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[ecrea] MCP Journal: The end of the long tail

Fri Feb 10 06:33:20 GMT 2017

MCP Journal: The end of the long tail

A new issue of the International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics has just been published. Among the topics covered: The false promise of the long tail, the new life of political magazines online, and the press treatment of the Scottish referendum. Table of contents follows:

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1.- “Tailoring Nirvana: Appropriating Yoga, Resignification, and Instructional Challenges”, by Mary Grace Antony (Schreiner University, USA)

2.- “Elysium as a Critical Dystopia”, by Tanner Mirrlees and Isabel Pedersen (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada).

3.- “Beneath the Bias, the Crisis: The Press and the Scottish Referendum”, by Michael Wayne (Brunel University).

4.- “Requiem for the Long Tail: Implications for Audiovisual Diversity on the Internet”, by Philip M. Napoli (Duke University).

5.- “Prospective journalism redux: The new life of political magazines in the digital age”, by Francisco Seoane Pérez (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid).


1.- “That’s Politics!” A Critical Commentary on the Mediation of Democracy in Orange is the New Black”, by Amy Louise Walker (University of Huddersfield).

2.- "Assessing participatory journalism in Poland: at ten", by Leszek Zinkow (Jesuit University Ignatianum in Cracow)


1.- Presumed Intimacy: Para-social relationships in media, society and celebrity culture, Chris Rojek (Dec 2015), First Edition, Malden, MA: Polity (224 pp.). Reviewed by Robert van Krieken (University of Sydney).

2.- Political Communication and Leadership: Mimetisation, Hugo Chavez and the construction of power and identity, Elena Block (August 2015), First Edition, London: Routledge (284pp.). Reviewed by Adriana Amado (Universidad Nacional de La Matanza, Argentina).

3.- Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community and Print Culture, 1741-1860, Heather Haveman (Sept 2015), First Edition, Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press (432 pp.). David Finkelstein (University of Edinburgh).


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