Jack Z. Bratich

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Jack Z. Bratich
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Rutgers University



Jack Zeljko Bratich is an associate professor and department chair of journalism and media studies at Rutgers University. He authored Conspiracy Panics: Political Rationality and Popular Culture (2008) and co-edited, along with Jeremy Packer and Cameron McCarthy, Foucault, Cultural Studies, and Governmentality (2003). His work applies autonomist social theory to such topics as reality television, social movement media, audience studies, and the cultural politics of secrecy. His book chapter, “When Collective Intelligence Agencies Collide” (in Everyday Life in the (Post)Global Network, eds. Marina Levina and Grant Kien, Peter Lang, 2010) examines collaborative conspiracy research and network antagonism.


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