Dr Richard Barbrook

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics & International Relations at the University of Westminster

Dr. Richard Barbrook was educated at Cambridge, Essex and Kent universities. During the early-1980s, he helped to set up Spectrum Radio, a multi-lingual station operating in London, and published extensively on radio issues. Between 1995 and 2005, Richard was coordinator of the Hypermedia Research Centre at the University of Westminster and was a pioneering critic of dotcom neoliberalism. Since 2007, he has been working at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Westminster. Richard is a member of the Labour party, a trustee of Cybersalon and a founder of Class Wargames. His books include: Media Freedom: the contradictions of communications in the age of modernity; The Class of the New; Imaginary Futures: from thinking machines to the global village; and Class Wargames: ludic subversion against spectacular capitalism. He is at present involved with and writing about the British campaign for an Internet Bill of Rights.

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