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 •  Daniel Chandler (U. Wales, Aberystwyth),
 •  Marhall Mcluhan
 •  David N. Rodowick (King's College, London)
 •  Gilles Deleuze And Félix Guattari
 •  Media Ecology
 •  Neil Postman
 •  Media Literacy
 •  Herbert Schiller
 •  Frankfurt School
 •  Media Effects
 •  Noam Chomsky
 •  Douglas Kellner (UCLA)
 •  Henry Jenkins
 •  Lawrence Lessig (Stanford Law)
Media Studies
Media Theory and Theorists   Suggest a Link
Theory.org.uk ("social theory for fans of popular culture; popular culture for fans of social theory") (David Gauntlett, Bournemouth Media School, UK)
Daniel Chandler (U. Wales, Aberystwyth), (extensive resource and links guide, including overview essays written by Chandler)
Film Studies 
Gender, Ethnicity, & Class 
General Reference 
General Issues 
IT & Telecoms 
Media Education 
Media Influence 
News Media 
Pop Music/Youth 
Textual Analysis 
TV & Radio 
Visual Image 
Essays By Daniel Chandler
"Cultivation Theory" (media theory regarding effects of TV-watching)
"The 'Grammar' of Television and Film" (overview and glossary)
"Marxist Approaches to Mass Media" (hypertext guide)
"Processes of Mediation" 
"Semiotics for Beginners" 
"Technological or Media Determinism" 
"Texts and the Construction of Meaning" 
"Transmission Model of Communication" 
Uses and Gratifications: Why do People Watch Television? 
"Using the Telephone" 
Noam Chomsky
"The Official Noam Chomsky Website" 
Noam Chomsky Resources (Patrick Jennings)
Noam Chomsky Archive (articles, books, interviews, audio by Chomsky) ( Z Magazine )
Sean Cubitt (Liverpool John Moores U., UK), Digital Aesthetics ("the first full-length study to investigate the aesthetic nature and purposes of computer culture in the contemporary world...") (companion site, including illustrations, related links, "outtakes")
Marc Davis, "Media Streams: An Iconic Visual Language for Video Annotation" ("In order to enable the search and retrieval of video from large archives, we need a representation of video content. . . .")
Guy Debord
Guy Debord (bibliography of Debord, links to many of his texts) (Not Bored"an anarchist, situationist-inspired, low-budget, irregularly published, photocopied journal")
Guy Dubord Society of the Spectacle  (www.marxists.org)
Guy Dubord  (notbored.org)
Pierre Guillaume remembers Guy Debord 
Guy Debord (resources to biographical links and links to/about Debord's work)
Gianfranco Marelli Obituary: Last Curtain Call for Guy Debord (nothingness.org)
Gilles Deleuze And Félix Guattari
General Resources
Deleuze and Guattari: An Introduction (David Arnason, U. Manitoba)
Deleuze and Guattari Internet Resources (Jon Beasley-Murray)
Deleuze & Guattari on the Web (primary and secondary works) (Alan Taylor, U. Texas, Arlington)
The Deleuze & Guattari Page (Spoon Collective; Jon Beasley-Murray & Jim Castonguay) ("This website accompanies the deleuze-guattari email list . . . forum for discussion and experimentation rooted in both the separate and joint works of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari . . . since 1994)
Giles Deleuze & Felix Guattari Page (Campus Community, Southern Oregon U.)
Other Relevant Pages
Deleuze and Guattari Rhiz-O-Mat ("The first version of the Rhiz-o-Mat was created on the 'm.e.s.s.i.a.h.' site circa May 1995. A Thousand Plateaus recommended a record-album style of reading -- what if it skipped? . . . A series of meta-tags. A simple quote feeder. "Push Media" . . . BlebNet has now reformatted this arcane textual artifact with an all new post-apocalyptic shell with a client-based back-end squiggle.")
Jacques Derrida, "I Have to Wander All Alone" (words on the death of Gilles Deleuze) (trans. David Kammerman, Tympanum)
Smooth/Striated Cyberspace (assemblage of comments and links relating the web to Deleuze and Guattari's notion of "smooth space")
Secondary Literature
Ian Buchahan (U. Tasmania), "Deleuze and Pop Music" (1997) (Australian Humanities Review)
Vadim Linetski (Hebrew U., Jerusalem), "The Promise of Expression to the 'Inexpressible Childe': Deleuze, Derrida and the Impossibility of Adult's Literature" (1997) (Other Voices: The e-Journal of Cultural Criticism)
David N. Rodowick (Cornell U.), Gilles Deleuze's Time-Machine (Chapter One) (1997) 
Writings & Interviews
Gilles Deleuze, "Desire & Pleasure" (1994) (1997 trans. by Melissa McMahon) (Globe E-Journal)
D+G Bibliography (Lorri Nandrea)
Charles J. Stivale (Wayne State U.), "Pragmatic/Machinic: Discussion with Félix Guattari (19 March 1985) 
Frederick J. Fletcher,York University, "Media, Elections, and Democracy" (Canadian Journal of Communication)
Frankfurt School
Frankfurt School- General
Douglas Kellner (UCLA) "The Frankfurt School and British Cultural Studies: The Missed Articulation" ( Illuminations )
"The Frankfurt School" (www.wikipedia.org)
Theodor Adorno
Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer "The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception" (www.marxists.org)
Adorno Page (David Gauntlett, U. Leeds)
Adorno Resources (Notebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy; Scott H. Moore)
Theodor Adorno Biography (Petri Liukkonen)
Theodor Adorno (biography and selected links) (wikipedia.org)
Theodor Adorno Resources and Texts (popcultures.com)
Walter Benjamin
General Resources on Walter Benjamin
Walter Benjamin Research Syndicate ("This site maintains a collection of resource information on some of Benjamin's writings, as well as current essays about Benjamin, his work, and the work of some of his close contemporaries. Our focus has been on those writings and projects too-often excluded from academic Benjamin scholarship.")
