013). The New Digital Age. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Schumpeter, J. (1942). Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy. New York, USA: Harper & Row.

Tushman, M. & O’Reilly, C. (1997). Winning Through Innovation. Boston, MA. USA: Harvard Business

School Press.



Academy of Management Journal


IEEE Internet of Things Journal


IEEE Wireless Communications


International Journal of Media Management


Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media


Journal of Media Business Studies


Journal of Media Economics

Journal of Media Innovations

Research Policy


Technology Magazines and Websites



IEEE Spectrum


MIT Technology Review




Wired Magazine