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 …

Ned Rossiter: Paranoia is Real

From the inaugural issue of Media Theory, Ned Rossiter develops his idea of ‘paranoia as method’ as a way of coping with surveillance, fake news and post-truth in worlds of algorithmic governance and data economies.