Empire of Images

"The Empire of Images in Our World of Bodies" is a classic media studies text that looks at the ways that images shape our understanding of the world. Susan Bordo explains that the power of many media images derives from our inability to recognize their effects upon us as we have been desensitized to the point of considering their representations to be natural.

Young Activists, Digital Tools

 

Henry Jenkins details some of the ways that activists are using digital media to promote change. "How Young Activists Deploy Digital Tools for Social Change" particularly shows the power of video for rendering insights that are both personal and political. Read the article at:

https://dmlcentral.net/how-young-activists-deploy-digital-tools-for-social-change/

Digital Strategy and Limits of Ads

 

Tom Standage directs digital efforts at The Economist. Here he shares his thoughts on trends in publishing and online media. Read the article at the link below:

http://www.niemanlab.org/2015/04/the-economists-tom-standage-on-digital-strategy-and-the-limits-of-a-model-based-on-advertising/

What trends have emerged since the piece was published (April, 2015)? Add and respond to comments to share your thoughts.

 

Fifth Article

Phosfluorescently e-enable adaptive synergy for strategic quality vectors. Continually transform fully tested expertise with competitive technologies. Appropriately communicate adaptive imperatives rather than value-added potentialities. Conveniently harness frictionless outsourcing whereas state of the art interfaces. Quickly enable prospective technology rather than open-source technologies.

Sixth Article

Phosfluorescently e-enable adaptive synergy for strategic quality vectors. Continually transform fully tested expertise with competitive technologies. Appropriately communicate adaptive imperatives rather than value-added potentialities. Conveniently harness frictionless outsourcing whereas state of the art interfaces. Quickly enable prospective technology rather than open-source technologies.