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Reflections on Poster and images of digital culture

Poster, Mark (2006) “The good, the bad and the virtual” from Poster, Mark, Information please: culture and politics in the age of digital machines pp. 139-160, 274-5, Durham, N.C.; London: Duke University Press.

What struck me from our two week short film festival was the way the cyberworld and the future were dominated by [...]

Poster and thoughts on Internet and pornography

What I love about studying is the way that the readings can blend and stimulate thoughts on seemingly disparate topics. For example, Poster started me thinking about pornography (along with the WOW Video), which is not something that I would usually muse over!

Mark Poster and a question of ethics

Reading this piece and considering the role of ethics in media made me wonder about ethics and morality, and whether they are the same thing? Looking up the terms on www.dictionary.com ethics is described as “a system of moral principles”, and morals as “the distinction between right and wrong”. Sounds simple. They both seem to [...]