Lana Swartz’s book New Money frames money as a media technology, one in major transition.
In retrospect: Media, Arts & Design | AI Conference
What examples are to be found in the past? And what will the future look like?
Media in Transition 10: A Reprise – Democracy and Digital Media
Concepts of participation, trust, and democracy are increasingly fraught, essential, and powerfully repositioned. How will our news media look and sound in the next decade? What can we learn from news media of the past? What can international perspectives reveal about the variability and fluidity of media landscapes?
The Print that Binds: Local Journalism, Civic Life and the Public Sphere
Local journalism is critical as a tool for informing citizens so they can be civically engaged and hold the powerful accountable, as well as keeping communities together.
When to Start Freaking Out: Audience Engagement on Social Media During Disease Outbreaks
Sensationalism, gatekeeping, and media figurations mean audience engagement is not merely a journalistic, revenue‐oriented concern — it is a public health concern too.
Imperial Arrangements: South African Apartheid and the Force of Photography
Kimberly Juanita Brown will focus on US news media coverage of apartheid in the last year of its existence, and the images that anchored viewers’ interpretation of the event.
Podcast: Anne-Katrin Weber, “Between Participation and Control: A Long History of CCTV”
Anne-Katrin Weber explores the politics of CCTV, highlighting the adaptability of closed-circuit technologies, which accommodate to, and underpin variable contexts of media participation as well as of surveillance and control.