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Cultural Politics (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 (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...
Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
... the debate, fed the Trump team a question! See the review by Jennifer Senior (2016) . 10 See my trilogy of books on the Bush-Cheney gang: Grand Theft 2000 (2001), From September 11 to Terror War (2003), and Media Spectacle and the Crisis of Democracy (2005). References Baker Peter...
Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 March 2005
... D. ( 2001 ), Grand Theft 2000: Media Spectacle and a Stolen Election , Lanham : Rowman and Littlefield . Kellner D. ( 2002a ), “ Technological Revolution, Multiple Literacies, and the Restructuring of Education ,” in Snyder I. (ed.), Silicon Literacies , New York...
Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 28–36.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and racism in the United States. The Floyd police murder was videotaped, and its repeated broadcast on television and internet dissemination generated a viral media spectacle globally, as a policeman was shown nonchalantly holding Floyd down with a knee on his neck as Floyd repeatedly said “I can't breathe...
Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2011
... news and polemic as we received it, discussing and even creating web-based artworks, which viewers halfway around the world could watch or interact with. This phenomenon has grown and upped the ante for producers of high-gloss top-down media spectacle – there's no going back to the old couch potato...
Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 267–276.
Published: 01 November 2017
... hand, the numerous forms of academic writing on cultural politics in the present period—from work on continental philosophy, political theory, migration studies, feminist and queer theory, technoculture, history, ecocriticism, security studies, media theory, anthropology, aesthetics, artistic practice...
Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2018
... . 2007 . “ Bushspeak and the Politics of Lying: Presidential Rhetoric in the ‘War on Terror .’” Presidential Studies Quarterly 37 ( 4 ): 622 – 45 . Kellner Douglas . 2016 . American Nightmare: Donald Trump, Media Spectacle, and Authoritarian Populism . Rotterdam, The Netherlands...
Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 July 2005
... here a few weeks before, arming itself for operations in the Gulf. On breakfast television the next day I caught some of the live footage of troops entering Saddam Hussein's palace. The media spectacle located the war very far from here – this war about the illicit possession of nuclear arms...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 331–356.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., such as 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 (2020) 16 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 March 2020
...: Donald Trump, Media Spectacle, and Authoritarian Populism . Rotterdam : Sense . Kofman Ava . 2018 . “ Bruno Latour, the Post-truth Philosopher, Mounts a Defense of Science .” New York Times Magazine , October 25 . www.nytimes.com/2018/10/25/magazine/bruno-latour-post-truth-philosopher...
Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 March 2008
... in the public consciousness, further undermining the official government dictum to “move on.” But beyond this evident political and media spectacle, another effect also emerges. What I think the respective wiki projects also suggest is a new emphasis on the acquisition, control, and dissemination of content...
Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
... 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 can control...
Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
... by Gill Stephen , 51 – 76 . Tokyo : United Nations University Press . Giroux Henry A 2006 . Beyond the Spectacle of Terrorism: Global Uncertainty and the Challenge of the New Media . New York : Paradigm . Gogoi, Pallavi. 2007a. “Wal-Mart: A Snap Inspection.” BusinessWeek...
Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 98–109.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... These events, government shutdowns, and polarization of political parties were all presented on the round-the-clock news media cycle as infotainment and spectacle. In the early 1990s, I entered graduate school to pursue a master’s degree in fine arts. As an incoming student, my subject matter reflected...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 287–296.
Published: 01 November 2022
..., and it is believed this only happens when a war is about to break out. 3 Rarely seen but often heard, the furious host is, first, a pure world of hearing or a sonic spectacle, which, second, announces war. 4 But a media-technological and physiological war, such as the one unleashed by Wagner, does...
Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2014
...” (bureaucracy) is used to inhibit welfare claimants, biopower, rise and consolidation of unaccountable corporate power, and globalization (notably the extension of free trade that has large trade deficits as a consequence). The analysis itself looks at transformations in the family, in work, and in the media...
Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
... capitalism is to explain why in an age celebrated for its communications there is no response. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 Although mainstream US media outlets provided the Bush administration with supportive, non-critical and even encouraging platforms for making his case for invading Iraq...
Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 407–409.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., but one that emphatically rejects the Anglo-American field’s tendency to privilege narrative and spectacle at the expense of the operational. The book makes a valuable contribution to an emergent logistical or infrastructural media studies, where scholars of quite different methodological investments...
Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 339–344.
Published: 01 November 2011
... undifferentiated and impossible to sort out, that they've ended up preventing any form of exchange. Yet the proposed solutions to this problem merely generate even more images and messages. We are, then, in the presence of a catastrophic process … Still, there's something entertaining in the spectacle...