Nordicom Review 31 (Special Issue)

NordMedia 2009

Ulla Carlsson



Body, Soul and Society: Rethinking Media and Communication Ontologies
Miyase Christensen, André Jansson

Plenary Session I. Where is Liberation in Contemporary Media Culture?

Mission Impossible? Neoliberal Subjects and Empowerment
Mikko Lehtonen

Utopia and Torture in the Hollywood War Film
Rikke Schubart

Body and Soul: Notes on Challenges to Freedom
Sverker Sörlin

Plenary Session IIA. What is a Healthy Soul in A Healthy Body? Ethics, Aesthetics and Sustainability in Media Society

The Body as Design Project in an ‘Order of Pure Decision’: Transformable Bodies in Makeover Shows and Steven Meisel’s Fashion Photography
Anne Jerslev

The Face of Health: Makeover Culture and New Body Ideals
Thomas Johansson

Better (Red)™ Than Dead? Celebrities, Consumption and International Aid
Lisa Ann Richey, Stefano Ponte

Plenary Session IIB. “DigIT or Not”: Are We Addicted to the Media?

Online among Us: Experiences of Virtuality in Everyday Life
Kaarina Nikunen

Experimenting with New Media for Journalism
Lars Nyre

From the Ecology of Broadcasting to the Ecology of Participation: Critical Reflections
Tobias Olsson

Plenary Session III. New Dynamics in Online Social Net­work­­ing: Revisiting Communication, Consump­tion and Division of Labour

The Embodied Self in a Digital Age: Possibilities, Risks, and Prospects for a Pluralistic (democratic/liberal) Future?
Charles Ess

The Precarious Citizen: Control and Value in the Digital Age
Katharine Sarikakis

The Authors

Appeal August 15, 2009 on the release of Dawit Isaak

Working Group Papers



Cover of Nordicom Review 31 (Special Issue) NordMedia 2009

About the Journal

Name: Nordicom Review
Year established: 1980
Subject area: Social Sciences/Communication
Language: English
Format: Digital-only Open Access
Frequency: 2 issues per year
eISSN: 2001-5119
CiteScore: 2.5 (2022)