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Fuchs, Christian and Vincent Mosco, eds. 2012. Marx is Back – The 
Importance of Marxist Theory and Research for Critical Communication 
Studies Today. tripleC–Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable 
Information Society (http://www.triple.c.at) 10 (2): 127-632.

Dear colleagues,

We are happy to announce publication of tripleC's special issue "Marx is 
Back – The Importance of Marxist Theory and Research for Critical 
Communication Studies Today" that contains 29 contributions on more than 
500 pages.


The entire issue as one single file is available here:

The contributions shows that Marx and Marxism are truly back!

With kind regards,
Christian Fuchs and Vincent Mosco


Table of Contents

127-140 Christian Fuchs and Vincent Mosco 	
Introduction: Marx is Back – The Importance of Marxist Theory and 
Research for Critical Communication Studies Today.

Marx, the Media, Commodities, and Capital Accumulation

141-155 Nicole S. Cohen
Cultural Work as a Site of Struggle: Freelancers and Exploitation

156-170 Mattias Ekman
Understanding Accumulation: The Relevance of Marx’s Theory of Primitive 
Accumulation in Media and Communication Studies

171-183 Eran Fisher
How Less Alienation Creates More Exploitation? Audience Labour on Social 
Network Sites

184-202 Richard Hall and Bernd Stahl
Against Commodification: The University, Cognitive Capitalism and 
Emergent Technologies

203-213 William Henning James Hebblewhite
“Means of Communication as Means of Production” Revisited

214-229 Vincent Manzerolle and Atle Mikkola Kjøsen
The Communication of Capital: Digital Media and the Logic of Acceleration

230-252 George Pleios
Communication and Symbolic Capitalism. Rethinking Marxist Communication 
Theory in the Light of the Information Society

253-273 Robert Prey
The Network’s Blindspot: Exclusion, Exploitation and Marx’s 
Process-Relational Ontology

274-301 Jernej Prodnik
A Note on the Ongoing Process of Commodification: From the Audience 
Commodity to the Social Factory

302-312 Jens Schröter
The Internet and “Frictionless Capitalism”

313-333 Andreas Wittel
Digital Marx: Toward a Political Economy of Distributed Media

Marx and Ideology Critique

334-348 Pablo Castagno
Critical Transitions: Marxist Theory and Media Democratization in 
Post-Neoliberal Argentina

349-391 İrfan Erdogan
Missing Marx: The Place of Marx in Current Communication Research and 
the Place of Communication in Marx’s Work

392-412 Christian Fuchs
Towards Marxian Internet Studies

413-424 Christian Garland and Stephen Harper
Did Somebody Say Neoliberalism?: On the Uses and Limitations of a 
Critical Concept in Media and Communication Studies

425-438 Jim McGuigan
The Coolness of Capitalism Today

439-456 Brice Nixon
Dialectical Method and the Critical Political Economy of Culture

457-473 Michelle Rodino-Colocino
“Feminism” as Ideology: Sarah Palin’s Anti-feminist Feminism and 
Ideology Critique

474-487 Gerald Sussman
Systemic Propaganda as Ideology and Productive Exchange

Marx and Media Use

488-508 Brian A. Brown and Anabel Quan-Haase
“A Workers’ Inquiry 2.0”: An Ethnographic Method for the Study of 
Produsage in Social Media Contexts

509-517 Katarina Giritli Nygren and Katarina L Gidlund
The Pastoral Power of Technology. Rethinking Alienation in Digital Culture

Marx, Alternative/Socialist Media and Social Struggles

518-536 Miriyam Aouragh
Social Media, Mediation and the Arab Revolutions

537-554 Lee Artz
21st Century Socialism: Making a State for Revolution

555-569 Peter Ludes
Updating Marx’s Concept of Alternatives

570-576 Vincent Mosco
Marx is Back, But Which One? On Knowledge Labour and Media Practice

577-599 Wilhelm Peekhaus
The Enclosure and Alienation of Academic Publishing: Lessons for the 

600-617 Sebastian Sevignani
The Problem of Privacy in Capitalism and the Alternative Social 
Networking Site Diaspora*

618-632 Padmaja Shaw
Marx as Journalist: Revisiting the Free Speech Debate