Media Spectacle and Insurrection, 2011 : From the Arab Uprisings to Occupy Everywhere

The Triumph of Media Spectacle pp. vii–xxii Chapter 1

2014

Scholarcy highlights

  • The Triumph of Media Spectacle pp. vii–xxiiChapter 1
  • Douglas Kellner elaborates upon his well known theory which explores how media spectacle can be used as a key to interpreting contemporary culture and politics
  • Grounded in both cultural and communication theory, Kellner argues that politics, war, news and information, media events, and democratic uprisings, are currently organized around media spectacles, and demonstrates how and why this has occurred
  • Theorizing the Contemporary Moment: From Murdochgate and the Arab Uprisings to Occupy Everywhere!

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