Contesting media power: alternative media in a networked by Nick Couldry James Curran

By Nick Couldry James Curran

Contesting Media energy is the main bold overseas assortment to this point at the around the globe development of other media which are not easy the facility focus in huge media organizations. Media students and political scientists enhance a extensive comparative framework for examining substitute media in Australia, Chile, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia, Sweden, South Africa, the uk, and the us. subject matters comprise self sufficient media facilities, homosexual on-line networks and substitute net dialogue boards, feminist movie, political journalism and social networks, indigenous verbal exchange, and church-sponsored media. this significant ebook may help form debates at the media's position in present international struggles, similar to the anti-globalization move.

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It often provides cheap do-it-yourself design and reprographic services to alternative publishers (at their most basic, these may constitute a table and a photocopier, although some infoshops have professional desktop-publishing facilities). Here, the media and the forum are intimately connected, perhaps in a much stronger way than in previous decades of alternative media in Britain. " In Gramscian terms, the infoshop "movement" appears as counter-hegemonic strategy—as a series of attempts to establish pockets of resistance—to demarcate "free spaces" within which anarchist-revolutionary aims and strategies may be formulated and enacted, and tactics developed to act as mechanisms for struggles against capitalism.

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