Pauline van Mourik Broekman
is the founding co-editor and publisher of Mute magazine.
A roundtable on 20 years of Net culture
It's easy to underestimate the time reserves and technical resources required to establish alternative networks. So wresting back the power that today's Internet giants wield will require investing serious thought in how to foster a social climate geared toward the success of such projects. [English version added] [more]
Notes on critical publishing in a UK context
In order to obtain public funding, cultural organizations in the UK must comply with indicators such as impact, effectiveness and financial viability. The publisher of "Mute" magazine discusses the implications of this purely instrumental view of culture in policy making. [more]