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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
... used the media and media spectacle to successfully win the 2008 and 2012 US presidential elections. I conclude with a discussion of how new and alternative media can help to promote genuine democratic debate and help disseminate the full range of information and ideas necessary to have a robustly...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Douglas Kellner In studies of the spectacle of terror in Norway and the UK riots in summer 2011, I highlight the roles of media spectacle and crises of masculinity in these eruptions of social violence, although I suggest multicausal explanation and do not wish to offer reductive analyses. The...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
... a crisis in time brought about by real-time media interactivity. Communication technologies make it possible to invent a history and expel the banalities of the present. But submission to new technics of the spectacle also produces problems for power that not even the US military and political elite...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Bernhard J. Dotzler Each “new technology” inflicts “new violence” on its subjects. Following Marshall McLuhan's argument, this article outlines a theoretical frame for thinking about the relationship between violence and the media. Focusing on Stanley Milgram's experiment mentioned by McLuhan in...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 93–110.
Published: 01 March 2010
...” ( Clayman 2002 ). It focuses on the UK-based journalists and broadcasters Jeremy Paxman and John humphrys, and looks at the expansion of their professional activities and their attendant construction as media personalities. It argues that the forms of celebrity presented by Paxman and humphrys draw upon...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
...- class symbolic boundaries with notions of refinement and respectability, it examines how the discourse of civility shapes how the nouveaux riches are represented to the upper middle class, identifying a number of recurrent media frames and narrative tropes related to vulgarity, civility, and order. The...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 202–226.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Emma Baulch Noting the increasing tendency of Indonesian pop performers to organize and agitate politically, the article aims to locate these celebrity politics in a history of media change, and to explore their implications for lower-class collective organizing. Through a discussion of two pop...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Phillip Roberts In Cinema 1 and Cinema 2 , Gilles Deleuze posits a huge change in the nature of cinematic time in the postwar years. In “Postscript on the Societies of Control,” he also claims to identify a change in power relations and control strategies that takes in a number of other media...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
... visualization, as enabling actionability, and as material conditions of perception. 2 But the accidents of the elemental media do not necessarily come as flashy spectacles. As Rob Nixon (2011) has argued, meticulously and with flair, particular attention needs to be paid to the reality of slow violence...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 331–356.
Published: 01 November 2010
... developed by the “Frankfurt School” critical theory tradition and the “society of the spectacle” work of Guy Debord (1983) . This cultural Marxism adds to the standard critical political economy focus on economic relations an emphasis on the importance of ideology, mass (and digital) media signification...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 March 2005
... the willing,” which had Spanish troops occupying Iraq. The media spectacle of a lying government, massive numbers of people demonstrating against it and the use of alternative modes of information and communication developed a spike of support for the anti-government candidate. Millions of young...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2014
... experience, and relationship with me-dia. It analyzes the digital gadget’s role in the reorientation of the broadcast ecology around personalized media worlds and experiences, arguing that its mode of play represents an integration of the life, activities, bodies, and attention of the individual that extends...
Cultural Politics (1 March 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. The...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
... anaesthetizing effects of war propaganda and statistics, Ginsberg’s potentialism is also aimed at short-circuiting the mass media’s role in mechanizing language. I go on to discuss how Ginsberg develops his antiwar poetics in relation to three counterculture events: the march on the Pentagon in October 1967; the...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 15–28.
Published: 01 March 2019
... lift; and the first photograph’s later life as a social media meme. Asking how a depiction of glittering luxury can be presented as populist revolt, it discusses how elites draw on discourses of meritocracy, of “traveling up the social ladder,” to validate their actions. That Trump and friends are not...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 163–181.
Published: 01 July 2014
... representatives of all stripes, and the corporate and media elite are all engaged in the deceit, which has as its end point the decapitation of democracy. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 democracy authoritarianism House of Cards Sheldon Wolin Henry Giroux In late 2011, the Wall Street Journal...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
... views. Not only do the feedback loops and information silos on social media prevent such an encounter; the new digital society of the spectacle is contrarily driven by maximizing the number of hits, clicks, likes, and shares that a post receives. The digital attention economy is very much an effect of...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... , anticipate the contemporary public recalibration of ideas of intimacy as associated with social media, tally with contested ideas of the sexualization of female empowerment as associated with contested elements of third wave feminism, and can be read as a contemporary phase of Antonio Negri’s theory of art...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 275–280.
Published: 01 July 2018
... always threaten to subtract the possibility of aesthetic experience. When film stock begins to deteriorate, the spectacle of cinema is reduced to the archive of its historical enunciation. When technical malfunctions occur in data centers, a flash crash ensues, social media lives are disabled...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
... . Grand Theft 2000 . Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield . Kellner Douglas . 2003 . From September 11 to Terror War: The Dangers of the Bush Legacy . Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield . Kellner Douglas . 2005 . Media Spectacle and the Crisis of Democracy . Boulder, CO...