Dr Jason Vincent A. Cabañes

Staff details

Dr Jason Vincent A. Cabañes


Senior Lecturer in Postcolonial Media and Culture


Media, Communications and Cultural Studies


j.cabanes (@gold.ac.uk)

Jason researches on media, migration, and multiculturalism as well as on digital media in the global South.

Jason Vincent A. Cabañes is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Media, Communications, and Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London. His current research is on the entangled mediations of cross-cultural solidarities and intimacies across the world. He also does work on digital media cultures in relation to the political, socio-economic, and cultural realities of the global South. He co-authored the short monograph "Consuming digital disinformation: How Filipinos engage with racist and historically distorted online political content" (ISEAS) and co-edited the volume "Mobile media and social intimacies in Asia: Reconfiguring local ties and enacting global relationships" (Springer). He is presently completing his full-length book on media and postcolonial racism, which will be published by New York University Press.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD in Communications Studies (University of Leeds)
  • MA in Communication (Ateneo de Manila University)
  • BA in Communication (Ateneo de Manila University)

Publications and research outputs


Cabañes, Jason Vincent and Luna, Mia Franchesca. 2024. Digital media research from beyond the West: theoretical directions from Philippine-based journals. Online Media and Global Communication, ISSN 2749-9049

Cabañes, Jason Vincent. 2023. The transnationality of mobile media and contemporary racisms: A future research agenda. Mobile Media & Communication, 11(1), pp. 88-94. ISSN 2050-1579

Cabañes, Jason Vincent and Uy-Tioco, Cecilia. 2022. Glocal intimacies: Theorizing mobile media and intimate relationships. Communication, Culture & Critique, 15(4), pp. 463-470. ISSN 1753-9129


Cabañes, Jason Vincent and Santiago, Fernando. 2023. Consuming Digital Disinformation: How Filipinos Engage with Racist and Historically Distorted Online Political Content. Singapore: ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. ISBN 9789815104523

Book Section

Cabañes, Jason Vincent. 2023. Mediating multiculturalism in postcolonial Southeast Asia. In: Matthew Powers, ed. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Collantes, Christianne France and Cabañes, Jason Vincent. 2023. Modern dating in a postcolonial city: Desire, race and identities of cosmopolitanism in Metro Manila. In: Rikke Andreassen; Catrin Lundstrom; Suvi Keskinen and Shirley Ann Tate, eds. The Routledge International Handbook of New Critical Race and Whiteness Studies. Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN 9780367637699

Soriano, Cheryll Ruth and Cabañes, Jason Vincent. 2023. Solidaristic formations among cloud workers in the platform economy: Entrepreneurial logics with resistant identities. In: Terry Flew; Jennifer Holt and Julian Thomas, eds. The SAGE Handbook of the Digital Media Economy. London: SAGE Publications. ISBN 9781526497994

Edited Book

Cabañes, Jason Vincent and Uy-Tioco, Cecilia, eds. 2020. Mobile Media and Social Intimacies in Asia: Reconfiguring Local Ties and Enacting Global Relationships. Dordrecht: Springer. ISBN 9789402417890