Tag: Immediacy

Group B: McPherson and the “Illusion” of Liveness

In Tara McPherson’s “Reload: Liveness, Mobility, and the web” there exists a section entitled “Tara’s Phenomenology of Web Surfing.” Within this section, she writes: Of course, as with television, this much touted liveness ┬áis actually the┬áillusion of liveness: though the weather conditions may indeed be up to date, most of the “breaking news” I access via my personalized MSNBC front…