Conflict in a Heteropolar Media Landscape

James Der Derian maps the effects of digital new media and technology on contemporary warfare. Drawing on Walter Benjamin and Paul Virilio, he analyzes the heteropolar global media landscape and asks how we can distill meaning as citizens, researchers, and media-makers.

This microdoc was produced by the Global Media Project at the Watson Institute for International Relations at Brown University. James presented this speech at the War 2.0 Symposium in 2010, organized – among others – by thevisionmachine’s very own Maddie Carr and Seb Kaempf.






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