I hear the claim often that  the key theories of Comm Studies can’t address the key dilemmas of todays digital media environment. How about the founding fathers of critical theory of the Frankfurt school? How would their ideas suit today’s digital world?

Well, comm students at Fordham are on a mission to test some classic ideas by some key theorists within the critical theory / cultural studies traditions and their suitability in analysing current media phenomena. Below we will find some ideas about Horkheimer, Adorno, and digital living.