In Communication and Capitalism: A Critical Theory, Christian Fuchs outlines foundations of a critical theory of communication. The English version of the book is available open access and as affordable paperback. The book is also available in German.
You can watch a talk where Christian Fuchs talks about some foundations of Communication and Capitalism: A Critical Theory and what it means to critically theorise communication.
Christian Fuchs’ book “Marxism: Karl Marx’s Fifteen Key Concepts for Cultural & Communication Studies.” was published in 2020. It is a critical theory toolkit on how to how to make use of Karl Marx’s ideas in media, communication, and cultural studies. Read more about the English version of the book and its German translation.
The journal tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique’s special issue “Engels@200: Friedrich Engels in the Age of Digital Capitalism” edited by Christian Fuchs was published on the occasion of Engels’s 200th anniversary. It consists of eleven articles that outline the relevance of Engels’s works and thought for the critical analysis of digital capitalism and show the relevance of Engels in the 21st century.
In an episode of the tripleC podcast that accompanies the special issue, Christian Fuchs introduces the relevance of Engels for the critical analysis of digital capitalism: https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-gizhy-f336e9
Read the special issue: Christian Fuchs, ed. 2021. Engels@200: Friedrich Engels in the Age of Digital Capitalism. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique 19 (1): 1-194. Published open access: https://doi.org/10.31269/triplec.v19i1.1233