John W. P. Phillips: The End of Ontology and the Future of Media Theory

From the forthcoming inaugural issue of Media Theory, John W.P. Phillips discusses ontology, critique and materiality to consider Kittler’s call for the dissolution of the form/matter dichotomy in media theory.        

Rob Shields: How can we live the Good Life in Strata?

From the forthcoming inaugural issue of Media Theory, Rob Shields considers the processes of stratification and mediation, and argues that we need media theory if we are to learn how to live the good life in such stratified times.            

Sunil Manghani: Open Theory

From the forthcoming inaugural issue of Media Theory, Sunil Manghani draws inspiration from Roland Barthes, Walter Benjamin and Jodi Dean (as well as Bono, 1984 and the Communist Manifesto) to consider potential new openings for media theory.