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Theorising Media: Power, Form and Subjectivity

John Corner


This book explores how issues of power, form and subjectivity feature at the core of all serious thinking about the media, including appreciations of their creativity as well as anxiety about the risks they pose. Drawing widely on an interdisciplinary literature, the author connects his exposition to examples from film, television, radio, photography, painting, web practice, music and writing in order to bring in topics as diverse as reporting the war in Afghanistan, the televising of football, documentary portrayals of 9/11, reality television, the diversity of taste in the arts and the const ... More

Keywords: war in Afghanistan, televising of football, 9/11, reality television, civic identity, media, cultural inquiry, public policy, power, subjectivity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780719082603
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719082603.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Corner, author