Benjamin Resources (Notebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy)
"On the Concept of History" (or "Theses on the Philosophy of History") (Lloyd Spencer, Trinity and All Saints C., UK)
"The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction" 
"The Writer's Technique in Thirteen Theses" (excerpts from Walter Benjamin's One-Way Street) (Rita Raley, U. California, Santa Barbara)
Secondary Literature
Carina Yervasi "Pre/Sub/Urban Sprawl: The 19th Century Parisian Passage as 'Failed' Urban Mall" (Speed) 
Max Horkheimer
Horkheimer Resources (Notebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy)
Herbert Marcuse
Herbert Marcuse One Dimensional Man (1964) (www.marxists.org)
Herbert Marcuse Eros and Civilization (1966)  (www.marxists.org)
Douglas Kellner (UCLA) "Herbert Marcuse" (Illuminations)
Marcuse Resources (Notebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy)
Ellen Hume (U. Mass. Boston) "Tabloids, Talk Radio, and the Future of News: Technology's Impact on Journalism" 
Henry Jenkins (Mass. Instititute of Technology)
Henry Jenkins homepage 
Janet Murray and Henry Jenkins "Before the Holodeck: Translating Star Trek into Digital Media" 
Henry Jenkins (MIT) "Complete Freedom of Movement: Video Games as Gendered Playspace" 
Henry Jenkins and David Thornburn (MIT) "he Digital Revolution, The Informed Citizen, and the Culture of Democracy" (2003) (pdf) (Introduction to Democracy and New Media)
Henry Jenkins (MIT) "Challenging the Consensus: A Response to 'The Daily We'" 
Henry Jenkins (MIT) Media Theory and Methods (course)
Henry Jenkins (MIT),  ("this is the story of how a mild mannered MIT Professor ended up being called before Congress to testify about 'selling violence to our children' and what it is like to testify")
Henry Jenkins (MIT) "Quentin Tarantino's Star Wars?: Digital Cinema, Media Convergence, and Participatory Culture" 
Henry Jenkins (MIT) "Voices from the Combat Zone: Game Grrlz Talk Back" 
Douglas Kellner (UCLA)
Douglas Kellner (UCLA) "The Frankfurt School and British Cultural Studies: The Missed Articulation" ( Illuminations )
John Harms, Southwest Missouri State U., and Douglas Kellner, Towards a Critical Theory of Advertising (Illuminations)
Douglas Kellner (UCLA) "Herbert Marcuse" (Illuminations)
Steven Best and Douglas Kellner Preface to The Postmodern Turn: Paradigm Shifts in Theory, Culture, and Science 
k.i.s.s. of the Panopticon: Critical Theory / Cultural Theory / New Media Literacy / Visual Literacy  (plain-speaking site that gives "people a quick, user-friendly, one-stop shopping guide to new media literacy, as well as cultural/critical theory and its relationship with communications and new media, including the Internet") (Doug Bicket, SUNY Geneseo)
Lawrence Lessig (Stanford Law)
Lawrence Lessig homepage 
Lawrence Lessig "Code is Law: On Liberty in Cyberspace" (2000) 
Lawrence Lessig (Stanford Law) "The Laws of Cyberspace" (1998) 
Lawrence Lessig blog 
Lawrence Lessig (Stanford Law) Free Culture: How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lockdown Culture and Control Creativity (2004) (resources related to the book and link to full text of the book)
John Lye (Brock U.), Communications Theory and Literary Theory 
Oleg Manaev, Belorussian State University and Independent Institute of Socio-Economic and Political Studies, "Rethinking the Social Role of the Media in a Society in Transition" (Canadian Journal of Communication)
Marxist Media Theory (Daniel Chandler)
Marhall Mcluhan
McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology (U. of Toronto) 
Media Influence: Marshall McLuhan (links to articles about McLuhan) (MCS: Media & Comm. Studies Site; U. Wales)
McLuhan Global Research Network ("a not for profit knowledge media design and public policy think tank that supports collaborations among scholars, researchers and practitioners whose work extends the insights of Marshall McLuhan") ("Incubated at the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology, U. Toronto")
Marshall McLuhan (McLuhan quotes, biography, and links) (estate of Marshall McLuhan)
Bernard Hibbitts (U. Pittsburgh) Marshall McLuhan links (links to articles and books about McLuhan)
Audio Quotes of Marshall McLuhan (WebCorp)
Gordon Cow (London School of Econ.) "Thawing Out Media: Hot and Cool"  
Purely McLuhan (bio/bibliography and McLuhan links) (Valeria Buitron, U. Chicago)
The McLuhan Probes (monthly publication on media theorist McLuhan; visually oriented site) (Nova Scotia College of Art & Design)
Media Ecology
Media Ecology Association (The Media Ecology Association (MEA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the study, research, criticism, and application of media ecology in educational, industry, political, civic, social, cultural, and artistic contexts, and the open exchange of ideas, information, and research among the Association’s members and the larger community.)
