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 …

Liam Cole Young: Imagination and Literary Media Theory

From the inaugural issue of Media Theory, Liam Cole Young asks what happened to the literary stream of media theory, and argues for the importance of imagination, metaphors, concepts and modes to theorisations of media.