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MEDIA CONDITIONS

Kevin Korsyn

in Decentering Music: A Critique of Contemporary Musical Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195104547
eISBN:
9780199868988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104547.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on how our formation as subjects in a media culture affects what can be said about music. It addresses questions about technology: how do various communications media — ... More


East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Beng Huat Chua and Koichi Iwabuchi (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this book, an international group of contributors provide a multi-layered analysis of the emerging East Asian media culture, using the Korean TV drama as its analytic vehicle. This collection of ... More


When the Korean Wave Meets Resident Koreans in Japan:: Intersections of the Transnational, the Postcolonial and the Multicultural

Koichi Iwabuchi

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the complexity of the impact of the Korean Wave in Japanese society and addresses the possibility of transnational dialogues through popular cultural connections. It first ... More


Popular Perceptions of Homosexuality in Postsocialist China

Tiantian Zheng

in Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 captures current social attitudes toward homosexuality in postsocialist China. This chapter argues that social attitudes toward homosexuality are not as open and tolerant as previous ... More


Luther Blissett, the Mythmaker

Marco Deseriis

in Improper Names: Collective Pseudonyms from the Luddites to Anonymous

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694860
eISBN:
9781452952413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694860.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter shows how the founders of Luther Blissett were aware of the Canstin experience and thus adopted a series of measures to prevent individuals from over-identifying with the alias, which ... More


Defining the Discographic Self: Desert Island Discs in Context

Julie Brown, Nicholas Cook, and Stephen Cottrell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266175
eISBN:
9780191865220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266175.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The radio programme Desert Island Discs has run almost continuously since 1942, and represents a unique record of the changing place of music in British society. In 2011, recognising its iconic ... More


From the Mole to the Dinosaur: Global Nostalgia and the Ambivalences of Late- and Postcommunist Children’s Media Culture

in Identity Games: Globalization and the Transformation of Media Cultures in the New Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262090452
eISBN:
9780262255127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262090452.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter begins with an exploration of the human fascination with dinosaurs and their imaginary influences and references on children and communism. It examines the nostalgic turn that has ... More


Media literacy

Brian O'Neill and Ingunn Hagen

in Kids online: Opportunities and risks for children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424396
eISBN:
9781447302643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424396.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Across Europe and beyond, the promotion of media literacy for both children and adults has acquired an important public urgency. Citizens need to be media literate; it is claimed, to enable them to ... More


The Media Commons: Globalization and Environmental Discourses

Patrick D. Murphy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041037
eISBN:
9780252099588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041037.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Today's global media sustains a potent new environmental consciousness. Paradoxically, it also serves as a far-reaching platform that promotes the unsustainable consumption ravaging our planet. ... More


Women, Gossip, and Celebrity Online: Celebrity Gossip Blogs as Feminized Popular Culture

Erin A. Meyers

in Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039577
eISBN:
9780252097669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039577.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter offers a brief analysis of the initial ascendency of celebrity gossip blogs into popular culture during the early twenty-first century. It establishes the notion of gossip as “women's ... More


Conclusion: Future Exchanges and Iterations

Derek Johnson

in Media Franchising: Creative License and Collaboration in the Culture Industries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743478
eISBN:
9780814743492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743478.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book offers a theoretical and historical intervention that redefines franchising as a model for conceptualizing collaborative production in media culture, problematizing the tendency to consider ... More


Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the Media

Isabel Molina-Guzman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757352
eISBN:
9780814759547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757352.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

With images of Jennifer Lopez's butt and America Ferrera's smile saturating national and global culture, Latina bodies have become a ubiquitous presence. This book traces the visibility of the Latina ... More


The Constraints and Effects of Political Culture

David A Green

in When Children Kill Children: Penal Populism and Political Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230969
eISBN:
9780191696497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230969.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter defines some of the concepts used to explain the differences in responses to both the Bulger and Redergård cases, and to crime and the concern about it more generally in England and ... More


Introduction: <i>Desert Island Discs</i> in context

Julie Brown, Nicholas Cook, and Stephen Cottrell

Julie Brown, Nicholas Cook, and Stephen Cottrell (eds)

in Defining the Discographic Self: Desert Island Discs in Context

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266175
eISBN:
9780191865220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266175.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter provides an overview of the long-standing and highly popular British radio programme Desert Island Discs (DID). It sets out the historical contexts in which the programme was established ... More


“Where was King Kong when we needed Him?”: Public Discourse, Digital Disaster Jokes, and the Functions of Laughter after 9/111

Giselinde Kuipers

in A Decade of Dark Humor: How Comedy, Irony, and Satire Shaped Post-9/11 America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030062
eISBN:
9781617030079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030062.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines how people (as individuals and groups) came to terms with the 9/11 attacks and ensuing hawkish rhetoric by looking at alternative narrative forms, particularly Internet jokes ... More


Culture, Politics, and the Media in Norway and England

David A Green

in When Children Kill Children: Penal Populism and Political Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230969
eISBN:
9780191696497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230969.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter compares Norway and England historically, economically, culturally, and politically. It begins with a brief overview of the post-war historical and cultural contexts, including the ... More


Media Capital: Architecture and Communications in New York City

Aurora Wallace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037344
eISBN:
9780252094521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037344.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In a declaration of the ascendance of the American media industry, nineteenth-century press barons in New York City helped to invent the skyscraper, a quintessentially American icon of progress and ... More


Resolutions 3: Global Networks of Video

Ming-Yuen S. Ma and Erika Suderburg (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670826
eISBN:
9781452947181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670826.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book explores the wide-ranging implications of video art and video-based production in contemporary media culture. The book examines the explosive viral reach of moving image-based content and ... More


Conclusion: Girlhood Rethought

Sarah Projansky

in Spectacular Girls: Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770214
eISBN:
9780814764794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770214.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter elaborates on the book's responses to ubiquitous white girlhood: first, it draws on empirical methods to document the dominance of white heteronormative girls in media and ... More


Introduction

Michael G. Lacy and Kent A. Ono

in Critical Rhetorics of Race

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762226
eISBN:
9780814765296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762226.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the paradoxical representations of race in contemporary U.S. media culture. Racism ranges from everyday racism experienced by individuals in private ... More


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