The effects and implications of
technologies for the media and
“[Technology] is always historically informed not only by its materiality
but also by its political, economic and social context, and thus always both
co-constitutes and expresses cultural values.”
Vivian Sobchak (2000) The scene of the screen: envisioning cinematic and electronic presence,
in J.T. Caldwell (ed.) Theories of the New Media – A Historical Perspective. London: Athlone Press.