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.

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.

 

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