Tag Archives: media

charlie brooker’s black mirror

Wow! “Black mirror” by Charlie Brooker (2011)! Can’t wait to see “The national anthem”, “15 million merits” & “The entire history of you”. (That third episode was written by Jesse Armstrong, not by Charlie Brooker.) http://www.guardian.co.uk/techn… Continue reading

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adam curtis on ghostwatch

Adam Curtis – click the tag for more on him – has just blogged “a brief history of the appearance of ghosts and poltergeists and other spirits on television. Not fictional ghosts – but real ones, or the reports of their appearances, that you find … Continue reading

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potlatch vs the prisoner’s dilemma

Marc Holthof on potlatch vs the prisoner’s dilemma, and re: the VRT’s foolish econologic decision to end “Music for Life” … “It is the “prisoner’s dilemma” in the early 1950’s by the mathematician AW Tucker was formulated and a classic of game the… Continue reading

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the society of the spectacle

I.M. Guy Debord. [IM = infotainment media?] For the complete 1973 film with English subtitles: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9. With Spanish subtitles: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 (voir aussi).http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Society_of_th… Continue reading

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gal

Belgica est omnis divisa in partes tres, quarum duam incolunt Belgae … horum omnium fortissimus est GAL … There’s a brand new book (“GAL – een halve eeuw op het scherp van de snee”, ISBN 9789461310187) and Curieus are showing Gerard Alsteens’ work… Continue reading

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intercultural communication

Alongside the media critique of Katleen De Ridder, there’s an excellent manual on ‘intercultural communication’ by Nadia Dala (ISBN 9789020990942). For journalists and anyone interested. Both women meet on 2010-11-04 (19:30) at the Antwerp book fa… Continue reading

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white media

“De witte media” (Lannoo 2010-10-26, ISBN 9789020985733) by Katleen De Ridder (of the Belgian Minderhedenforum) is a must read book if you’re into investigating intercultural communication, or integration vs. polarisation & media critique tout cou… Continue reading

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