Premediation: Affect and Mediality After 9/11

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Palgrave Macmillan UK, Apr 9, 2010 - History - 196 pages
In an era of heightened securitization, print, televisual and networked media have become obsessed with the 'pre-mediation' of future events. In response to the shock of 9/11, socially networked US and global media worked to pre-mediate collective affects of anticipation and connectivity, while also perpetuating low levels of apprehension or fear.

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About the author (2010)

RICHARD GRUSIN is Director at the Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA. His publications includeRemediation: Understanding New Media (co-authored with Jay Bolter, 1999).