Sunil Manghani: Open Theory

From the 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.       

Marc Steinberg: Configuring Media Theory

From the inaugural issue of Media Theory, Marc Steinberg discusses the reception of Marshall McLuhan’s work in Japan to consider the importance of location to media theory, and to ask, what counts as theory?