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New Media Gatekeepers: Ecosystems of Access and Denial

Coventry University School of Media and Performing Arts Ellen Terry Building – ETG101 April 22nd – 12:30-16:00 17:00: Book Launch and Wine Reception   Organised by the Centre for Disruptive Media:   Free Symposium. Please Register at:   Speakers:   Margie Borschke (Macquarie University) – Music (via Skype) James Newman (Bath Spa University)…

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Seeing Power—What About That? with: 2/5BZ + collective Reception/Presentation + Performance Sat, 06.02.2016 | 20:00 – 21:30 | Cafe Global Stage part of Stream: Anxious to Act see here for event-link The transmediale performance of 2/5BZ was preceded by an open reception by the collective. New global power complexes demand new multi-sensory ways of seeing…

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Videos ‘Why Are We Not Boycotting’ Symposium Now Online


In view of the current discussion taking place over’s introduction of an ‘article recommendation charge’, and the subsequent #DeleteAcademiaEdu hashtag (, we thought you might be interested in this: Last month The Centre for Disruptive Media ( at Coventry University organised a symposium on academic social networking platforms called ‘Why Are We Not Boycotting’…

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A Guide To Open And Hybrid Publishing

The Open and Hybrid Publishing pilot, part of the Europeana Space grant, has just launched A Guide to Open and Hybrid Publishing. The Guide takes the form of a free downloadable pdf brochure. It accompanies the pilot’s first outcome, the online platform called Photomediations: An Open Book ( – which it uses as an illustration.