• The Urban As Emergent Key Concept for Media Theory

    The Urban As Emergent Key Concept for Media Theory

    A Roundtable

November/December 2016

№ 5

Race, Place, and New Orleans in Film and Television

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In this post, Helen Morgan Parmett takes stock of some of the ways in which media culture and practice, and particularly film and television, has helped to shape discourses of New Orleans historically and the ways in which more recent shifts in the city’s post-Katrina cultural economy have implicated the industrial conditions of media in the city as well as its global representation.

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Mediapolis Live: Dora Apel on “Beautiful Terrible Ruins: Detroit and the Anxiety of Decline” (Part 2)

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Our Mediapolis Live series continues with part two of an interview with Dora Apel, author of “Beautiful Terrible Ruins: Detroit and the Anxiety of Decline.” Here, she and Mediapolis co-editor Brendan Kredell discuss the legacies of Henry Ford and Coleman Young in contemporary Detroit, and the critique of “creative class” urban planning.

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Mediapolis Live: Dora Apel on “Beautiful Terrible Ruins: Detroit and the Anxiety of Decline” (Part 1)

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Our Mediapolis Live series continues with an interview with Dora Apel, author of “Beautiful Terrible Ruins: Detroit and the Anxiety of Decline.” In the first of a two-part series, co-editor Brendan Kredell discusses with Apel her notion of the “deindustrial sublime” and the nomenclature of ruin photography.

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The Urban as Emergent Concept in Media Theory

A Roundtable Discussion

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