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Radical Media

Author : John D. H. Downing
ISBN : 0803956991
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book is a comprehensive analysis of all radical media and social movements worldwide. It relates the development of radical media to social and cultural theory and provides an historical and international analysis as well as detailed case studies. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Radical Media

Author : John Downing
ISBN : UOM:39015026849854
Genre : Philosophy
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Category: Philosophy

Radical Media Ethics

Author : Stephen J. A. Ward
ISBN : 9781118477595
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"Provides guiding principles and values for practising responsible global media ethics"--
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Environment Social Justice And The Media In The Age Of The Anthropocene

Author : Elizabeth G. Dobbins
ISBN : 9781793607614
Genre : Nature
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Environment, Social Justice, and the Media in the Age of Anthropocene addresses three imminent challenges to human society in the age of the Anthropocene. The first challenge involves the survival of the species; the second the breakdown of social justice; and the third the inability of the media to provide global audiences with an adequate orientation about these issues. The notion of the Anthropocene as a geological age shaped by human intervention implies a new understanding of the human context that influences the physical and biological sciences. Human existence continues to be affected by the physical and biological reality from which it evolved but, in turn, it affects that reality as well. This work addresses this paradox by bringing together the contributions of researchers from very different disciplines in conversation about the complex relationships between the physical/biological world and the human world to offer different perspectives and solutions in establishing social and environmental justice in the age of the Anthropocene.
Category: Nature

Classics And Media Theory

Author : Pantelis Michelakis
ISBN : 9780198846024
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Introducing a largely neglected area of existing interactions between Greco-Roman antiquity and media theory, this volume addresses the question of why interactions in this area matter and how they might be developed further. It aims not only to promote awareness of the presence of theclassics in media theory but also to encourage more media attentiveness among scholars of Greece and Rome. By bringing together an international team of scholars with interdisciplinary expertise in areas ranging from classical literature and classical reception studies to art history, media theoryand media history, film studies, philosophy, and cultural studies, the volume as a whole engages with numerous aspects of "classical" Greece and Rome revolving around issues of philosophy, cultural history, literature, aesthetics, and epistemology.Each chapter provides its own definition of what constitutes mediality and how it operates, constructs different genealogies of the concept of the medium, and engages with emergent fields within media studies that range from cultural techniques to media archaeology, diagrammatology, andintermediality. By seeking to foreground the persistency of Greco-Roman paradigms across the different strands of media theory the volume persuasively calls for a closer consideration of the conceptual underpinnings of the cultural practices around the transformation of ancient Greece and Rome into"classics."
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Misogyny And Media In The Age Of Trump

Author : Maria B. Marron
ISBN : 9781793606198
Genre : Social Science
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Misogyny and Media in the Age of Trump argues that misogyny has increased in the United States under President Trump and that although women’s experiences under misogyny are by no means universal, patriarchal social and institutional systems facilitate gender-based hostility. Systemic misogyny and power inequities are at the root of male-on-female bullying, the bullying and harassment of non-hegemonic males and other minorities as well as sexual harassment, rape, and even murder. Given the prevalence of misogyny, and its deep rootedness in religion, it is argued that the social contract needs to be rewritten in order to have a just, gender- and race-equitable society. Misogyny creates a clash of cultures between men and women, hegemonic and non-hegemonic males, feminists and INCELS, the powerful and the oppressed, natives and marginalized minorities, the conservative and the liberal/progressive. This book explores misogyny across media ranging from political and editorial cartoons to news, sport, film, television, social media (especially Twitter), and journalistic organizations that address gender inequities. The authors argue that the current era of conservative populism ushered in by President Donald Trump and the Republicans constitute the social-cultural and political environment that have given rise to the #MeToo Movement and Fourth Wave Feminism.
Category: Social Science

