Tagged with public sphere

Creeber and Martin (2009) Digital Cultures

Link to Text >> Ch 1. Digital Theories Argument – Creeber and Martin 2009 trace the history of Critical Media Studies as a precursor to the study of digital media.  They situate New Media studies within post-structuralist theories of media that emphasize multiple layers of meaning that are actively produced by users.  There is no … Continue reading

Ruskin, Gary and Juliet Schor. (2005). Every Nook and Cranny: The Dangerous Spread of Commercialized Culture.

Ads are everywhere.  Even the lighting of the White House Christmas tree was sponsored by MCI (who committed one of the largest corporate frauds in history).  Legally advertising has been termed “commerical speech.”  Since 1976, corporations have been worming themselves into every aspect of our lives: “in 1976, the Court granted constitutional protection to commerical … Continue reading