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|<nettime-ann> CAMRI Seminar: Jonathan Hardy on his forthcoming book "Critical Political Economy of the Media: An Introduction"|
.Critical Political Economy of Communications â A Mid-Term Report: The First Fifty Years and the Future
Jonathan Hardy University of Westminster Harrow Campus (tube stop: Northwick Park, Metropolitan Line) Wed, March 26. !4:00-16:00 Room A6.08Registration at latest until Monday, March 24, per e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
AbstractIf we take the late 1960s as a starting point an explicitly defined âcritical political economy of communicationsâ is fifty years old. How salient today are the core concerns that shaped this tradition? What are the emergent themes in contemporary critical media studies? Jonathan Hardy will discuss his book-length review of critical political economistsâ work (Hardy, Jonathan. Critical Political Economy of Media: An Introduction. London: Routledge.), and reflect on what their approaches can offer for contemporary investigations into the problems of the media.
BiographyDr Jonathan Hardy is Reader in Media Studies at the University of East London and teaches political economy of media at Goldsmiths College, London. He is the author of Critical Political Economy of Media: An Introduction (Routledge, forthcoming; Cross-Media Promotion (Peter Lang, 2010), Western Media Systems (Routledge, 2008) and writes on media, marketing communications, regulation and policy. He is Secretary of the Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom, a UK media reform group.
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