Media Deconstruction Kit Online
A Project of the Experimental Party, who I don’t quite understand yet, but it’s fun watching what they’re doing.
The US Department of Art & Technology announces today new network and Internet service capabilities that transform an array of appropriated live news broadcasts – from advertisements to political pundancy, live news updates to cable network logos – and put the altered matter out on the Net. The Department believes these techniques could swamp the mass media with total illusion in 2004 as the election rhetoric ramps up.
“Today’s announcement is significant because it illustrates US DAT’s continued commitment to confront corporate control of mass media,” Secretary Randall M. Packer stated outside his office in Washington, DC, “so that a new century is spared new horrors of Fox News – the issue Americans should care most about.”