Sarah Barns argues that a platform urbanism should be more than a focus of academic critique, but also a site for radical appropriations of urban space.
Maroš Krivý examines the smart city as both the smart city and the smart city.
Lizzie Richardson revises our assumptions about digital platforms like Uber and the privatization of public urban space.
Scott Rodgers and Susan Moore introduce a new Roundtable on urban platforms by asking how platforms may be understood as new forms of urban infrastructure.
In this installment of our continuing series of conversations with authors of new books on cities and global cities, reviews editor Noelle Griffis talks with Nolwenn Mingant, who co-authored and edited Reconceptualising Film Policies (Rutgers University Press, 2017) with Cecilia Tirtaine.
Mediapolis opens the new year by looking at the one that's just passed. Here, co-editor Brendan Kredell introduces the series and reflects on the changing tone of the journal in 2017.
Joseph DeLeon continues his reporting on the proceedings of the 2017 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference with this recap of a panel discussion on media art in the city.
In this concluding response, Scott Rodgers explores the roundtable's apparent consensus that the intersection of media and the urban should be approached by counter-intuitively displacing both of these key concepts.
In this fourth roundtable response, Giorgia Aiello suggests that media theory offers a distinctive understanding of the nature and potential of the urban as a human endeavour.
In this response, Myria Georgiou asks if the mediation of ordinary urbanity can go beyond rearticulating the existing order, thereby opening up spaces of thinking of the stranger beyond Otherness.
In this response, Andre Jansson argues that we must look beyond the confines of urban centres and incorporate the voices and lived experiences of those who do not fit our urban-centric cultures of connectivity.
Beginning the second round of our continuing Roundtable, Zlatan Krajina explores the phenomenology of mediated place-making: the interaction of routines, institutions and citizens