Research Sources

Research Sources

– Intute – study and research search engine of online material

– JURN – academic search engine

– The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

– History of Advertising Trust (HAT) – online archive of ads (largest archive of UK ads in the world) from early 1800s to present day

– Westminster Papers on Communication and Culture – online journal containing texts on various topics, including Alternative Media practices, community radio, media and religion, Islam and media, media & migration, etc.

– Walter Benjamin’s “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”

Charles Baudelaire’s “The Painter of Modern Life” (1863)

Murphie’s essay “When Fibre Meets Fibre: Networking as ritual meeting of body, brain and technics

Colloquy: text theory critique – online journal with a range of texts relating to contemporary culture (latest edition is called “B for Bad Cinema”, with various interesting articles)

AdForum – Advertising agencies, TV commercials, Award winning ads, etc

Naomi Klein (video/audio) interviews – online archive of interviews with journalist, writer and columnist Naomi Klein (author of No Logo)

Media Studies resources – links to sources on a range of topics, from advertising to pop culture

Truth in Advertising – an online collection of vintage cigarette ads

The London School of Economics – free, downloadable video / audio recordings of lectures on a range of topics, from climate change and the financial crisis, to ethics and global economy

Research Centre for Transnational Art Identity Nation (TrAIN)– transnational, historical, theoretical and practice-based research in architecture, art, communication and design


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