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evolving ecological media culture(s)

Week 8: Culture jamming & tactical media

Adbusters’ 2012 Meme of the Year video

This week we begin looking at some case studies of media uses — specifically, by “tactical media” activists such as “culture jammers” and other “hacktivists.”

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March 13, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | 13 Comments

Week 4 – Mental & cultural environmentalism

With this week’s readings we move to another meaning of “media ecology” — something that Adbusters magazine calls the “mental environment” and that law professor James Boyle calls the “information environment,” the “informational commons,” the “commons of facts and ideas,” and the “intangible commons of the mind.”

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February 3, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments