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‘Beautiful patterns of bits’: cybernetics, interfaces, new media

Caroline Bassett

in The Arc and the Machine: Narrative and New Media

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073427
eISBN:
9781781700907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073427.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores how the connections between technology and culture have been drawn — and may be drawn — in relation to new media technologies. One key issue here is how and why newly introduced ... More


What Is in My Heart Is on My Twitter

Tarek El-Ariss

in Leaks, Hacks, and Scandals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181936
eISBN:
9780691184913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181936.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the confrontational practices of Egyptian activist Wael Abbas. Investigating the interplay of leaks and scene-making in Wael's posts and language, which are often decried or ... More


Afterword: Class Work/Homework

Karen W. Tice

in Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants and Campus Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842780
eISBN:
9780199933440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842780.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the diverse effects of campus beauty pageants for affirming and disrupting restrictive gender/race/class dynamics on campus. It discusses the effects of neo-liberalism, ... More


New Media and Traveling Spirits: Pentecostals in the Vietnamese Diaspora and the Disaster of the Titanic

Gertrud Hüwelmeier

in Trance Mediums and New Media: Spirit Possession in the Age of Technical Reproduction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823253807
eISBN:
9780823260966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253807.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the role of media and new media technologies and the ways in which prayers and spirits travel and circulate among local and global audiences. Based on ethnographic fieldwork ... More


Occupying Industries: The Collaborative Labor of Enfranchised Consumers

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/9780814743478.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter talks about media franchising in relation to social networks and other digital environments that have reorganized the contemporary production of culture. Franchising comes into question ... More


Beyond the Phantom Public

Anthony M. Nadler

in Making the News Popular: Mobilizing U.S. News Audiences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040146
eISBN:
9780252098345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040146.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter discusses the intellectual resources of critical media studies and applies them to debates about the future of news. The changes taking place in news media concern not only ... More


Spaces of Exception: Violence, Technology, and the Transgressive Gendered Body in India’s Global Call Centers

Radha S. Hegde

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/9780814737309.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how the neoliberal economy permeates into everyday practices of local lives, enabled by the support of local infrastructures. As India defines its place in the global economy as ... More


Multimedia Literacy: A Critical Component of Twenty-first Century Education

Elizabeth M. Daley and Holly Willis

in Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explores some of the new media technology currently being used by educational institutions to support student creativity. Two facts regarding technology usage remain clear. First, ... More


Connecting Tourism and Terrorism: Milblogs, Soft Targets, and the Securitization of Travel

Debbie Lisle

in Holidays in the Danger Zone: Entanglements of War and Tourism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816698554
eISBN:
9781452955278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698554.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

As new media technologies give occupying soldiers more scope to record their overseas adventures and disseminate them through the internet, modes of militarized global encounter have re-ordered ... More


From Bombay to Bollywood: The Making of a Global Media Industry

Aswin Punathambekar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771891
eISBN:
9780814771907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771891.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book analyzes the transformation of the national film industry in Bombay into a transnational and multimedia cultural enterprise, which has come to be known as Bollywood. Combining ethnographic, ... More


Global Meanings and Trans-cultural Understandings of Dallas

Kristyn Gorton

in Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers how the mediation of meaning occurs on a global scale. More specifically, it considers how the global exchange of televisual texts affects citizenship, notions of individualism ... More


Conclusion: Attending to Vernacular Theology

Robert Glenn Howard

in Digital Jesus: The Making of a New Christian Fundamentalist Community on the Internet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773086
eISBN:
9780814790748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773086.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the implications of the present study for researchers of contemporary religion and new media technologies. This study documented the rise a new religious movement known as ... More


Loving Faster than Light: Romance and Readers in Einstein's Universe

Katy Price

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226680736
eISBN:
9780226680750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680750.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In November 1919, newspapers around the world alerted readers to a sensational new theory of the universe: Albert Einstein's theory of relativity. Coming at a time of social, political, and economic ... More


Dissenting Preaching in the Twentieth-Century Anglophone World

Mark P. Hutchinson

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume V: The Twentieth Century: Themes and Variations in a Global Context

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198702252
eISBN:
9780191838934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702252.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter points to the shifting social framework for public rhetoric, and the relative position of churches, in the articulation of meaning through preaching in the anglophone world in the ... More


Modes and Codes: Samuel F. B. Morse and the Question of Electronic Writing

Lisa Gitelman

in This Is Enlightenment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226761473
eISBN:
9780226761466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226761466.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the complex mediations necessary to produce one of the most consequential events of the modern era: the invention of a new media technology. It tells the story of a chain of ... More


Coda: The Persistence of Screening Community in Post–Cold War Hong Kong

Jing Jing Chang

in Screening Communities: Negotiating Narratives of Empire, Nation, and the Cold War in Hong Kong Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455768
eISBN:
9789888455621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455768.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The coda summarizes the book’s overarching narrative and goals, and followed by a discussion of the lasting impact of Those 72 Tenants (Qishier jia fangke, dir. Wang Weiyi, 1963) and its remake, The ... More


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