Guerrilla Networks

Author : Michael Goddard
ISBN : 9089648895
Genre : Alternative mass media
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The radical youth movements of the 1960s and '70s gave rise to both militant political groups ranging from urban guerrilla groups to autonomist counterculture, as well as radical media, including radio, music, film, video, and television. This book is concerned with both of those tendencies considered as bifurcations of radical media ecologies in the 1970s. While some of the forms of media creativity and invention mapped here, such as militant film and video, pirate radio and guerrilla television, fit within conventional definitions of media, others, such as urban guerrilla groups and autonomous movements, do not. Nevertheless what was at stake in all these ventures was the use of available means of expression in order to produce transformative effects, and they were all in different ways responding to ideas and practices of guerrilla struggle and specifically of guerrilla media. This book examines these radical media ecologies as guerrilla networks, emphasising the proximity and inseparability of radical media and political practices. 'Michael Goddard is the consummate intellectual crate digger. Here he unearths some secret seventies classics that will blow your mind, maybe blow up some buildings, and definitely blow the dust from any settled notion of media.' - Professor Matthew Fuller, Goldsmiths, University of London 'Michael Goddard's original excursions through guerrilla media ecologies in radio, film, music, video, and television animate unexpected encounters with the tactics of urban guerrilla cells in the 1970s. Drawing from Deleuze and Guattari, Goddard emphasises the minor knowledges and practices of guerrilla media experiments concerned with striking blows to dominant communication circuits. Guerrilla Networks is a perceptive and provocative book that plots its own tactical itinerary of movements through and between breathtakingly rich socio-technical contexts to find resonance in some contemporary iterations of activism, art, and hacking.' - Dr. Kimberly Mair, Associate Professor, University of Lethbridge, author of Guerrilla Aesthetics: Art, Memory, and the Urban Guerrilla (2016) 'Goddard's subject is the subversion or take-over of the media as a post-1968 project: a new underground of critique and provocation that, in this reading, tracked, infiltrated and interrogated the ways in which 1970s capitalism reasserted psychic control over its unwitting subjects. Guerrilla Networks, with a methodological scope and nuance vastly in advance of the field, recovers a vital period in terms of politics and aesthetics that was both brilliant and impossible.' - Dr. Benjamin Halligan, University of Wolverhampton and author of Desires for Reality: Radicalism and Revolution in Western European Film (2016) 'Michael Goddard provides an invaluable guide to a too often forgotten history of radical media practices, from Maodadaism to guerrilla television. Today in an age of the mediatization of all of life it is precisely these attempts to hijack media cultures into spaces of liberation that are more relevant to learn from than ever before.' - Dr. Stevphen Shukaitis, University of Essex and author of The Compositions of Movements to Come
Category: Alternative mass media

Radical Science

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ISBN : IND:30000099789582
Genre : Science
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Category: Science

Music And Cyberliberties

Author : Patrick Burkart
ISBN : 9780819570505
Genre : Music
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Musicians and music fans are at the forefront of cyberliberties activism, a movement that has tried to correct the imbalances that imperil the communal and ritualistic sharing and distribution of music. In Music and Cyberliberties, Patrick Burkart tracks the migration of music advocacy and anti-major label activism since the court defeat of Napster and the ascendancy of the so-called Celestial Jukebox model of music e-commerce, which sells licensed access to music. Music and Cyberliberties identifies the groups—alternative and radical media activists, culture jammers, hackers, netlabels, and critical legal scholars—who are pushing back against the “copyright grab” by major labels for the rights and privileges that were once enjoyed by artists and fans. Burkart reflects on the emergence of peer-to-peer networking as a cause célèbre that helped spark the movement, and also lays out the next stages of development for the Celestial Jukebox that would quash it. By placing the musical activist groups into the larger context of technology and new social movement theory, Music and Cyberliberties offers an exciting new way of understanding the technological and social changes we confront daily.
Category: Music

Alternative Media

Author : Chris Atton
ISBN : 9780761967705
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In this book, Chris Atton offers a fresh introduction to alternative media: one which is not limited to `radical' media, but can also account for newer cultural forms such as zines, fanzines, and personal websites. Alternative Media: Examines how and why people produce and use alternative media - to make meaning, to interpret, and to change the world in which they live Encompasses a wide range of alternative media and draws on examples from both the United States and United Kingdom Locates contemporary alternative media in their cultural, historical and political contexts
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Technol Gos In Being

