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The New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom

Joel Simon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160643
eISBN:
9780231538336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160643.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Journalists are being imprisoned and killed in record numbers. Online surveillance is annihilating privacy, and the Internet can be brought under government control at any time. This book warns that ... More


Un-American Gothic: The Alien Invasion Narrative and Global Modernity

Paul A. Cantor

in The Invisible Hand in Popular Culture: Liberty vs. Authority in American Film and TV

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140827
eISBN:
9780813141299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140827.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter Ten examines the development of a mode of un-American Gothic in alien invasion narratives on television, including The X-Files, Invasion, The Event, V, Fringe, and Falling Skies. These shows ... More


The Secret of Life: Bioethics between Corporeal and Corporate Obligations

Joanna Zylinska

in Bioethics in the Age of New Media

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262240567
eISBN:
9780262255141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262240567.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this chapter, the author talks about “traditional bioethics,” which includes predefined normativity, human subjectivity, and universal applicability. The author talks about the “secret of life” ... More


Digital Cosmopolitanisms: The Gendered Visual Culture of Human Rights Activism

Sujata Moorti

in Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737309
eISBN:
9780814744680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737309.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores how visual documentation of civil crises in the Global South reinscribe a digital colonialism, focusing on the representations of gender and sexuality in videos about the Oaxaca ... More


Object Orientation

Cecile Crutzen and Erna Kotkampr

in Software Studies: A Lexicon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0028
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter starts with a short, general description of data processing, communication, and interaction concepts; it also describes the relationship and importance of these concepts in the field of ... More


Motion Capture: Performing Alterity

Susan Kozel

in Closer: Performance, Technologies, Phenomenology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113106
eISBN:
9780262277563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113106.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the experiences of performing with motion capture and motion-tracking technologies, and examines how the body in performance acts as a catalyst for understanding human–digital ... More


Talking to Strangers

Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva

in Reality Radio, Second Edition: Telling True Stories in Sound

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469633138
eISBN:
9781469633152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633138.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva, better known as the Kitchen Sisters, tend to find their subjects in the everyday. They sit for hours, “practically in the interviewee’s lap,” listening intently for ... More


The Voice and the Place

Sandy Tolan

in Reality Radio, Second Edition: Telling True Stories in Sound

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469633138
eISBN:
9781469633152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633138.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Sandy Tolan has traveled the globe recording voices that Americans rarely hear, from the Mexican border to the Amazon to the Israeli coastal plain. He’s determined to tell compelling human stories, ... More


Ethnicity, Race, and Monstrosity: The Rhetorics of Horror and Humor

Noël Carroll

in Engaging the Moving Image

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091953
eISBN:
9780300133073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091953.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter delves into the many conceptions of beauty. Some associate beauty with proportion and harmony; some with pleasure taken in the appearance of things; and some, more narrowly, with ... More


Missing Links: Bringing Up Baby

Maria DiBattista

in Fast-Talking Dames

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088151
eISBN:
9780300133882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088151.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter takes a closer look at 1938's Bringing Up Baby in order to study the role of the female as pathfinder within adventurous screen comedies—the evolutionary trailblazer who is always seeing ... More


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