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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 430–433.
Published: 01 November 2015
... by more dismissive and potentially less effective, even if more methodologically consistent and empirically substantiated, critiques (194)—so as to better elucidate the logics that might be politically acted upon in the name of a radically different kind of media and political culture (190...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2014
... transformations. Taken together, these arguments point toward a broader transformation in the history of thought that is developed across Deleuze’s work, but also raise a number of problems. This essay will critique and rearticulate the terms of Deleuze’s media philosophy in relation to work by Paul Virilio...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of micropolitical art practices. I will concentrate on one possible answer to the critical questions that must be asked: wherein lies the possibility of resistance in Sloterdijk’s recent analyses of capitalism? © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 philosophy art media critique ecology micropolitics...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., the corporate media thus neglected social problems and social critique in favor of celebrating the capitalist economy and technological revolution. The media also overlooked the growth of terrorism, dangerous consequences of the growing division between the haves and the have-nots throughout the world...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of these later forms. The essay traces the history of the Raindance Corporation and then considers Shamberg's media-ecological critique of broadcasting and defense of democratized video making, his later attempts at mainstream production, and his contemporary views on the rise of YouTube. It argues...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Diane Rubenstein This essay is a rhetorical invention. It projects what Jean Baudrillard would have found theoretically interesting in the recent Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK) affair, configured as a transpolitical media pseudo event revealing the immunodeficiency of Europe’s political class...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 153–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
... [ Environmentalität ] and that obliges us, as a line of flight, to rethink environmentality as such beyond its restricted actual forms. Accordingly, the key challenge for a general ecology of media and technology is to advance the critique of Environmentalization by developing an analysis of its restricted forms...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 214–232.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., the alt-right included. Following the historian of popular culture Charles Acland (2011 : 41), we might thus refer to this as a form of “vernacular media critique,” a work of informal intellectual labor of a “potentially dubious nature” that “harbors a history of ideas about minds, media, and influence...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 275–280.
Published: 01 July 2018
... establishing the foundations for environmental media critique. Over the past few years this subfield has seen notable contributions from Richard Maxwell and Toby Miller and their book Greening the Media (2012), which focused “on the environmental impact of the media,” undertaking a combination of institution...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 November 2021
...). While Baudrillard's and Deleuze's respective critiques of the digital are highly academic in rhetoric and style, a comparable current of skepticism can be found in public discourses around digital media. Alongside routine testimonies to the potentially detrimental effects of social media, video games...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 March 2005
...-mail. The mushrooming Internet community that has erupted around blogging is particularly deserving of analysis here, as bloggers have demonstrated themselves as technoactivists favoring not only democratic self-expression and networking but also global media critique and journalistic socio-political intervention...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
... media critiques of Trump, on the whole he got perhaps more publicity than any previous candidate, in part because, as CBS News President Les Moonves confessed, Trump brought in high ratings and thus made money for the broadcast networks ( Collins 2016) . 8 Further, Trump often set the news agenda...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2005
... mathematical theory, the channel is insignificant: only sending and receiving are vital. Distribution is in this sense a “black box.” Media critique that has addressed the nature of channels has in general taken a McLuhanite line: the channel matters to the extent that it is determining of the message...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
... not to commission any voter-preference polls – presented some routine criticism of polling. Their “backstory” represents the possibilities and limits of media critique from within. Polls were criticized as the “narcotic of choice for political reporters” and “disruptive to campaigns,” but this was balanced...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., which she pits against Jürgen Habermas’s dialogical conception of communication. But Krämer’s “media philosophy” emerges just as crucially from a critique of what has come to be known—in the anglophone world at least—as “German media theory.” This book’s most striking goal is to displace...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 274–276.
Published: 01 July 2020
... this collection. Henderson’s contribution brings me to the only major critique I have of this collection. Because of its focus on media’s future, I can’t help but recall William Gibson’s oft-quoted claim: “The future is already here—it’s just not evenly distributed” (quoted in Rosenberg 1992 ). Much...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the complexities of a postfeminist media culture where not only the very aspects of women’s oppression critiqued by liberal and radical feminism (including beauty as a measure of feminine success—see Genz 2011 : 123–24) become naturalized by the makeover paradigm, but the makeover paradigm comes to mirror...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of the mainstream mass media from both the Left and the Right. On the Left, the political economic critique of the media demonstrates the existence of a right-wing, procapitalist bias. On the Right, however, the mainstream mass media is believed to contain an underlying liberal bias, which has become a favorite...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 380–390.
Published: 01 November 2016
... for the creation of new concepts and methods, pioneering critiques of the human in all its complexity. The driving force of the posthumanities is the crossover between the digital and the environmental humanities, sustained by a posthuman ethical passion. 2 Thus, the fields of digital media studies...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
... is in fact the result of a century-old “media conflict” (ibid.: 309). Even in Heidegger’s critique of the humanist tradition, this conflict remains unthought. Sloterdijk argues that the mediality of language itself remains unthought, thus he implicitly adopts Derrida’s critique that in Heidegger writing...