ANTONIO LÓPEZ

Putting the "eco" in media ecosystems

Media ecosystem starter kit

The Media Ecosystem was a book I wrote during the midst of Occupy Wall Street and was intended to be a manifesto tapping into the open aperture of rebellion spreading around the world at the time. I wanted to infuse ecology into how we thought about media and activism. My thinking is evolving and so, …

The Media Ecosystem – Chapter references

Because The Media Ecosystem is written in the spirit of a manifesto, it was an editorial decision to leave out a reference section and index. What follows, then, is a basic list of references for each section of the book. This is not a complete list, but meant to inspire further links beyond the book’s …

Mediacology – Chapter Summaries

Introduction: Media Permaculture Applying an ecological model to media literacy requires switching perspectives by moving from the analysis of design objects, such as advertising, to the study of system design. This means not only studying the economics of production and ideology, but also understanding that media have innate cognitive designs as well. “Media Permaculture” is …