Three tenure-line positions, Communication, Culture & Technology, Georgetown

Technology Studies The Communication, Culture & Technology (CCT) M.A. program at Georgetown University focuses on the relationship between new computational technologies of communication and areas such as science, scholarship, culture, government, media, business, journalism, and the arts.  The program is developing a new lab, which will be a hub of technology knowledge, discovery and research,… Continue reading Three tenure-line positions, Communication, Culture & Technology, Georgetown

Reading Herbert Schiller: “Data Deprivation” in Information Inequality: the Deepening Social Crisis in America, 1996.

Herbert Schiller's chapter "Data Deprivation," from his 1996 work Information Inequalities, focuses on the great shift in power and control from state to private actors, resulting in a massive consolidation of power in the corporate sector, particularly over the control and dissemination of communication and information (43). Almost 15 years old, this essay draws out… Continue reading Reading Herbert Schiller: “Data Deprivation” in Information Inequality: the Deepening Social Crisis in America, 1996.