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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 399–402.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Television . Washington, DC : Washington Institute for Near East Policy . Said E. 1978 . Orientalism . New York : Pantheon Books . This is a much-needed book in a growing literature on media in the Arab world. The books by Mohammed El-Nawawy and Adel Iskandar, Al-Jazeera: The Story...
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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...
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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. 17. Mécréance et discrédit 2. Les sociétés incontrôlables d'individus désaffectés...
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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...
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) Figures 3 and 4 . Portraits of late Communist Party leaders are still common decorations in the homes More
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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
... shoppers at intervals, in the form of SMS, to spectacular events that transform them as Baduda. Unlike Slank, who began to independently produce their albums as early as 1994 but then distributed and promoted themselves through traditional channels—music publishers and distributors, radio, television...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
... at the same time (showing, rather than seeing). Third, since 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...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Philip Drake; Andy Miah Perhaps of equal concern is the misleading yet widespread discourse of fame as inherently democratic, perpetuated by the media, especially in recent reality television shows that have made “ordinary people” into celebrities. This plays upon the “ordinary/extraordinary...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Michael Jackson in bed with a goat, and the speech bubble is “Oh no, he's got a kid in his bed” and on page 13 news that “Jacko to fight back with his own TV show.” The Times (June 16, 2005: 47) ran a story headed “Jackson's Lawyer may sue district attorney.” The Daily Mail (June 16, 2005) featured...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Toffoletti 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...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
... in Question , pp. 149 – 57 . London : Sage . Bourdieu P. 1998 . On Television . New York : The New Press . Brookes R. Lewis J. Wahl-Jorgensen K. 2004 . “ The Media Representation of Public Opinion: British Television News Coverage of the 2001 General Election. ” Media...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2005
... (as when TV executives rely on “gut reaction” identifications with their audience in program purchasing). Today the famed instincts of industry heroes like Irving Thalberg (Fitzgerald's “Great Gatsby”) are more likely to be supplied from the business-to-business sector through agencies like webstrendslive...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 93–110.
Published: 01 March 2010
... . Ekstrom M. 2001 . “ Politicians Interviewed on Television News .” Discourse & Society 12 : 563 – 84 . Fairclough N. 2000 . New Labour, New Language? London : Routledge . Fairclough N. 2001 . Language and Power , 2nd edition . London : Longman . Foucault M...