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A free press is indispensable for a functioning society of free citizens. Opponents of freedom try to discredit reliable news agencies by sowing doubt. The least we can do is spend time and effort to get informed by the news that talented and courageous journalists bring to us and that others do not want us to read.

Jan van Eijck: On the Notion of Mainstream Media (MSM)


We believe that visual memes and memetic engagement are tools with great potential for the USG as it looks to counter the information activities of state and non-state actors and more proactively engage audiences online.

Vera Zakem, Megan K. McBride, Kate Hammerberg: Exploring the Utility of Memes for U.S. Government Influence Campaigns


One way to think about effects is to turn the question around; rather than asking how porn affects users, we could ask, Under what conditions would the images in porn not have an effect? In other words, what do men need to be exposed to in order to counter the stories in porn? In media studies we ask similar questions when discussing how to immunize people to the constant flow of consumerist ideology that is paired with capitalism.

Gail Dines: Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality


Google’s decision to kill Google Reader was a turning point in enabling media to be manipulated by misinformation campaigns. The difference between individuals choosing the feeds they read & companies doing it for you affects all other forms of media.

Anil Dash on Twitter


Fernsehen geht gar nicht.

Juli Zeh: Leere Herzen


The golden age of public space only lasted for a few years: Smoking was already gone and screens had not appeared everywhere yet.

Real Remix.

"It's hard to explain, but, for me, just aiming a speely input device, or a Farspark chambre, or whatver you call it ..."
"A speelycaptor."
"... at something doesn't collect what is meaningful to me. I need someone to gather it in with all their senses, mix it round in their head, and make it over into words."

Neal Stephenson: Anathem

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