Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Media, Information and Technoculture 3130F/G

THE NEW POLITICAL ECONOMY OF INFORMATION: NETWORKED CAPITALISM


The course digs beneath the hype about the "new economy" to examine the real dynamics of commodification that are emerging from the interaction between digital networks and high capitalism. Topics include dot.commercialization, virtual advertising, open/closed networks, Web content industries, portals and search engines, knowbots and market agents, and piracy.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: MIT