Tag: ICT studies

Spain’s current political impasse

John Postill , October 13th, 2016


Yesterday, 12 October 2016, I took part in a seminar titled “Resolving Spain’s political deadlock” held at my home institution, RMIT University, in Melbourne. I presented alongside Marta…


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20. Hacking politics: civic struggles to politicize technologies

John Postill , May 2nd, 2015


This is the 20th of 42 posts in the ongoing Freedom technologists series. By Sebastian Kubitschko via Civic Media Project Despite the longstanding equating of hacking as infused…


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16. A letter from Jakarta

John Postill , March 21st, 2015


Many years ago, in 1987, I left Madrid and came to Jakarta to become a journalist. For about a year, I was a trainee at Tempo magazine and…


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15. Location technologists: the politics of digital media in a ‘special region’ of Indonesia

John Postill , March 16th, 2015


Chapter proposal to Location Technologies in International Context, Rowan Wilken (Swinburne Uni of Tech), Gerard Goggin (U of Sydney) & Heather Horst (RMIT), eds. John Postill RMIT University…


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14. Field theory, media change and the new citizen movements

John Postill , March 5th, 2015


This draft article is the fourteenth post in the freedom technologists series. Field theory, media change and the new citizen movements: the case of Spain’s ‘real democracy turn’,…


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Workshop note on digital media and socio-political change

John Postill , March 3rd, 2015


By Victor Lasa On 20 February 2015, Dr John Postill convened a workshop with fellow RMIT scholars and research students around the topic of “Digital media and socio-political…


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