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Communication Technology and New Media

1992

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The Spectacularization Of Subjectivity: Media Knowledges, Global Citizenry, And The New World Order, Rhonda Hammer, Peter Mclaren Jan 1992

The Spectacularization Of Subjectivity: Media Knowledges, Global Citizenry, And The New World Order, Rhonda Hammer, Peter Mclaren

Education Faculty Articles and Research

"Our understanding of contemporary forms of electronically produced media knowledges has been informed by what we perceive as the changing role of the flaneur in the age of late capitalism-one that is as ominous and drastic as the changes which Benjamin perceived. We suggest that the flaneur no longer provides the service of teaching his or her generation about 'their own objective circumstances;' rather, we suggest that the flaneur, as global newscaster, has transmogrified into the afterimage of fascism."