Two Events in Consumption

In one of the units I am tutoring in this week the topic is shopping and subjectivity’. Bascially, the class is used as an opportunity to introduce students to conceptions of consumption and therelation between consumption and subjectivity in capitalist societies. I am always on the hunt for understanding the ‘event milieu’ (as Negri and […]

Magazines and Online Journalism

Paul Bradshaw has posted about the impact of the web on the magazine industry. He makes an important point about the way different magazines have responded in different ways. Some have moved more into the social networking side of things, or have provided the online infrastructure to access samples for particular micro-taste cultures: It’s worth […]