author={Richard Maxwell and Toby Miller},
  journal={Cultural Studies},
  pages={585 - 603}
This essay analyzes the myths that swirl around digital media convergence – managerial efficiency, experiential immediacy, global interactivity and interpersonal connectedness – and counters these with an ecological historiography that shows how so-called managerial efficiencies waste natural and human resources; the vaunted experiences of immediacy and interactivity induce ignorance of inter-generational effects of consumption, including long-term harm to workers and the environment; and… Expand
Rethinking ‘Rethinking Convergence/Culture’
Responding to the September 2011 special issue on ‘Rethinking Convergence Culture’, this essay seeks to identify ways that the author's thinking about convergence and participatory culture haveExpand
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Technoliberalism and the Origins of the Internet
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Conscientisation and Human Development: The case of digital inclusion programmes in Brazil
This thesis analyses digital inclusion programmes in Brazil through the combined theoretical lens of the Capability Approach (CA) to development and Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed. FindingsExpand
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Technological convergence has forced television networks to reinvent themselves as multiplatform online distribution media, which may lead such networks to question the utility of the public mediaExpand
The power of art, the power of entertainment
The question of the relationship between culture and power continues to exercise researchers. In this commentary I argue that it is useful to consider the differences between ‘art’ andExpand
Digital transition in Chinese newspaper industry: the case studies of two metropolitan newspaper companies
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Technoliberalism and the Convergence Myth
I was in a taxi on way to my motel in Nicosia, Cyprus, when I peered out the window and saw a scrappy tent encampment under olive trees and, oddly enough, a large and tattered Iraqi flag. IExpand
The Future of Online News Video: A UAE Perspective
Online Video is a crucial component of the new media landscape accounting for much of the web traffic to mainstream news organizations website and social media platforms. Most of the newsExpand
Tramas da Convergência: hiperdispositivo e a cobertura dos Jogos Olímpicos de Verão pela BBC em 2012
Este artigo tem como proposito retomar o tema da nossa tese de doutorado, na qual buscamos compreender as relacoes de saber e poder que se estabelecem entre o processo de convergencia de midias e oExpand


Talking Rubbish: Green citizenship, media, and the environment
This chapter rethinks the relationship of the media to the environment through the notion of green citizenship. Emphasizing politico-ethical challenges posed by the world's ecological crisis, weExpand
FirstpubIished in Studies in Philosophy and Social Sciences Vol. IX (1941), thearticle is a large-scale investigation of that "fetish "of technique, ortechnical efficiency, which, after 1941,Expand
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James Carey is arguably the founder of the critical cultural study of communication and media in the United States. This volume brings together top communication and media scholars to revisit andExpand
This Is Not America's Final Crisis
Globalization has indeed flattened the earth, paving the way for new beginnings and the resurgence of old cultures alike by levelling the playing field for all comers. While this new era ofExpand
Animal and/as Medium: Symbolic Work in Communicative Regimes
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■ Media-related practices have so long been configured in a particular one-to-many pattern that the mass communication paradigm has seemed automatic as both frame for research and fact of socialExpand
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Beliefs in the coming of the global era confuse our understanding of the complexity of contemporary processes of world integration. Absorption in the latest that high-tech IT has to offer isExpand
Maoist Discourse and the Mobilization of Emotions in Revolutionary China
This article focuses on how Maoist discourse engineered revolutionary emotions as a method of political mobilization. Based on personal memoirs and eyewitness accounts, it argues that the MaoistExpand
The Digital Sublime: Myth, Power, and Cyberspace
Winner of the 2005 Gary A. Olson Book Award presented by the Association of Teachers of Advanced Composition and JAC: Journal of Advanced Composition The digital era promises, as did many otherExpand
From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism
In From Counterculture to Cyberculture Fred Turner details the previously untold story of a highly influential group of San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneurs: Stewart Brand and the Whole EarthExpand