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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of the positioning of subjects toward, as well as by, the media and the epistemological question of what the object of media studies is. A further exemplary scene: James Reston wrote in The New York Times (July 7, 1957): A health director…reported this week that a small mouse, which presumably had been...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 2010
... reluctance to com mission, and caution on the part of corporate lawyers. 15. I presented a preliminary version of this study, “Obituary, Narrative, and Masculine Mythologies: the media and the death of George Best” at the Crossroads in Cultural Studies? Conference International Conference , Istanbul...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
... approaches the topics from the angle of media studies and argues for new ways to understand media culture as read through a materials focus: from waste to building materials and from temperature control to more conceptual developments concerning new materialism. The introduction discusses these ideas...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 156–176.
Published: 01 July 2017
... that defines a figure as distinct from a background. In the process, this produces whatever can be thought to be a “self,” with the background receding from awareness. In using phenomenology to examine the selfie, this essay makes a larger methodological claim for the study of digital media, one that refuses...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 194–205.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Tao Dongfeng This essay provides an introduction to the ways in which Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman has been applied to Chinese cultural studies, and especially to media studies. It argues that the emerging phenomenon of “amusing ourselves to death” in China is fundamentally different...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 375–384.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Duke University Press 2012 Friedrich Kittler media studies structuralism Germany Christoph Weinberger: Does your orientation toward music, mathematics, and the alphabet in ancient Greece present a continuation or a departure from your work of the 1980s? Is there a “turning” in Friedrich...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 380–390.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Rosi Braidotti This article situates the geological turn in media theory within the critical posthumanities, defining them in both quantitative and qualitative terms. They can be assessed quantitatively by reviewing the proliferation of interdisciplinary “studies” areas—such as media and gender...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Liam Cole Young The work of Harold Adams Innis offers important contributions to the recent “infrastructural” turn in media, communication, and cultural studies. While Innis’s late communication studies texts are widely read, few outside Canada engage with his earlier economic histories...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 293–309.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., and the demand for homogeneity across elements and media objects—organize temperature management. The thermocultures of media inflect its composition, movements, and temporalities and embed it within existing regimes of capitalism, gender, race, and sexuality. The study of thermocultures offers an alternative...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Sean Cubitt While production, text and audience have been extensively covered by media and cultural studies scholars, the study of distribution is in its infancy. This essay argues that the distributive moment of the media cycle – incorporating delivery to audiences, business-to-business...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 314–332.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Corey P. Cribb Abstract In screen studies and photography studies, the name of the acclaimed film theorist and critic André Bazin is frequently invoked by scholars seeking to defend the import of analogue media on ontological grounds by citing photography's privileged connection to the real...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2014
... on media and warfare. This critique is organized around a study of the recent films of Jean-Luc Godard, which focus on the recurrence of the images of the mainstream culture industry and their transformation in wartime Sarajevo. It argues that Godard’s work is concerned with a cinema of cliché, following...
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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...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Michael M.J Fischer Twelve cartoons, published in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in September 2005, nine cartoons published in the Tehran newspaper Iran in May 2006, and 282 cartoons curated in Tehran in September 2006 provide a useful case study in the experimentation with new and old media...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Press 2017 Sybille Krämer’s ostensible aim in her recently translated book, Medium, Messenger, Transmission: An Approach to Media Philosophy , is to rehabilitate the out-of-fashion concept of “transmission” in media studies. By doing so, this book attempts to develop an avowedly metaphysical...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
... that are insidiously imposed from without, internationally. Although largely unintentional, Slavick's essay and selection of art combined present the scholar and critic of theory and ideology with a fascinating study of the ongoing tension between the current predilection for commentary and analysis of conflict...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 July 2005
... prize. While at the same time media-generated conventional wisdom has tended to portray prize juries as acting either corruptly or irrationally. This article challenges such views, and argues that the prize jury needs to be understood as a form of political institution, in which decision rules, power...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Bob Hanke This essay develops a technocultural studies approach to political elections and polling. First, I shift our attention from polling as a cultural form to developments in polling technology that are transfiguring this form. I then examine the production and circulation of political opinion...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 407–409.
Published: 01 November 2018
... or infrastructural media studies, where scholars of quite different methodological investments agree on the urgent need to interrogate the procedural form of media. For Young, it is only by examining the longer history of the list that we can begin to apprehend the material circumstances of the digital...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 March 2014
...” and an “antifeminist” theme, image, or action. How might feminist media studies scholars approach a program like How to Look Good Naked , which does not label itself as feminist but replicates the promotion of feminist values such as bodily autonomy and self-determined sexual subjectivity? In observing...