Media and Power After Stuart Hall

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Gerard Goggin


In commemorating Stuart Hall, I wish to pay particular attention to the importance of his work for understanding one of the great topics of contemporary culture— media.

There is a long discussion to be had of Stuart Hall’s making and use of media, in various forms, from his early days of political activism, to television and film productions, videos and interviews. But his contribution to how we think about the media, to media theory and cultural theory of media, remains especially rich. What Hall has to teach us, and provoke us with, concerning media, is centrally about power

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Stuart Hall: In Memoriam
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Gerard Goggin, University of Melbourne

Gerard Goggin is professor of Media and Communications and ARC Future Fellow, University of Sydney.