Virtual Geography: Living with Global Media Events
"The author's capacity to grasp and interpret these [world media] events is astounding, and her ability to provide insights into a world where unbounded information is circling the earth with the speed of light is startling." -- Choice
"... a wide-ranging, quirky and dextrous mix of description, theory and analysis, that documents the perils of the global telecommunications network... " -- Times Literary Supplement
"... this is a stimulating, even moving, book, dense with ideas and with many quotable lines." -- The New Statesman
"Wark is one of the most original and interesting cultural critics writing today." -- Lawrence Grossberg
McKenzie Wark writes about the experience of everyday life under the impact of increasingly global media vectors. We no longer have roots, we have aerials. We no longer have origins, we have terminals.
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He goes down to Tiananmen . He signs autographs . He pleads with students to
leave the square . Some will later say he cried as he spoke into the megaphone .
The 7 P.M. news juxtaposes a demoralized Zhao Ziyang with a determined Li ...
The demonstrations in Tiananmen Square form a significant expression of the
experimental search for just such a political culture . In May and April 1989 the
students managed to turn the monumental power of Tiananmen Square and the ...
See David Kelly , “ Chinese Intellectuals in the 1989 Democracy Movement , " in
George Hicks , ed . , The Broken Mirror : China after Tiananmen ( London :
Longman , 1990 ) . 49. Han Minzhu , Cries for Democracy , p . 327 . 50. Ibid . , p .