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Our dirty love affair with technology

Maxwell, Richard and Miller, Toby 2013. Our dirty love affair with technology. Soundings: a Journal of Politics and Culture 54 , pp. 115-126. 10.3898/136266213807299078

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The media have been intimate environmental participants for a long time. The prevailing myth is that the printing press, telegraph, phonograph, photograph, cinema, telephone, wireless radio, television, and internet changed the world without changing the Earth. They brought fantasy, reality, and pleasure to users in equal measure, fostering participatory and happy societies. In reality, each technology has emerged by despoiling ecosystems and exposing workers to harm.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: Journalism, Media and Culture
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Publisher: Lawrence and Wishart
ISSN: 1362-6620
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2020 03:46

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