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Author Meikle, Graham, 1965-

Title Future active : media activism and the internet / Graham Meikle
Published Annandale, N.S.W. : Pluto Press ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2002


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 W'BOOL  323.0420285 Mei/Fam  AVAILABLE
 MELB  323.0420285 Mei/Fam  AVAILABLE
Description x, 225 pages ; 22 cm
regular print
Series Media.culture series
Media.culture series.
Contents Chapter 1. Backing into the future -- Chapter 2. Remote control -- Chapter 3. -- Chapter 4. Open publishing, open technologies -- Chapter 5. Turning signs into question marks -- Chapter 6. Hack attacks and electronic civil disobedience
Summary When the Internet exploded as a new media, we heard widely about its potential for social change. We were led to believe it would revitalise democracy and empower the individual. This volume explores some of these claims, looking at the use of the Internet as a tool to effect social, political and cultural change
Analysis Media & communication studies (Australia )
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 181-219
Subject Internet -- Social aspects.
Webcasting -- Social aspects.
Webcasting -- Political aspects.
Internet -- Political aspects.
Political activists -- Effect of technological innovations on.
LC no. 2002491349
ISBN 1864031484