Media Ecology Program (New York U.) 
Media Ecology (links to resources about media ecology, from media literacy perspective) (Susan Rogers)
Explorations in Media Ecology (journal)
Marhall Mcluhan [Show]
Neil Postman
Neil Postman- writing on the web (The Preservation Institute)
Neil Postman (links to articles by and about Postman) (Daniel Chandler, MCS- U. of Wales)
Benning, Jim "Remembering Neil Postman" (alternet.org)
Neil Postman "Informing Ourselves to Death" (1990) (speech delivered at the German Infomatics Society))
Jonathan Druy "Neil Postman, 1931-2003" (tributes and obituaries)
Media Effects
Daniel Chandler (U. Aberswyth) "Cultivation Theory" (Media and Communications Studies Site)
David Gauntlett (Bournemouth Media School, UK) "10 Things Wrong with the Effects Model" 
Henry Jenkins (MIT),  ("this is the story of how a mild mannered MIT Professor ended up being called before Congress to testify about 'selling violence to our children' and what it is like to testify")
Mick Underwood "Mass Media Effects: Introduction" (Communication, Cultural and Media Studies Infobase)
Media Literacy
Media Literacy Review  (e-journal) (U. of Oregon)
Center for Media Literacy ("a nonprofit educational organization that provides leadership, public education, professional development and educational resources nationally.") (resources for teachers)
Media & Values (journal archives)
Media Awareness Network ("resources and support for everyone interested in media and information literacy for young people")
Action Coalition for Media Education ("ACME is committed to promoting media education, independent media production, and reform . . .")
Media Education Foundation ("produces and distributes video documentaries to encourage critical thinking and debate about the relationship between media ownership, commercial media content, and the democratic demand for free flows of information, diverse representations of ideas and people, and informed citizen participation.")
Free Press: media reform through outreach, activism, lobbying, and networking ("a non-profit organization working to involve the public in media policymaking and to craft policies for a more democratic media system.") (includes beginner's guide to media reform, media ownership charts, action alerts, daily newsstories)
The Media Literacy Online Project (focused on the influence of media on youth and children) (School of Ed., U. of Oregon)
Neil Postman
Neil Postman- writing on the web (The Preservation Institute)
Neil Postman (links to articles by and about Postman) (Daniel Chandler, MCS- U. of Wales)
Benning, Jim "Remembering Neil Postman" (alternet.org)
Neil Postman "Informing Ourselves to Death" (1990) (speech delivered at the German Infomatics Society))
Jonathan Druy "Neil Postman, 1931-2003" (tributes and obituaries)
Responses to the Holocaust: A Hypermedia Sourcebook for the Humanities (rich, sophisticated introduction to "the various discourses, disciplines, media and institutions that have produced significant critical and theoretical positions and discussions concerning the Nazi Genocide of the Jews of Europe, 1933-45") (Robert S. Leventhal, U. Virginia)
David N. Rodowick (King's College, London)
David Rodowick Homepage 
"Audiovisual Culture and Interdisciplinary Knowledge" (1995) 
David Rodowick "Dr. Strange Media or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Film Theory" (2002) (lecture)
Preface to The Difficulty of Difference: Psychoanalysis, Sexual Difference, and Film Theory (1991) 
Preface to The Crisis of Political Modernism: Criticism and Ideology in Contemporary Film Theory (2nd ed., 1994) 
David N. Rodowick (Cornell U.), Gilles Deleuze's Time-Machine (Chapter One) (1997) 
Herbert Schiller
"Links to Information about Herbert Schiller" 
Mark Hudson "Understanding Information Media in the Age of Neoliberalism: The Contributions of Herbert Schiller" (Progressive Librarian)
Information Superhighway: Interview with Herbert Schiller (Open Magazine)
Geert Lovink (U. of Queensland) "Information Inequality: An Interview with Herbert Schiller"
Herbert I. Schiller, "Media, Technology, and the Market: the Interacting Dynamic" 
Thomas Sebeok "Communication" 
Robert M. Young (U. Sheffield), "A Place for Critique in the Mass Media" (1995) 

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