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An Alternative Internet: Radical Media, Politics and Creativity

Chris Atton


This book explores how the Internet presents radical ways of organising and producing media that offer political and cultural alternatives, both to ways of doing business and to how we understand the world and our place in it. It is characterised by in-depth case studies. Topics include the media of new social movements and other radical political organisations (including the far right); websites produced by fans of popular culture; and media dedicated to developing a critical, ‘public’ journalism. The book locates these studies in appropriate theoretical and historical contexts, while remaini ... More

Keywords: Internet, far right, websites, popular culture, media, journalism, radical political organisations, anti-capitalist movement, environmental movement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780748617692
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617692.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chris Atton, author