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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25-53.
Published: 01 June 2009
... station’s ubiquitous slogan, “No vea televisión, hagala” — Don’t watch television, make it — emphasizes that Catia TVe’s principal interest lies in transforming the means of television production, rather than altering the consumption of televised...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 17-42.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Anna McCarthy © 2007 Duke University Press 2007 Reality Television: a Neoliberal Theater of Suffering Last year, The Smoking Gun, a Web site owned by the Court TV network, Anna McCarthy procured and published an internal memorandum from the producers of the...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 71-87.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Amy Villarejo What can critical theory, from Theodor Adorno to contemporary writers on the relationship between capitalism and digital media, tell us about the specific form or medium that is television? This article undertakes a two-step answer to this question, first by locating television as a...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21-46.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Joshua Neves This essay supplements a growing body of work on domestic television in China by exploring some histories of the screen outside the home. Rooted in Olympic-era Beijing, this discussion converges around three intermedial contexts: (1) contemporary art and exhibition; (2) nondomestic and...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 49-76.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jesse Weaver Shipley Television melodramas around the world provide extended stories in which characters publicly draw out their inner emotional selves for all to experience in lurid, detailed portrayals of desire and struggle; characters’ moral choices show—and in the process produce—the landscape...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 39-67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... contemporary cultural materials (classics like the movies of John Waters and the early performances of Bette Midler, as well as such recent works as Zadie Smith’s novel White Teeth , the television show Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! , and music videos by Fergie, Nicki Minaj, and Psy) and show how this...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 147-158.
Published: 01 September 2013
... with unpredictable results. This essay argues that pop evanescence emerged as often as punk dissonance. The bands also intervened and vamped it up in the performance spaces of the music industry, including the television shows Top of the Pops and American Bandstand , playing off the alienating...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 123-141.
Published: 01 June 2018
... science fiction television series Orphan Black to interrogate how late colonialism saturates cultural productions and to demonstrate how dispossession functions through durative and recursive structures. Providing the extractive and appropriative logics underlying racial capitalism, dispossession is both...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 1-24.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Shane Vogel This essay describes a confrontation between an emergent Cold War liberalism and a polyphonic black transnationalism that occurred in the hum and glow of 1950s television culture. On 8 May 1957, over five million US households tuned in toThe United States Steel Hour’s primetime...
Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 4 Julian Assange and Tariq Ali interview Noam Chomsky. Screenshot from The World Tomorrow , Julian Assange’s TV show, broadcast from within the Kent Prison House on 25 June 2012. Screenshot from the RT YouTube Channel Figure 4. Julian Assange and Tariq Ali interview Noam Chomsky More
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): np.
Published: 01 December 2007
... © 2007 Duke University Press 2007 Contents In the Afterlife of the Duke Case  Robyn Wiegman, Wahneema Lubiano, and Michael Hardt 1 Reality Television: a Neoliberal Theater of Suffering  Anna McCarthy...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): np.
Published: 01 June 2009
... 2009 Social Te x t   99 Neocitizenship and Critique  •  Eva Cherniavsky 1 TV Urgente: Urban Exclusion, Civil Society, and the Politics of Television in Venezuela  •  John Patrick Leary 25 The Labor Factor in the Creative Economy: A Marxist Reading Laikwan Pang 55...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): np.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Postdoctoral Fellow of New Media at the Uni- versity of Chicago. He received his PhD in English from Duke University with a certificate in information science and information studies. His work examines how contemporary American literature, film, television, and new media depict and channel...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 1-23.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., fi lm/television/new media studies, science studies, philosophy of science, ethnic studies, women’s studies, LGTBQ studies, and the cultural studies of war and ter- rorism. Each was invited to think about technoscientifi c...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 35-46.
Published: 01 December 2004
... commu- nications media, especially television, as producers and articulators of belief. Television functions as a soundbox (caja de resonancia) of the urban miracle: “I saw it fi rst on TV, that the Virgin appeared here,” said one woman to a reporter: “I wanted to come to see her, and for me, yes...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): np.
Published: 01 June 2005
... New York. She is the author of “Wanted Dead or Digitized: Facial Recognition Technology and Privacy,” in Television and New Media (Sage); “Authorship and Identity in the Genome Age,” in Information, Theory, and Society (James Nicholas); and “Technologies of Identity and the Identity of...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (4 (89)): 87-113.
Published: 01 December 2006
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): np.
Published: 01 September 2001
... studies at New York University. He is the author of Politics after Television: Hindu Nationalism and the Reshaping of the Public in India (Cambridge, 2001). In 1998–99 he was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. C. Nadia Seremetakis...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (3 (104)): np.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Solar TV.” She is studying contemporary indigenous thought and working on a critique of cosmopolitanism. David Sartorius is assistant professor of history at the University of Mary- land. His research addresses the relationships between race, empire, and nationalism in the Caribbean and...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): np.
Published: 01 June 2002
... learning in African American, Native American, Pacific Islander, and Latino com- munities is available for free on-line at www.rpi.edu/~eglash/eglash.htm. Anna Everett is an associate professor of film, TV history and theory, and new media studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She...