Tag Archives: Publics

Sound and the Public: A Special Issue of Communication and the Public

Communication and the Public – Call for papers Jing Wang (Zhejiang University) and Marina Peterson (Ohio University), Guest Editors Sound as a constitutive element in the formation of public life is exemplified by urban public concerts, the everyday sound of a church bell in a small European village, or the Chinese national anthem played every Monday in Tiananmen Square. […]

The Affective Publics of Under the Dome

Recently, a documentary film called Under the Dome made by the former celebrity investigative journalist Chai Jing caused a sensation in China and in global media. A film in the style of Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, Under the Dome is an impassioned exposé of the causes and consequences of air pollution. It is an […]