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Public Version of REL 161 Religion in the New Media

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traditionally understood to be “the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry” (Oxford Languages)
In Networked Theology, Heidi A. Campbell and Stephen Garner discuss Susan White’s discussion of technology and break it into three main meanings:
1. artifacts produced by manufacturing processes
2. the processes and structures needed to produce the manufactured artifacts
3. the cultural structures that provide the inclination and motivation to support the technological systems (technoculture)
“sociotechnical system in which hardware, technique, and a particular ideological frame of reference combine to aid in the pursuit of essentially pragmatic ends, generally associated with the augmentation of human capabilities”
Media refers to all print and digital ways of communicating. Technology in the media are combined and can never be truly separated. This is due to the fact that, technology is one of the main ways media is portrayed : for example, Twitter and joining different communities.

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