Author : Wolfgang Ernst
ISBN : 1501362291
Genre : Social Science
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Wolfgang Ernst's new work, Technológos in Being, in its explicit media-scientific approach, aligns with the politics of the thinking media series to publish innovative works that advance media studies towards the 'new sciences.' Ernst's invites readers to re-adjust their ideas of Media Studies: the conviction that an extended understanding of "medium" needs to include a concept of materiality that focuses on "non- human" agencies as well. The book grounds media analysis radically in the technological apparatuses, relays, transistors, hard- and software, to precisely locate the scenes, operations and frictions where reasoning logos and 'informable' matter interfere.
Category: Social Science

Understanding Community Media

Author : Kevin Howley
ISBN : 9781483342856
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A text that reveals the value and significance of community media in an era of global communication With contributions from an international team of well-known experts, media activists, and promising young scholars, this comprehensive volume examines community-based media from theoretical, empirical, and practical perspectives. More than 30 original essays provide an incisive and timely analysis of the relationships between media and society, technology and culture, and communication and community. Key Features Provides vivid examples of community and alternative media initiatives from around the world Explores a wide range of media institutions, forms, and practices—community radio, participatory video, street newspapers, Independent Media Centers, and community informatics Offers cutting-edge analysis of community and alternative media with original essays from new, emerging, and established voices in the field Takes a multidimensional approach to community media studies by highlighting the social, economic, cultural, and political significance of alternative, independent, and community-oriented media organizations Enters the ongoing debates regarding the theory and practice of community media in a comprehensive and engaging fashion Intended Audience This core text is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses such as Community Media, Alternative Media, Media & Social Change, Communication & Culture, and Participatory Communication in the departments of communication, media studies, sociology, and cultural studies.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Encyclopedia Of Social Movement Media

Author : John D. H. Downing
ISBN : 9780761926887
Genre : Social Science
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Engaging all communication media this one-volume encyclopedia includes around 250 essays on the varied experiences of social movement media internationally in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Category: Social Science

Our Unfree Press

Author : Robert Waterman McChesney
ISBN : 1565848551
Genre : History
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For anyone concerned by corporate consolidation of the media, this must-read reveals the necessity of a radical revision in our perception of the business of media.
Category: History

Alternative Journalism Alternative Voices

Author : Tony Harcup
ISBN : 9780415521864
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Bringing together new and classic work by Tony Harcup, this book considers the development of alternative journalism from the 1970s up until today. Bringing theory and practice together, Harcup builds an understanding of alternative media through the use of detailed case studies and surveys. Including opinions of journalists who have worked in both mainstream and alternative media, he considers the motivations, practices and roles of alternative journalism as well as delving into ethical considerations. Moving from the history of alternative journalism, Harcup considers the recent spread of 'citizen journalism' and the use of social media, and asks what the role of alternative journalism is today.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Radical Reactions In Aqueous Media

Author : V. Tamara Perchyonok
ISBN : 9781849730006
Genre : Science
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Recent advances in free radical chemistry in water have expanded the versatility and flexibility of homolytic bond formations in aqueous media. This textbook highlights the substantial progress which has been made in the last decade to "tame" the reactive free radical species in aqueous phase reactions. Suitable for students of chemistry, industrial chemists and academic researchers, it combines extensive knowledge of free radical chemistry with the latest innovations and creative applications. The book describes radical reactions in organic and aqueous media and their applications in total synthesis, DNA structural probing, isotope labelling, living polymerization and various other applications. It shows that, armed with an elementary knowledge of kinetics and some common sense, it is possible to harness radicals into tremendously powerful tools for solving synthetic problems. Radical Reactions in Aqueous Media provides a step-wise introduction, taking students from the basic principles of radical reactions through to their applications in industry and their role in biological and environmental processes.
Category: Science

The Myth Of The Liberal Media

Author : Edward S. Herman
ISBN : UOM:39015042406440
Genre : Social Science
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Using a propaganda model, The Myth of the Liberal Media contends that the mainstream media are parts of a market system, are shaped primarily by proprietor/owner and advertiser interests, and protect and propagandize for the corporate system.
Category: Social Science