and mayhem abound in our
popular series of new media debates!
|| DEBATE 6: NEW!
The World Wide Web: Just a passing phase?
"Won't every website that's a great idea now just seem rubbish in three years' time?..." Your views needed here!
| DEBATE 5:
Did Microsoft ruin the Web?
"Microsoft has stomped all over the nice ethos of the Web that there would be agreed standards which mean that no one company can gain controlling power over the Web..."
| DEBATE 4:
Accessibilty vs. swankability
"There are still some purists in the world who feel that every website should be viewable on the widest range of computers, including really old ones with unfashionably slow modems, simple browsers and no plug-ins..."
| DEBATE 3:
Is the internet a killer?
"The internet certainly does provide individuals access to the views of 'extreme' groups, but to say that the Web had turned a nice young person into a hate-filled killer might be to attribute a bit too much power and autonomy to a bunch of webpages..."
| DEBATE 2:
Academic film studies vs. the Internet Movie Database
"As with all film studies, one could say something simplistic and banal, or something meaningless and irrelevant. I quickly realised that a Plan B was needed..."
| DEBATE 1:
Why are debates 4, 5 & 6 just links to other articles elsewhere on this site?
Er, that's not a debate really. Stop complaining. I'm just helping you to find things.