Monday, 11 November 2013
The Conversation: Why too much privacy is bad for the economy
I wrote this opinion piece linked to for The Conversation. Reflecting on novel developments in outdoor advertising, Tesco and Alan Sugar's company Amscreen, it unpacks these in relation to the philosophy of Jeremy Bentham (without a panopticon in sight!). Hope you like it: story here.
- Andrew McStay
- I am director of the Media and Persuasive Communication (MPC) network at Bangor University where I also lecture on political-economy of the media. I am currently working on a book provisionally titled Deconstructing Privacy for Peter Lang and leading two empirical projects in connection with privacy perception and the use of new media for smoking cessation. I am author of Creativity and Advertising: Affect, Events and Process (Routledge, 2013); The Mood of Information: A Critique of Behavioural Advertising (Continuum, 2011); and Digital Advertising (Palgrave-MacMillan, 2009). Please contact me at email@example.com if you are interested in Ph.D supervision or consultancy services.