PSB must be front of the queue says Steven Barnett

Wired recently published an article outlining the problems for PSBs in achieving prominence on Smart TVs. At present, public services broadcasters (PSB) have their position in the TV guide […]

14th November 2019

New Report: Public service broadcasting in the age of video on demand inquiry

The Lords Communications and Digital Select Committee have published the finding of their enquiry on Public Service Broadcasting. The report, for which Prof. Steven Barnett acted as Specialist Advisor, […]

14th November 2019

Your Views wanted: Public Service Media/Internet Utopias Survey

A major new survey aims to bring together visions for the future of public service media, the Internet, and communication by answering three short questions! . Take the survey […]

14th November 2019

New Book: Rereading Marx in the Age of Digital Capitalism

“In order to fight capitalism in the digital age, we must understand Marx!” states Christian Fuchs in his new book, Rereading Marx in the Age of Digital Capitalism, published […]

30th October 2019

Christian Fuchs interviewed by WSJ about how Tech Giants Have Hijacked the Web

The Wall Street Journal interviewed Christian Fuchs this week about combating online monopolies. The article focuses on the way in which some innovators are developing new internet platforms to […]

30th October 2019

New Book: Nationalism on the Internet

In this timely book, critical theorist Christian Fuchs asks: What is nationalism and what is the role of social media in the communication of nationalist ideology? Advancing an applied […]

22nd October 2019

New Book: Screen Media for Arab and European Children: Policy and Production Encounters in the Multiplatform Era

A new book on “Screen Media for Arab and European Children: Policy and Production Encounters in the Multiplatform Era” by Naomi Sakr and Jeanette Steemers has just been published […]

15th October 2019

Anastasia Denisova speaks to New Book Network about her new book on memes and society

Anastasia Denisova, a lecturer in journalism at the University of Westminster, talks to the New Book Network about her new book Internet Memes and Society: Social, Cultural, and Political […]

3rd October 2019

Steve Barnett calls The Sun’s Ben Stokes story “a brutally commercial decision”

Following Tuesday’s reporting of cricketer Ben Stokes family tragedy, Steve Barnett has spoken out on Radio5Live, LBC and for BBC Sport, about the ‘brutally commercial decision” taken by The […]

20th September 2019

Call for Papers for AI for Everyone? Critical Perspectives (Open access peer-review edited volume)

Publisher: University of Westminster Press Series: Critical, Digital and Social Media Studies Editor: Pieter Verdegem (University of Westminster)   Introduction and General Description This collection of contributions brings together […]

11th September 2019
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