Wilson, Jason A.

Jason Wilson is a Research Associate in the Creative Industries Faculty at QUT. He has written and published internationally on citizen journalism, videogames and mobile media. Previously he worked in the UK at RIMAD at the University of Bedfordshire, and he is still on the editorial team for the journal, Convergence. Since returning to Australia, he has been closely involved in two major ARC-funded citizen journalism initiatives, Youdecide2007 and Qlddecides, which covered two Australian elections.

Contributions

  • Articles
    The first home video-gaming console, the Magnavox Odyssey, was released in 1972. Its limited graphical capacities led Magnavox to ship it with a number of plastic overlays for the user's television that would admit a little variety into the then relatively crude gaming experience, limited to a built-in,Read more
  • Editorial
    Naomi Klein’s global bestseller No Logo was published in paperback in the USA in December 2000; in the UK in January 2001. Few blockbuster publications can have been more sweetly timed. All around the world, spectacular public protests were occurring at major international forums: at the World Trade Organisation meeting...Read more
  • Editorial
    This issue of M/C Journal asks what’s your vote worth? And what does citizenship mean now? These questions are pressing, not only for the authors and editors of this special issue, but for anyone who contends with the challenges and opportunities presented by the relationship of the individual to the modern state, the difficulty and necessity...Read more
  • Editorial
    This issue of M/C Journal asks what’s your vote worth? And what does citizenship mean now? These questions are pressing, not only for the authors and editors of this special issue, but for anyone who contends with the challenges and opportunities presented by the relationship of the individual to the modern state, the difficulty and necessity of effecting change in our polities, and...Read more