Search results for "publishing"

Dam busting and other true stories about publishing

Tue 09 May 2017

With access to the internet, it’s easy to imagine that a world of stories is at our fingertips. In fact, our access to authentic and diverse cultural narratives is blocked by colonial monopolies that have fettered the free movement of world narratives for hundreds of years. Readers trying to wade their way through new story platforms like Wattpad, or purchase books through the US/UK dominated Amazon and Book Depository may not be aware of the ...

Design and Cultural Invention

Small Scale Publishing And Communities Of Interest

Tue 23 Jul 2013

DIY magazines, and ad-hoc publishing more generally, can be instrumental to communities. The most obvious example of this is what zines were to Punk. Either as a mouthpiece, rallying point or tool for investigation, magazines are often at the heart of communities.

Dam busting and other true stories about publishing

Dam busting and other true stories about publishing

Tue 09 May 2017

Media Ethics: New And Old Dilemmas

The Role of Information: Secrets, Wikileaks and Freedom

Mon 09 Dec 2013

The way information is stored, used, and accessed in an open society presents a contradiction. The theory behind a healthy democracy is based in a vibrant media and publishing industry. But what happens when the source that discloses such material is punished? There are those who argue that state security is paramount in preserving a certain 'way of life', thereby giving us the surveillance state as a solution. This talk uncovers the issues aroun ...