Tag Archives: media

Popular Culture, Media & Society (my undergraduate module)

This summer I’ve spent quite a bit of time reflecting on my undergraduate module ‘Popular Culture, Media & Society’. It’s a year-long second year module that I co-ordinate, I also do most of the teaching on it (I’m doing 15 … Continue reading

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A review of Youth and Media

Ruth Penfold-Mounce has reviewed Andy Ruddock’s new book Youth and Media for Information, Communication & Society.

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Media and communication studies in the 21st century

The journal Media, Culture & Society has a special issue entitled ‘Back to the future: media and communication studies in the 21st Century‘.

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New Schizomedia blog

David Hill, who is a colleague of mine at York, has just recently set up a blog called Schizomedia. David has previously worked on the ethics of new media forms. His work crosses between sociology and philosophy. He has been … Continue reading

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Interviews with media figures: a useful resource

I came across this useful resource/blog called figure/ground. It contains dozens of original interviews with leading figures in media studies (including this one with Jussi Parikka). The interviews focus on career choices and pathways as well as research and ideas … Continue reading

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Three interesting media blogs

Over the last couple of weeks I came across these three interesting blogs, each has a focus media: Sean Cubitt’s blog on the history and philosophy of media. Astrid Mager on new media And Goldsmiths Centre for the Study of … Continue reading

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Mobility and media book

There is nice post on the above book here.

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Play and work in social media

It is amazing how accurate Tiziana Terranova’s article ‘Free Labor’ remains even some 12 years after it was published. Part of the value of the piece was in Terranova’s prophetic observations that were based at the time on the early … Continue reading

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What is media archeology?

I just got a copy of Jussi Parikka’s new book What is Media Archeology? It looks really interesting. Here is a post outlining the content in his Machinology blog.

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TV game shows and social change: becoming media savvy

Over the last few months I’ve been watching some episodes of old TV game shows from the 1980s and early 1990s. I’ve watched a few different shows including Catchphrase, Take Your Pick and Family Fortunes. But I’ve mainly been focusing … Continue reading

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