The power of representation, as Debord understood so well, is not so much in what it portrays, but in what it conceals – and today media undoubtedly is the most powerful adjudicator and disseminator of what is to be shown and what is to be hidden. It is in this context that this special issue on media geography and the Middle East can be best understood.
Current articles on the relationship of media and geography including a discussion on the work of Donna Haraway. Also featuring Harald Bauder’s deconstruction of Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Rabbit/Duck and Marcia England’s insight into SuicideGirls.com.
Space & Sound: Geographies of Music, Geographers Who Play Music. A special issue of Aether edited by John Finn.
Part one of Volume 6 explores the connections between the moving framed image and geography, offering author-created videos and movie clips to supplement textual materials.
This special issue of Aether, edited by Tristan Thielmann, explores the spatial turn in media studies and the media turn in geographical studies, providing a sketch of the subject area “geomedia” from a phenomenological perspective and the field of “media geography” from a disciplinary perspective.
This special issue of Aether brings together six papers that address news geography on a range of scales. Each speaks to the question of how the news media position the people and places that constitute their particular communities.
One of the main reasons Aether was developed as an ejournal was to offer authors alternative publishing outlets– something that went beyond the textural format of both traditional hard journals and text-based ejournals. Volume Three presents the first articles that justify these editorial goals.
This special issue of Aether offers an examination of the utopian and dystopian representations of digital landscapes including narratives of colonialism, gaming as social space and the influence of historical ideologies on social game space plus much more.
The premiere issue of Aether consists of a series of short essays by members of the editorial board. Each essay explores the author's personal interests in Media Geography and discusses the future direction of the field.