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Noam Chomsky

Freedom and power
by and / RP 172 (Mar/Apr 2012) / Interview

Peter Hallward I’d like to start by asking you about some of your basic philosophical principles, starting with your understanding of human freedom and creativity. In the modern European tradition I’m most familiar with, freedom is a dominant philosophical theme from Descartes through Rousseau to Kant. With Kant we have an affirmation …


Subjectivity as medium of the media

Dossier: What is German Media Philosophy?
by / RP 169 (Sep/Oct 2011) / Article, Dossier, What is German Media Philosophy?

Contemporary, let us say ‘post-modern’, discourses on media, communication, information and so on are functioning in our society in at least two different – if interconnected – ways.* First, they describe scientifically the functioning of contemporary media and their growing role in our society. But the development of media theory during recent decades was, in …


Ontogenetic machinery

Dossier: What is German Media Philosophy?
by / RP 169 (Sep/Oct 2011) / Article, Dossier, What is German Media Philosophy?

Media, as considered by media philosophy, are not what you expect them to be. In the first place, they have almost nothing to do with information, or transmission, or communication, or storage. They do not as such produce sense or distribute meanings. If they do so, it is as a side effect or …


Feminism did not fail

by / RP 161 (May/Jun 2010) / Commentary

‘You nearly gave me a heart attack’, a friend told me, after my talk at the opening session of the event in London celebrating the fortieth anniversary of the first national Women’s Liberation Conference in the UK, at Ruskin College, in February 1970. Appropriately enough, the feminist publisher and cultural entrepreneur Ursula Owen …


People exposed, people as extras

Dossier: Undoing the Aesthetic Image
by / RP 156 (Jul/Aug 2009) / Article, Dossier, Undoing the Aesthetic Image


A Haitian boat disaster

by / RP 145 (Sep/Oct 2007) / News


Consumers or citizens?

Re-regulating communications
by / RP 120 (Jul/Aug 2003) / Commentary


Players

Public service broadcasting: politics and policy
by / RP 079 (Sep/Oct 1996) / Commentary


Jacques Derrida

The Deconstruction of Actuality
by , , , and / RP 068 (Autumn 1994) / Interview


Television Fictions

Quality and Truth-Telling
by / RP 057 (Spring 1991) / Article


Revolution: The View From Paris; The View From Leeds; Dons Flunk Enterprise Test Despite Late Run; Ecology in Nicaragua

by , and / RP 054 (Spring 1990) / News


Television Literacy

A Critique
by / RP 051 (Spring 1989) / Article


Ideology and the Media: A Response

by / RP 048 (Spring 1988) / Commentary


Mass Media Studies and the Question of Ideology

by / RP 046 (Summer 1987) / Article


Media and Images

by / RP 016 (Spring 1977) / Article