MEDIA ECOLOGY ASSOCIATION CONVENTION
NEW YORK, NEW YORK
JUNE 22-26, 2005
From June 22-26, 2005, scholars from around the globe gathered at Ford-ham University in New York City for the Media Ecology Association's sixth annual convention with the theme of "The Biases of Media." The expression "Media Ecology" is the term Neil Postman used in 1970 to designate the then newly formed PhD program at New York University. This program began to study media and communication technologies from a broad-based, multidisciplinary, and socio-historical perspective. Seven years ago, the Media Ecology Association (MEA) was founded to bring together the New York, Toronto, and St. Louis schools, along with others who shared an interest in the media ecology intellectual tradition.
This year's convention--larger than …