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 …

Raka Shome: Going South and Engaging Non-Western Modernities

From the inaugural issue of Media Theory, Raka Shome argues for the need to geopoliticize and decolonize media studies, by engaging with the Global South on its own terms, by transcending the logics of Western liberalism, and by linking media studies to issues of environmental justice.