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Conclusion

Chris Atton

in An Alternative Internet: Radical Media, Politics and Creativity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617692
eISBN:
9780748670819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617692.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

While communication between fans may have been ameliorated through the Internet, it is mistaken to think that the formation of an international taste community was impossible or unsustainable before ... More


The Internet, Power and Transgression

Chris Atton

in An Alternative Internet: Radical Media, Politics and Creativity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617692
eISBN:
9780748670819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617692.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

At the heart of the cultural studies approach to media research is the notion of culture as a key to understanding specific features of a particular historical situation. This chapter explores ... More


Localism and the Media

David J. Hess

in Localist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development in the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012645
eISBN:
9780262255486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012645.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the relevance of localism to the mass media sector in the U.S. It explores the history of media-reform movements and the emergence of alternative and community media as one ... More


Far-right Media on the Internet: Culture, Discourse and Power

Chris Atton

in An Alternative Internet: Radical Media, Politics and Creativity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617692
eISBN:
9780748670819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617692.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how technological and cultural resources are being deployed by far-right media in the United Kingdom, paying attention to how these ‘repressive’ media are being reconstructed by ... More


Horn of Africa and Kenya Diaspora Websites as Alternative Media Sources

Ann Biersteker

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Internet websites of Horn of Africa and Kenyan diaspora groups (broadly defined to include exile, transnational, emigrant, expatriate and refugee communities) provide alternative media sources to ... More


Performative Politics: TeleGhetto’s “Princes” in the Port

Jana Evans Braziel

in Riding with Death: Vodou Art and Urban Ecology in the Streets of Port-au-Prince

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812742
eISBN:
9781496812780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812742.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores the performative politics of the TeleGhetto project as performed by three “princes” in the “port”—Alex Louis, Steevens Simeon, and Romel Jean Pierre. The TeleGhetto project ... More


Sakia Gunn Is a Girl: Queer African American Girlhood in Local and Alternative Media

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/9780814770214.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the local and alternative coverage of Sakia Gunn, an African American lesbian who was murdered in Newark, New Jersey, in a 2003 bias crime. Although Gunn is not a high-profile ... More


Widening the Screen: Independent and Alternative Film and Video, 1983 to 1988

Leslie L. Marsh

in Brazilian Women's Filmmaking: From Dictatorship to Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037252
eISBN:
9780252094378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037252.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a historiography of a select group of Brazilian women's independent, alternative film and video production during the 1980s, which contributed to new definitions of citizenship ... More


Media Wars: Documentary Dispersion

Jeffrey Geiger

in American Documentary Film: Projecting the Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621477
eISBN:
9780748670796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621477.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 8 meditates on what it calls documentary ‘dispersion’, considering whether new markets, technologies, and social challenges can be met through documentary's distinctive modes of address and ... More


Conceiving Latin American Feminist Counterpublics

Elisabeth Jay Friedman

in Interpreting the Internet: Feminist and Queer Counterpublics in Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520284494
eISBN:
9780520960107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284494.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter traces the historical outlines of Latin American feminist counterpublics to show the kind of organizing, including alternative media use, that provided the foundation upon which more ... More


For Book-readers Only

John Miles Foley

in Oral Tradition and the Internet: Pathways of the Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037184
eISBN:
9780252094309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037184.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter serves to alleviate “culture shock” and ease the reader into the unique structure this volume takes on. It demonstrates how this book operates as part of the Pathways Project, and ... More


Interpreting the Internet: Feminist and Queer Counterpublics in Latin America

Elisabeth Jay Friedman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520284494
eISBN:
9780520960107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284494.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book provides the first in-depth exploration of how Latin American feminist and queer activists have interpreted the internet, from its inception in the region through the explosion of social ... More


Enclaves and Counter-Publics: Oscillating Networked Publics

Sarah Florini

in Beyond Hashtags: Racial Politics and Black Digital Networks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892464
eISBN:
9781479807185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892464.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 2 examines how different affordances of the network allow, and sometimes force, users to shift between creating digitally enabled enclaves and directly debating dominant discourses forwarded ... More


Printing Abolition: The Transformative Power of Women’s Prison Newsletters

Emily L. Thuma

in All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042331
eISBN:
9780252051173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042331.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 3 analyzes women’s prison newsletters as a feminist counterpublic that enabled incarcerated women to communicate with one another and with anticarceral feminist activists in the “free world.” ... More


Post-Revolutionary Dynamics: Changes and Challenges

Mohamed Zayani

in Networked Publics and Digital Contention: The Politics of Everyday Life in Tunisia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190239763
eISBN:
9780190239800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239763.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

The book’s concluding chapter discusses post-revolutionary developments in Tunisia’s digital spaces of contention as the country attempted to build a democratic system. It explores the mutations and ... More


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