EME Vol. 8 Nos. 1–4

The Journal of the Media Ecology Association

Volume 8 • Numbers 1–4 • 2009


Number 1

The City’s Curse; The Church’s Plight: An Ellulian Perspective
      Stephanie Bennett
McLuhan: The Comet of Media Ecology and Hemisphericity Returns to Enlighten Scholarship
      Steven L. Reagles
Reconsidering Technology Adoption and Resistance: Observations of a Semi-Luddite
      Brett Lunceford
Understanding the Media Ecology of Texas Hold ’em Poker: Form, Interface, and Function
      Kevin Brooks


Using Zines to Foster Critical Communication
      Kathleen LeBesco and Kembrew McLeod


Joining the Global Public: Word, Image, and City in Early Chinese Newspapers, 1870–1910 (Wagner)
      Chin-Chuan Lee

Number 2

Acoustic, Visual, and Aural Space: The Quest for Virtual Reality in Musical Reproduction
      James C. Morrison
YouTube and You: Experiences of Self-Awareness in the Context Collapse of the Recording Webcam
      Michael Wesch
Media Ecology, Sacred Earth, and the Agrarian Mind
      Arthur W. Hunt III
Evolution and a Technology of Grace: Teilhard de Chardin’s Contribution to the Media Ecology Tradition
      Christine Tracy


The Textbook as an Educational Technology: Probing Its Effects on Student Development of Synthesis and Generalization Skills
      Leo J. Fahey


The Television Will Be Revolutionized (Lotz)
Beyond Prime Time: Television in the Post-Network Era (Lotz)
      Noah Arceneaux

Number 3

The Media of Politics: Writing, Networks and the Temporal Disconnect of Democracy
      Robert Hassan
Innis, Illich, Interstate: Media Ecology as Rhetorical Criticism
      Kevin Ells
Gold in the Trash: Junk Mail and New-Media Ecology
      Heather Stassen


Pedagogical Tensions: Revisioning Digital Editing in Technê
      Stacey O. Irwin


Beyond the Global Culture War (Webb)
      Thomas J. Farrell
Displacing Place: Mobile Communication in the Twenty-first Century (Kleinman)
      Michael LeVan
The Gods and Technology: A Reading of Heidegger (Rojcewicz)
      Nathan Taylor
The Economics of Attention (Lanham)
      Dwayne R. Winseck

Number 4

Editor’s Note
      Corey Anton
      Kip Redick
A Theology of Media Change: Religious Imagination and the Evolution of Electronic Media
      Brett Robinson
The Stupa: Marker of Sacred, Political, and Economic Power
      John M. Thompson


Father Ong and the Places of Study
      Jerry Harp


Mediated Religion, Active Audiences, and “Writerly” Texts
      Mark G. Borchert
The Liability of the Enlightenment: “Modernism” in the Relationships among Reigion, Politics, and American Public Life
      Mark Allan Steiner
Cinema’s Divine Retribution?: An Exploratory Look at On-Screen Justice
      Phil Alexander


Communication, Comparative Cultures, and Civilizations (Dalton)
      Richard Marback
The Postal Age: The Emergence of Modern Communications in Nineteenth-Century America (Henkin)
      Ekaterina Haskins
Information Please: Culture and Politics in the Age of Digital Machines (Poster)
      Kathleen Oswald
Medium Cool: Music Videos from Soundies to Cellphones (Beebe and Middleton)
      Frederick Wasser

Index to Volume 8

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