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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 399–402.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Sigurjón Baldur Hafsteinsson Al-Jazeera: How Arab TV News Challenged the World , Miles Hugh , London : Abacus , 2005 , 438 pages, $24.00/£10.99, PB ISBN 0–349–11807–8 © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 This book is an intellectual journey through the cultural and political...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 111–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of “celebrity.” It is concerned with how television, print, and advertising contribute to the construction of media stars whose function is to transfer knowledge of particular lifestyles to the lived experience of ordinary people. It looks at systems that direct the flow of such information and why...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
...William Merrin This critical reflection on the work of the Raindance Corporation and Michael Shamberg and their manifesto, Guerrilla Television (1971), considers their video activism as a precursor to both YouTube and contemporary “participatory culture” and offers an important critique...
Published: 01 November 2022
Figures 14–16 Television Confessions , presented initially at the LASALLE College of the Arts (Singapore) in 2018, is an ongoing project that engages with the spectacle of public confessions made by political detainees in Singapore from the 1960s to the 1980s through reenactment videos using More
Published: 01 November 2021
Figure 3 Osama bin Laden Watching Himself on TV . Panel 8 of Eternal War Series #6 On Message (2016). Oil on eleven gesso panels, 12 × 12 in. each. Photograph by Jeanette May. Courtesy of the artist. More
Published: 01 March 2013
worsening ubiquitous corruption and inequality. Patriotic TV programs depicting the founding of the “New China” have not lost their attraction. (Photos top to bottom: Yunnan Province and Hunan Province) More
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
... first on the HBO television series Westworld , which epitomizes that logic. The museum, which opened its doors against the backdrop of the presidential campaign, lodges a scathing critique of the very notion of the postracial; in fact, it signals the return of race as an urgent topic of national...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Sean Cubitt Ecocritical work on media has developed from a genre criticism of nature-themed films to address cinema, TV, and media arts more broadly as articulations of the human-natural relation and its mediation through technologies. Embracing the environmental impacts of product life cycles...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Douglas Kellner In this essay, I document shifts in the political mediascape of the United States during the past fifteen years, focusing on the rise of partisan television networks and radio shows of the Left and the Right and the rise of alternative media and social networking that provided...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 171–180.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of politics and destroying the foundations of citizenship, as understood since the Greeks. As a result, television and the wider “televisual” program industries have become the central political issue within our societies. The time has come for democrats to show the reality of their attachment to democracy...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Leonie Ansems De Vries Thinking back on the globally televised images of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, in which two airplanes flew into the World Trade Center, one aircraft hit the Pentagon in Washington, and another one crashed in a field in Pennsylvania, the questions “whose...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 194–205.
Published: 01 July 2014
... is associated with entertainment — including literature and arts, television shows and news programs, politics and the economy, research and scholarship — a deep sense of anxiety cannot but set in. China appears to be facing an impending “death by amusement,” subverting at once the solemnity of history...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Bindu . 2010 . “ India’s Fabled City: Narratives of an Exhibition .” In India’s Fabled City: The Art of Courtly Lucknow , edited by Markel Stephen Gude Tushara Bindu , 24 – 55 . Munich : DelMonico/Prestel . Jensen Robert Oster Emily . 2007 . “ The Power of TV: Cable...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 November 2011
... it could technologically deliver ( McCarthy 2007 ), Second Life remains a significant virtual space. It is still a platform in which users’ avatars can build their own spaces, interact with others, hold conferences, visit museums and art galleries, consume fashion, film, television, music, and sport...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 202–226.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of mobile Internet in context of a longue durée of post–Cold War media change, in which commercial television precipitated both new kinds of lower-class address and the subsumption of that address. Therefore, the case at hand sheds light on important features of the neoliberal communicative environment...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
... media technology has existed, so too have acts of violence that are certainly not shy of discovery but are, in fact, perpetrated only to garner fame and notoriety as video or TV event. A further exemplary scene: James Reston wrote in The New York Times (July 7, 1957): A health director...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Philip Drake; Andy Miah © BERG 2010 PRINTED IN THE UK 2010 Celebrities are a ubiquitous aspect of contemporary Western culture. Although the phenomenon of celebrity itself predates the twentieth century, the rise of the modern mass media – popular newspapers, cinema, radio, and television...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., the size of picture. Photography prompts refection on positionality – the relation of photographer to scene and hence audience to scene, observer to observed. Radio, film, and television prompt metaphors of temporality – sequence, syntagm, flow. Computerization and Internet sites introduce hypertext...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 2014 postfeminism Baudrillard makeover reality television simulation The cultural rhetoric of postfeminism has become a pervasive feature of gender identities and relations in the contemporary West. It has been critiqued by Angela McRobbie as a “kind of anti-feminism, which is reliant...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
... – BellGlobe Media (which owns CTV and The Globe and Mail ) and the CanWest Global Communications Corporation (which owns Global Television and The National Post ) – became a regular part of their television newscasts, newspaper reports, and websites. The Globe and Mail , Canada's oldest, editorially...