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Cybertarian flexibility - when prosumers join the cognitariat, all that is scholarship melts into air

Miller, T. (2016) Cybertarian flexibility - when prosumers join the cognitariat, all that is scholarship melts into air. In: Curtin, M. and Sanson, K., (eds.) Precarious Creativity: Global Media, Local Labor. University of California Press, Oakland, California, pp. 19-32.

Abstract

The prevailing media credo, in domains that matter both a lot (popular, capitalist, and state discourse and action) and a little (communication, cultural, and media studies), is upheaval. The litany goes something like this: Corporate power is challenged. State authority is compromised. A vant-garde art and politics are centered. The young are masters, not victims. Technologies represent freedom, not domination. Revolutions are fomented by Twitter, not theory; by memes, not memos; by Facebook, not Foucault; by phone, not protest…

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Publisher: University of California Press
Copyright: 2016 by The Regents of the University of California
Publishers Website: https://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=978052029085...
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/40512
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