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media presidents and bush-funk

“Centro de Competencia en Comunicación para América Latina” in Columbia has just published a book on media use in politics. in short chapters (6-10 pages) media experts analyze performances and communication strategies various latin american presidents Read the rest of this entry »


media practice/s & cultural producers workshop, barcelona

media practice/s, arenas of cultural production and the phenomenon of the cultural producer stood at the centre of the recent media anthropology’s workshop in barcelona. centring on so called new media, a broad range from communication scholars to sociologists and anthropologists inquired theoretical as well as methodological perspectives for doing anthropological research on digital and online media / practice.

aside of a good dozen of highly interesting papers that introduced on-going ethnographic fieldwork, the workshop was framed by four keynotes that were as distinctive Read the rest of this entry »