Anna Reading: Essays

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Journal Articles

Reading A. (2014) Seeing Red: On the Political Economy of Digital Memory. Media Culture and Society. October.  Published online before print July 2, 2014, doi: 10.1177/0163443714532980

Keightley, E. & Reading, A. (Apr 2014 ) Mediated Mobilties In : Media Culture & Society. 36, 3, p. 285-301

Reading, A. 2012‘ The dynamics of zero: on digital memories of Mars and the human fœtus in the globital memory field ESSACHESS - Journal of Communication Studies. 5.10.

Reading, A. 2011, ‘Identity, Memory and Cosmopolitanism: The Otherness of the Past and a Right to Memory’ , European Journal of Cultural Studies, 14(4): 379-394.

Reading, A. 2011, ‘The London Bombings: Mobile Witnessing, Mortal Bodies and Globital Time’ , Memory Studies, 4(3): 298-311.

Reading, A. 2010, ‘Gender and the Right to Memory’, Media Development , 2: 11-15.

Reading, A. 2009, ‘Mobile Witnessing: Ethics and the Camera Phone in the War on Terror, Globalizations , 6(1): 61–76.

Reading, A. 2009, ‘The Playful Panopticon? Ethics and the Coded Self in Social Networking Sites’, Communications in the 21st Century, Engagement and Exposure: Mobile Communication and the Ethics of Social Networking , 8: 93-102.

Reading, A. 2008, ‘The Mobile Family Gallery? Gender, Memory and the Cameraphone’ , Trames: A Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences, (12)3: 353-339.

Reading, A. 2005, ‘Professing Porn or Obscene Browsing? On Proper Distance in the University Classroom’ , Media Culture and Society, 27(1): 123-130.

Reading, A, 2003, ‘Digital Interactivity in Public Memory Institutions: The Uses of New Technologies in Holocaust Museums’ , Media Culture and Society, 25(1): 67-85.

Reading, A. 1999, ‘Scarlet Lips in Belsen: Culture, Gender and Ethnicity in the Policies of the Holocaust’ , Media Culture and Society, 21(4): 481-501.

Reading, A. 1994, ‘The People Versus the King: Polish Broadcasting Legislation’, Media Law and Practice, 1(15): 7-12.

Reading, A. and Sparks, C. 1994, ‘Understanding Media Change in East-Central Europe’ , Media Culture and Society, 16: 243-270.


Book Chapters


Reading, A. (2014) The Journalist as Memory Assembler: Non Memory, The War on Terror and The Shooting of Osama Bin Laden

in Memory and Journalism. Zelizer , . B. & Tenenboim., . K. (eds.). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave/Macmillan

Reading, A. (2013) Europe’s Other World: Romany Memory within the New Dynamics of the Globital Memory Field

in  Memory, Conflict and New Media: Web Wars in Post-Socialist States. Rutten. , . E., Fedor, J. & Zrevava , . V. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 21-31

Reading, A, 2012. ‘Globital Time: Time in the Digital Globalised Age’ Time, Media, and Modernity. Edited by Emily Keightley. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 143-164

Reading, A. 2012. ‘The European Roma: An Unsettled Right to Memory’ in Public Memory, Public Media, and the Politics of Justice. Co-edited by Philip Lee and Pradip N. Thomas. Basingstoke: Palgrave, pp.121-140

Reading, A. 2011, ‘Globalisation and Digital Memory: Globital Memory’s Six Dynamics’, in, Neiger, M., Meyers, O., Zandberg, E. (eds), On Media Memory , Basingstoke: Palgrave, pp 241-252.

Reading, A. 2011, ‘Globital Witnessing: Mobile Memories of Atrocity and Terror from London and Iran’, in, Hall, K. and Jones, K. (eds), Constructions of Conflict: Transmitting Memories of the Past in European Historiography, Literature and Culture , Oxford: Peter Lang, pp 73-90.

Reading, A. 2009, ‘Memobilia: Mobile Phones Making New Memory Forms’, in, Garde-Hansen, J. Hoskins and Reading, A. (eds), Save As…Digital Memories , London: Palgrave, pp 81-95.

Harvey, C. and Reading, A. 2008, ‘Remembrance of Things Fast: Conceptualising Nostalgic-Play in the Battlestar Galactica Video Game’, in, Whalen, Z. and Taylor, L. (eds), Playing the Past: History and Nostalgia in Video Games , Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, pp 164-182.

Reading, A. 2007, Anthologised extract from book, ‘Gender, Memory and Culture: The Social Inheritance of the Holocaust’, in, Rossington, M. and Whitehead, A. (eds), Theories of Memory: A Reader, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp 219-222.

Reading, A. 2005, ‘The Making of Social Memories? Young People’s Reception of Holocaust Films in Different Cultural Contexts’, in, Haggith, T. and Newman, J. (eds), The Holocaust and the Moving Image: Representations in Film and Television Since 1933 , London: Wallflower Press, pp 211-216.

Reading, A. (2003), ‘Sale of the Century: Engendering Media Policy in Eastern Europe’, in, Paletz, D. and Jakubowicz, K. (eds), Business as Usual? Media in Eastern Europe , Cresskill: Hampton Press, pp 385-412.

Reading, A. 2001, ‘Clicking on Hitler: The Virtual Holocaust @Home’, in, Zelizer, B. (ed.), Visual Culture and the Holocaust , New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, pp 323-339.

Reading, A. 1999, ‘Regulation and Media Policy’, in, Reading, A. and Stokes, J. (eds), The Media in Britain: Current Debates and Developments , Basingstoke: Macmillan, pp 127-129.

Stokes, J. and Reading, A. 1999, ‘Media Material: Content and Representation’, The Media in Britain: Current Debates and Developments , Basingstoke: Macmillan, pp 185-190.

Reading, A (1999), ‘Selling Sexuality in the Lesbian and Gay Press’, The Media in Britain: Current Debates and Developments , Basingstoke: Macmillan, pp 265-272.

Reading, A (1999), ‘Campaigns to Change the Media’, The Media in Britain: Current Debates and Developments , Basingstoke: Macmillan, pp 170-181.

Reading, A. 1995, ‘The President’s Men: Television, Gender and the Public Sphere in Central and Eastern Europe’, in, Preston, P. and Corcoran, C. (eds). Democracy and Communication in the New Europe , Cresskill: Hampton Press, pp 175-194.

Reading, A. and Sparks, C. 1995, ‘Re-regulating broadcasting in Eastern and Central Europe: a comparative analysis’, in, Preston, P. and Corcoran, C. (eds), Democracy and Communication in the New Europe , Cresskill: Hampton, pp 31-50.




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