Simon Dawes: What is Media Theory?

Simon Dawes introduces the inaugural issue of Media Theory: our special issue of ‘Manifestos’ (1/1).  

Media Theory 1/1: Manifestos

For this inaugural issue of Media Theory – a special issue of ‘Manifestos’ – board members were solicited to write their own manifestos for what an open access journal on media theory to stand for. Introduced and edited by Simon Dawes, it features essays from W.J.T. Mitchell, Liam Cole Young, Scott McQuire, Terry Flew, Marc Read More …

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

From the 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.