Data Selves

Rafael Grohmann’s interview with Deborah Lupton about her new book, Data Selves: More-than-Human Perspectives.

RG: What does data selves mean in a more-than-human perspective?

DL: A more-than-human perspective acknowledges that humans are always already part of nonhuman relations. Humans and nonhumans come together in assemblages that are constantly changing … Read More

Media education in the age of digital capitalism


By David Buckingham

In the last couple of years, the utopian ideas that inspired the pioneers of networked digital technology – and fuelled countless marketing campaigns – have given way to a growing disillusionment. Technology is increasingly being seen as a threat, not just to democracy but also to our … Read More

Why Do People Sing?


By Paddy Scannell

Why do people sing? There is no reason. We do not have to. The wonder of singing is a joy, a blessing in itself. Something like this I try to explain in the fourth and last chapter of my short book.

The other three chapters all lead … Read More

Digital, Political, Radical

In our digital age discussions of media activism abound – whether in the guise of Twitter Revolutions referred to in relation to uprisings in the Arab world and North Africa; through the mobilization of mass protests often organized via social media in Spain, Greece, Italy and Portugal against austerity politics; … Read More