tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique. Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society provides a forum to discuss the challenges humanity is facing in the information society today.
It promotes contributions within an emerging science of the information society with a special interest in critical studies following the highest standards of peer review.
It is a journal that focuses on information society studies and studies of media, digital media, information and communication in society with a special interest in critical studies in these thematic areas.
The journal has a special interest in disseminating articles that focus on the role of information (cognition/knowledge, communication, cooperation) in contemporary capitalist societies. For this task, articles should employ critical theories and/or empirical research inspired by critical theories and/or philosophy and ethics guided by critical thinking as well as relate the analysis to power structures and inequalities of capitalism, especially forms of stratification such as class, racist and other ideologies and capitalist patriarchy.
Papers should reflect on how the presented findings contribute to the illumination of conditions that foster or hinder the advancement of a global sustainable and participatory information society.
It is the journal´s mission to encourage uncommon sense, fresh perspectives and unconventional ideas, and connect leading thinkers and young scholars in inspiring reflections.
tripleC is a transdisciplinary journal that is open to contributions from all disciplines and approaches that critically and with a focus on power structures analyze the role of cognition, communication, cooperation, information, media, digital media and communication in the information society.
We are especially interested in how analyses relate to normative, political and critical dimensions of the information society and how they help illuminating conditions that foster or hinder the advancement of a global sustainable, inclusive and participatory information society.
We accept articles from all disciplines and combinations of disciplines carried out with any type of methods that focus on topics relating to the role of information, media, digital media and communication in contemporary society, politics, culture, and economy and the interrelation of humans and technology. We publish both theoretical and empirical research.
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Vol 12, No 1 (2014)
Table of Contents
|The Flâneur, the Badaud and Empathetic Worker|
|Ekaterina Petrovna Netchitailova||1-13|
|Defining Algorithmic Ideology: Using Ideology Critique to Scrutinize Corporate Search Engines|
|Veblen 2.0: Neoliberal Games of Social Capital and the Attention Economy as Conspicuous Consumption|
|Kane Xavier Faucher||40-56|
|A Seeping Commodification: The Long Revolution in the Proliferation of Communication Commodities|
|Jernej A. Prodnik||142-168|
|Jacques Ellul’s “Anti-Democratic Economy:” Persuading Citizens and Consumers in the Information Society|
|Artur Matos Alves||169-201|
|The Imperial Republic and Pax-Americana: State Formation, Inequality, and the New American Way of War|
Reflections (Non Peer-Reviewed)
|Professor Janet Wasko: An Interview with the President of the IAMCR and one of the Key Representatives of the Political Economy of Communication Approach|
|Jernej Amon Prodnik, Janet Wasko||14-27|
|Social Media and the Public Sphere|
|Revisiting the Political Economy of Communication||PDF MP3|
|Nicholas Garnham, Christian Fuchs||102-141|
|From the Communism of Capital to Capital for the Commons: Towards an Open Co-operativism|
|Michel Bauwens, Vasilis Kostakis||356-361|
|Socialist Licenses? A Rejoinder to Michel Bauwens and Vasilis Kostakis|
Special Issue: Critical Visual Theory
|Introduction: Critical Visual Theory|
|Peter Ludes, Winfried Nöth, Kathrin Fahlenbrach||202-213|
|A Critical and Semiotic Approach to the Wonderful, Horrible Life Cycle of the Kony 2012 Viral Video|
|For the Lulz: Anonymous, Aesthetics and Affect|
|Rodrigo Ferrada Stoehrel, Simon Lindgren||238-264|
|Visual Memes as Neutralizers of Political Dissent|
|The 'Bollywoodization' of Popular Indian Visual Culture: A Critical Perspective|
|Keval Joseph Kumar||277-285|
|Framing Openness. The Digital Circulation of Israel's National Photographic Memory|
|Sexualized Branded Entertainment and the Male Consumer Gaze|
|Matthew P. McAllister, Lauren J. DeCarvalho||299-314|
|Revolutions of Resolution|
|Joaquin Zerené Harcha, Paula Cardoso Pereira||315-327|
|Negotiating the New Media Platforms: Youth and Political Images in Kenya|
|Lynete Lusike Mukhongo||328-341|
|“A Real China” on User-Generated Videos? Audio-Visual Narratives of Confucianism|
tripleC is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal (ISSN: 1726-670X). All journal content, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Austria License.