Accepted on 15 Dec 2016
Submitted on 15 Dec 2016
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The author has no competing interests to declare.
Dr Jaeho Kang is Senior Lecturer in Critical Media and Cultural Studies at SOAS London and previously taught as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media and Film Studies at the New School in New York (2005–2012) after holding the post of Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow in the Institut für Sozialforschung at the University of Frankfurt (2004–2005). The author of Walter Benjamin and the Media: The Spectacle of Modernity (2013), his research has recently focused attention on the East Asian context of media culture with particular reference to media spectacle, urban space and screen culture.